Kendall Hunt Publishing Acquires Part of Virtual Reality Science Curriculum Company

“This partnership and investment allows Kendall Hunt to enhance our curricula offerings with virtual reality in a way that will transform education” said Chad Chandlee, President and Chief Operating Officer of Kendall Hunt Publishing.

Through the world of virtual reality, students can experience one-of-a-kind curriculum that immerses them into the subject – literally.

VictoryVR, a virtual reality science curriculum company based in Davenport, Iowa, allows students to take virtual field trips to places such as Redwoods Forest, California; Apache Point Observatory in New Mexico; Kitty Hawk, North Carolina and take an interactive tour of a human cell through this science curriculum.

Kendall Hunt Publishing Company’s PreK-12 division acquired part of VictoryVR earlier this spring. A publisher of PreK-12 science, math and gifted curriculum, Kendall Hunt has been in the publishing industry since 1944, starting under the name William C. Brown. The addition of virtual reality science curriculum strengthens Kendall Hunt’s existing textbook and digital offerings. NGSS-aligned, the virtual reality modules can be used as a supplement to any science curriculum.

“This partnership and investment allows Kendall Hunt to enhance our curricula offerings with virtual reality in a way that will transform education. Partnerships like this give us runway into the future and are at the core of the foundation for which Kendall Hunt was built upon,” said Chad Chandlee, President and Chief Operating Officer of Kendall Hunt Publishing.

While the initial 24 modules are for middle school students, VictoryVR wants to expand science curriculum offerings to high school students, too.

Of the middle school modules that will all be available in August, each module includes five…

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