Into the Metaverse - Virtually

The Metaverse has been defined in many ways by technology companies, vertical industry and more. For larger technology companies it may mean enabling larger infrastructures, services or domains but for small businesses and startups like us it is more of a business model that includes technology as well as access to portable metaverses to enable your business model. In the current business model, most of our vision of business and the corresponding applications, stacks and more are aligned to ...

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Learnroll News, Friday, June 24, 2022

CME and Immersive Technologies

CME or Continuing Medical Education has been defined by Accreditation council for CME (Continuing medical education) as educational activities which serve to maintain, develop, or increase the knowledge, skills, and professional performance and relationships that a physician uses to provide services for patients, the public, or the profession. The content of CME is that body of knowledge and skills generally ...

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Learnroll News, Friday, October 30, 2020

Back to school resources

Most schools and universities in US have gone back to opening classes online. Some have opted for in-person classes while most have opted to keep institutions closed and have used technology based video solutions like Zoom, Meet or other to conduct face to face classes online. Here is a list of some back to school resources OECD Coronavirus Special OECD Back to school resources for COVID US Department of Education Consumer Finance - Education CDC Back to School CDC Backpack Card CDC- ...

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Learnroll News, Monday, August 31, 2020

Coronavirus impact and how Live 360 streaming can help

We were planned to be there at SXSW Edu event this week. It was cancelled due to outbreak of the COVID-19 virus across continents and countries. In spite of multiple technology advances like AI and medicine, we have still not able to control or predict major outbreaks like SARS or Coronavirus- which is a major challenge in a modern world. It has affected major economies with offices, schools and events closing its doors obstructing daily life. The largest impact is for schools and colleges ...

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Learnroll News, Monday, March 9, 2020

VR in the Classroom - What students and teachers reviewed

VR in the classroom has not seen fast adoption and we find answers for it in the classroom The first and foremost factor is comfort and usability factor of the hardware which does not feel heavy or too difficult to maneuver in a classroom. Time is an essential factor for students and like any other tool they need to use it effectively beside many other tools in supplementing their lessons. Technology aided learning features like Voice or fun facts was up voted by students as most ... Read more...
Learnroll News, Wednesday, October 30, 2019

S.T.E.M - A way of thinking

STEM is a big buzzword in the United States and it has multiple implementations based on what schools perceive it as. STEM is more than a way of integrating science, maths, and engineering as part of classroom courses STEM is not just a coding course or a science experiment but the ability to analyze and think of a concept to implementation to real-world problems of scenarios.This may be done in a non-curriculum or curriculum-based approach. "STEM is more than a school subject, or the ...

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Learnroll News, Friday, April 27, 2018

The Gen Z and the "Artificial Intelligence" viewpoint

A blog by Sushmita Chatterjee Spring break has started and it has been an interesting week at my home with two 9 and 10 years old trying to spend their time watching T.V, painting and doing other activities. I put a proposal of "Why not design an app?". GenZ children love apps and whether it is gaming, educational or otherwise it always lights up their face. Most children do not perceive PCS and websites as relevant products or services other than in a tablet or a phone. A few years back ...

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Learnroll News, Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Democratization of an educational ecosystem

How are the millennials learning? Has there been any change in their learning outcomes? These are some of the challenging questions that any "educator" needs to address. Education & Learning centers (unlike the healthcare system which has a wide variety of specialized centers), comprises of schools/institutions which are still categorized as "private schools”, "public schools" , "charter schools" ,"homeschools" or "afterschool". We do not see a de-centralized learning process which provides ... Read more...
Learnroll News, Tuesday, January 23, 2018

True knowledge is inherently interdisciplinary.

Several years ago, a college newspaper editorial board wrote an editorial suggesting that the college get rid of “useless” humanities departments, such as foreign languages and history, and funnel more resources to “useful” departments. In response, I wrote the following letter, but I never sent it. At Learnroll Immerse, we believe that education is more than grades and skill development. Grades and job skills are certainly part of the equation, but real learning can be about grades, job ...

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Learnroll News, Friday, January 5, 2018

2017 - Retrospective

2017 - A Retrospective. The first few months of any startup business are always difficult, and the start for Learnroll Immerse was no different. The education industry adopts technology slowly, and we are disrupting education by incorporating the latest technology (some of which are still in beta stages). The Initial Research The initial challenge was to invest in a disruptive technology like 3D/VR/AR to enable a different kind of learning that provides perspectives beyond the textbooks. ...

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Learnroll News, Saturday, December 30, 2017

Why choose emerging immersive technology for learning?

Technology is cool but not all cool technologies may be a necessary fit for your use case. As an Enterprise solution architect in my previous job there are some basic solution mandates that architect use for creating a solution for an enterprise. I found that this also helped me making my choice of technology for a problem area. Solution Retrofit The technology landscape is huge and changing. There are new technologies created every day that claim to solve many problems - whether it is ...

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Learnroll News, Sunday, November 19, 2017

Perspectives of education and learning from educators

This is a note from some of my earlier talks or conversations, with educators and I gathered some valuable points on education as educators see it - whether as teachers, administrators or principals. This is an excerpt from some of the conversations with educators who care to bring about a change in way learning is today. -Sushmita Chatterjee The Educators Viewpoint These were some of the areas that the teachers felt that needed to change . Teachers need to be mentors today and play a ... Read more...
Learnroll News, Sunday, October 22, 2017

Science Education challenges

In my recent trip to India , I came across many organizations and institutions that were offering "education" support to the millions of children seeking education or learning; both for-profit and non-profit groups. However the basic question remains, what exactly does this "education" impart? Is it another mechanism to get ahead in a "grade rat race" or initiatives to really build the next generation students who will contribute to science. The thought has been aptly expressed by a ...

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Learnroll News, Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Learn more about our unique learning space

At Learnroll Immerse, we designed our learning space to promote experiential learning. Our students do not sit at desks. At Learnroll Immerse, students spend time in our three modern learning spaces. Our 3D classroom  Our 3D classroom is our primary learning space. In this room, students and teachers spend time together learning on a comfortable couch. Our teachers present lessons using our high end 3D projector and whiteboard. The students use chromebooks to work on group and ...

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Learnroll News, Thursday, June 29, 2017

3D & VR Learning

3D and Virtual Reality are not just games. They can be an essential component of serious learning too. Our current learning process and methods do not take advantage of recent technological advances. Learnroll Immerse takes advantage of new immersive technologies and content to enhance learning for all students.  Technology cannot replace a teacher, but teachers can use better tools.  

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Learnroll News, Monday, May 29, 2017

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