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  • Preparing Future Ready Students with VR

    Preparing Future Ready Students with VR

    October 13, 2017
    This blog post was adapted from an article by Wendy McMahon that appeared on EdSurge. Read the full story here. Students are surrounded by technology everywhere…

  • Safe Hands-On Learning in a Virtual Environment

    Safe Hands-On Learning in a Virtual Environment

    October 08, 2017
    Educators know that students are more engaged in the classroom when they are able to participate in hands-on learning. (Check out this study out of Purdue…

  • Interview with zSpace CEO Paul Kellenberger

    Interview with zSpace CEO Paul Kellenberger

    September 29, 2017
    This blog post was adapted from an interview that appeared in CEOCFO Magazine. Read the full interview here. CEOCFO Magazine caught up with zSpace CEO…

  • Tips for Working with Technology in the Classroom

    Tips for Working with Technology in the Classroom

    September 22, 2017
    Students are exposed to different types of technology everywhere they go. It’s even commonplace in the classroom for today’s students. But…

  • Technology and Student Collaboration

    Technology and Student Collaboration

    September 15, 2017
    Today technology is often blamed for making people anti-social. People prefer texting instead of making a phone call. Stand in a crowd or wait in…

  • What is Career & Technical Education (CTE)?

    What is Career & Technical Education (CTE)?

    September 08, 2017
    There has been a lot of talk about Career & Technical Education, or CTE, in the education world lately. But, what is CTE? According to Advance CTE,…

  • Benefits of 3D Technology in Health Career Prep

    Benefits of 3D Technology in Health Career Prep

    September 01, 2017
    3D technology is great learning tool making its way into classrooms and learning centers all over the world. There are many benefits to using 3D technology,…

  • Learning with Mixed Reality: Solar Eclipse

    Learning with Mixed Reality: Solar Eclipse

    August 25, 2017
    This past week, people all over the United States were excited about viewing a solar eclipse on Monday, August 21. Tourists flocked to the path of totality,…

  • Education Buzzwords [Infographic]

    Education Buzzwords [Infographic]

    August 18, 2017
    With students heading back to school, now is a great time to make sure that you are up-to-date on all of your education buzzwords. There are so many commonly…

  • 3 Tips to Get Edtech Ready for Back-to-School

    3 Tips to Get Edtech Ready for Back-to-School

    August 11, 2017
    Back-to-school season is here! Educators everywhere are busy readying their classrooms, preparing new lessons, and getting excited to welcome new students…

  • Excite and Engage Students with Virtual Reality

    Excite and Engage Students with Virtual Reality

    July 31, 2017
    This blog post was adapted from a case study that appeared on District Administration. Read the full story here. Educators selecting new educational technology…

  • zSpace by the Numbers in 2017

    zSpace by the Numbers in 2017

    July 18, 2017
    Can you believe that 2017 is over halfway gone? It has already been an exciting year for the team at zSpace, and we're taking time this summer to reflect…

  • A New Type of Automotive Shop Class

    A New Type of Automotive Shop Class

    June 30, 2017
    The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that many of the fastest growing jobs by 2022 will be in career and technical education (CTE) fields. In order…

  • Mixed Reality Classroom Experience Giveaway at ISTE 2017

    Mixed Reality Classroom Experience Giveaway at ISTE 2017

    June 24, 2017
    We're giving away a mixed reality classroom experience each day of the ISTE 2017 Conference & Expo!  If you are attending the show, stop…

  • Incorporating Mixed Reality into Multi-Disciplinary Learning

    Incorporating Mixed Reality into Multi-Disciplinary Learning

    June 22, 2017
    The use case for mixed reality, a combination of augmented and virtual reality, in STEM courses is easy to make. Students of all ages can safely experiment…

  • Beyond Textbooks at Lockport High School District

    Beyond Textbooks at Lockport High School District

    June 16, 2017
    Educators have relied on textbooks for classroom learning for a long time. But the demands of preparing 21st century students for college and their future…

  • Getting Ready for ISTE 2017

    Getting Ready for ISTE 2017

    June 12, 2017
    The ISTE 2017 Conference & Expo is just around the corner, and the zSpace team is gearing up for another fantastic show. This week we’re putting…

  • Even Educators are Learning New Things with Mixed Reality

    Even Educators are Learning New Things with Mixed Reality

    May 26, 2017
    Students at Snowline Joint Unified School District are learning human anatomy with mixed reality in their medical courses. The mixed reality…

  • Project-Based Learning at St. Charles Community Schools

    Project-Based Learning at St. Charles Community Schools

    May 16, 2017
    Technology has become a very important part of our everyday lives. Technology has also become an increasingly important part of the classroom. Schools…

  • Infographic: Setting Up Space for New EdTech

    Infographic: Setting Up Space for New EdTech

    May 12, 2017
    Your school is purchasing new educational technology (edtech), but still needs to decide where to house this new technology. There are lots of options…

  • Student Improvements with Mixed Reality?

    Student Improvements with Mixed Reality?

    May 04, 2017
    Mixed, augmented, and virtual reality edtech tools are making news everywhere. But what do these tools actually mean for students and educators? Do they…

  • 3D Technology is Catching Up

    3D Technology is Catching Up

    April 27, 2017
    There is nothing natural about flat screens and yet, we spend hours staring at them everyday. Our vision was perfected over time to survive in our 3D world…

  • Mixed Reality and CTE Courses

    Mixed Reality and CTE Courses

    April 20, 2017
    In 1990, the number of credits earned by high school students in career and technical education (CTE) fields exceeded that of social studies, science and…

  • Will EdTech Ever Replace Books?

    Will EdTech Ever Replace Books?

    April 06, 2017
    Technology has changed the way students learn in the classroom. With new technology like mixed reality offering immersive learning experiences, there…

  • Future of Medicine Chat with Dr. Desai, Pediatric Cardiologist

    Future of Medicine Chat with Dr. Desai, Pediatric Cardiologist

    March 24, 2017
    As part of our ongoing VR and the Future of Medicine series, the zSpace Team is sharing stories about the future of medicine. Last month, zSpace Director…

  • Utica Community Schools Innovate with Edtech

    Utica Community Schools Innovate with Edtech

    March 17, 2017
    Utica Community Schools Recognized for Promoting Student Innovation.  Last week, the team at zSpace was thrilled to recognize Utica Community Schools…

  • 3D Visualization: A Way to Save Lives?

    3D Visualization: A Way to Save Lives?

    March 09, 2017
    The tools for saving millions of lives already exist - we just need to use them.  As part of our ongoing VR and the Future of Medicine series, the…

  • Three Ways Doctors Are Using Virtual Reality (VR) for Surgery Today

    Three Ways Doctors Are Using Virtual Reality (VR) for Surgery Today

    February 27, 2017
    As part of our ongoing VR and the Future of Medicine series, the zSpace Team is sharing stories about virtual reality and the medical field. Below is a…

  • Anatomy Class Can Be Tough!

    Anatomy Class Can Be Tough!

    February 16, 2017
    Anatomy can be a tough course! People in the medical profession spend years learning the different parts of the body and how they work. But that has not…

  • Heart Health Month: Interview with Dr. Desai

    Heart Health Month: Interview with Dr. Desai

    February 09, 2017
    February is Heart Health Month, so this month the zSpace Team is sharing stories about the future of medicine. zSpace Director of Education Elizabeth Lytle,…

  • How VR & AR Are Changing Anatomy Class

    How VR & AR Are Changing Anatomy Class

    February 02, 2017
    Anatomy class traditionally devotes most classroom time to static presentations, dense textbooks and examination of a 3D model with limited mobility. These…

  • zSpace Edu Gets Excited About FETC 2017

    zSpace Edu Gets Excited About FETC 2017

    January 20, 2017
    2017 is off to a great start, and we here at zSpace are excited by all of the buzz around innovative educational technology. The team is headed to the…

  • STEM Learning with Edtech

    STEM Learning with Edtech

    January 12, 2017
    The demand on students to understand Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) is greater than ever before. Current research demonstrates…

  • zSpace Tour Heads Back on the Road

    zSpace Tour Heads Back on the Road

    January 05, 2017
    The zSpace Mobile Tour fleet is multiplying! We here at zSpace are putting the finishing touches on four vehicles - two RVs and two trailers - which will…

  • Get Social with Screen Based Virtual Reality

    Get Social with Screen Based Virtual Reality

    August 25, 2016
    Though they can provide jaw-dropping and immersive experiences, head mounted display VR and AR products such as Oculus Rift and HTC’s Vive have sparked…

  • Is Technology Making Us Antisocial?

    Is Technology Making Us Antisocial?

    August 15, 2016
    Have you ever walked into a restaurant and seen a family dinner devoid of any social interaction because they’re all glued to their smartphones or…

  • The Case for Hands-On Learning

    The Case for Hands-On Learning

    August 15, 2016
    According to Forbes, 60% of managers claim that new graduates do not have the critical thinking and problem solving skills necessary for the job. Sounds…

  • What Educators can Learn from Pokémon GO

    What Educators can Learn from Pokémon GO

    August 09, 2016
    Pokémon GO has captured the attention of millions across the globe at lightning speed-- no really, have you ever seen a crowd of people storming…

  • How to Get Special Needs Students to Succeed

    How to Get Special Needs Students to Succeed

    August 01, 2016
    Special needs learners come in all shapes and sizes. From auditory or visual learners to those with cognitive disabilities, special needs learners often…

  • Infographic: EdTech Buyer’s Guide

    Infographic: EdTech Buyer’s Guide

    July 21, 2016
    In the recent article in District Administration Len Scrogan, former K12 Administrator and Adjunct Professor at University of Colorado, addresses…

  • Headset VR: For men only?

    Headset VR: For men only?

    July 20, 2016
    This isn’t the first time technology has been created with a gender bias; research conducted in the 1960s set the standards for air conditioning…

  • Infographic: Inquiry-Based Learning

    Infographic: Inquiry-Based Learning

    July 17, 2016
    In the modern era, what was adequate in industrialized education is no longer. Today’s workforce has no use for docile information retainers, trained…

  • 3 Reasons for High School Dropouts

    3 Reasons for High School Dropouts

    July 12, 2016
    Some call it “The Silent Epidemic,” others refer to it as a crisis; today we’re talking about the high school dropout problem. It is…

  • Will Headset VR Ever have a Place in the Classroom?

    Will Headset VR Ever have a Place in the Classroom?

    July 11, 2016
    With the release of Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, there is growing excitement around Virtual Reality and the possibilities it offers in education; some even…

  • Is testing the biggest obstacle to teaching?

    Is testing the biggest obstacle to teaching?

    July 10, 2016
    Does Common Core testing in your district have you pulling out your hair? You are not alone. The implementation of Common Core State Standards has teachers…

  • 3 Signs Students are Ready for College

    3 Signs Students are Ready for College

    July 07, 2016
    Do your students meet the mark? In today’s fast-changing, knowledge-based economy, jobs are increasingly requiring critical thinking, creativity…

  • Join the Maker Movement with zSpace: Tinker Toys of Today’s Generation

    Join the Maker Movement with zSpace: Tinker Toys of Today’s Generation

    June 23, 2016
    Ding Ding. The clock strikes 8:00 am and children are in their seats. The bell tells you it’s time for 45 minutes of math class, going over Chapter…

  • Tips for creating an engaged classroom

    Tips for creating an engaged classroom

    June 03, 2016
    Hands-on, interactive learning makes the classroom come alive. Students thrive when they are able to manipulate materials and explore concepts with their…

  • Hands-on learning: How one district boosts engagement

    Hands-on learning: How one district boosts engagement

    June 02, 2016
    Student engagement continues to rank as one of the primary issues facing teachers today, according to a recent poll by SmartBrief Education. Fifty-seven…

  • Why fear doesn’t have a place in the classroom

    Why fear doesn’t have a place in the classroom

    May 04, 2016
    Historically, fear has been used to get students -- and teachers -- to comply with rigid curricula and standardized tests. It’s more than just the…

  • What Will Learning Be Like in 20 Years?

    What Will Learning Be Like in 20 Years?

    May 04, 2016
    We’re at an educational crossroads. In the past, most curricula were designed to prepare students for industrial age careers. Now, much of that work…

  • Engaging students in STEM curriculum

    Engaging students in STEM curriculum

    March 24, 2016
    How do we engage students in STEM curriculum? In the opening chapter of Steve Jobs' biography, he is quoted as saying that his elementary…

  • Creativity in STEAM Labs

    Creativity in STEAM Labs

    December 16, 2015
    Activities that encourage students to take objects apart, put them back together and solve problems through invention are the kind of hands-on learning…

  • Collaborative learning: Two heads are better than one

    Collaborative learning: Two heads are better than one

    November 18, 2015
    According to the New Media Consortium's 2015 Horizon Report increasing use of collaborative learning approaches is one of the key trends…

  • Teach kids to be resilient with a learn by doing approach

    Teach kids to be resilient with a learn by doing approach

    November 06, 2015
    Winston Churchill famously defined success as "stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” Should we teach resilience in…

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