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Dr. Angelina Dayton Featured in Language Conference April 17Dr. Angelina Dayton Featured in Language Conference April 17

April 17, 2021, the NYS TESOL TeLL SIG – VirtuaTell 2021 conference will feature Dr. Angelina Dayton, Director and Founder of Students in VR as one of the speakers covering XR language training, teaching, and experiences.

NY State TESOL TeLL SIG 2021

The all-day conference is free to their members and USD $15 for non-members and features a wide variety of expert educators and professionals on the theme of Equal, Access, and the Digital Divide: Challenges and Opportunities for Language Learning and Teaching. This is their first annual conference for TESOL professionals and a great opportunity to explore their student-centered approach for learning and nurturing student engagement. The NYS TESOL Technology Enhanced Language Learning SIG TeLL hosts regular online and in-person events. Among the other luminary speakers at the TeLL SIG conference April 17 are Educators in VR representatives as well.

Dr Angelina Dayton NY TESOL SIG

Dr. Angelina Dayton is the founder and director of Students in VR and the popular Students in VR Conferences. Students in VR is dedicated to providing educational opportunities and skill building for students of all ages in immersive technologies. Students in VR hosts weekly student produced and hosted workshops in AltspaceVR. She is also the Senior Virtual Reality Research Scientist at Virtual World Society. As a professional virtual reality user experience designer, speaker, consultant and trainer, she specializes in design and deployment of virtual reality user experiences into complex organizations such as public schools. Her current projects include the large scale deployment within rural, predominantly Native schools in the United States: over 50 schools with over 15,000 students piloting curated content based on state academic standards.

Check out the NYS TESOL TeLL SIG Schedule for April 17 and come join this day-long exploration of learning languages online and in virtual reality.

 

 

Dr. Angelina Dayton Presents at Virtual World SocietyDr. Angelina Dayton Presents at Virtual World Society

Dr. Angelina Dayton, TheVRLadyThe director of Students in VR, Dr. Angelina Dayton, will be the featured guest for the Virtual World Society Fireside Chat in AltspaceVR February 11, 2021.

Dr. Dayton is known as “The VR Lady.” A long time educator and researcher, she earned the nickname during her years spent hauling VR headsets all around to rural Native American schools in Oklahoma. The students would see her arrive and shout out “The VR lady is here!”

She is a virtual reality user experience designer, speaker, consultant and trainer at TheVRLady.com. She combines her specialties in design and deployment of virtual reality user experiences into complex organizations such as public schools, paired with her expertise based on an anthropological assessment of how best to integrate emerging technology into highly structured, low-resourced environments. She has put more than 10,000 students into VR.

She uses these skills to bring to life one of her current passion projects involving the large scale deployment of immersive technology within rural schools in the Cherokee Nation boundaries, with over 50 schools and over 15,000 students piloting curated content based on state academic standards.

Previously, Dr. Dayton worked with the American Indian Resource Center as a virtual reality specialist. She also works as a research scientist assisting VWS in investigating, evaluating and assessing the adoption of virtual reality.

She has degrees in Education from Stanford University, UC Berkeley, and the University of the Pacific and a degree in American Indian Studies from Northeastern State University. She is the mother of seven amazing children aged 11 to 28 years old and is a children’s magician in her spare time.

We love working with her. She inspires all of us, and she will inspire you at this event with the Virtual World Society.