The post-1990’s generation, Gen Z, doesn’t remember a world without digital technology. In fact, the children of millennials, born after 2010, are sometimes described as Generation Alpha. They are poised to be the most tech-savvy demographic to date, with a pathway to success that is largely shaped by video, e-books, podcasts, voice command, and the advent of virtual reality (VR) headsets and augmented reality (AR).

As our business and personal lives increasingly merge with the digital environment, the progression to a more technologically focused model in the classroom is gaining momentum. This trend is reflected in the...

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  • About the Author:

    Cathy Hackl is a leading voice in augmented reality and virtual reality. She is a futurist, a well-known speaker globally, and the co-author of Marketing New Realities, the only book on AR/VR for marketing. Hackl joined Atlanta-based You Are Here Labs in 2018, where she leads agencies, brands, and companies in applying futuristic technologies like augmented reality and virtual reality for marketing and training. Hackl is currently advising Lethbridge College in Canada on their VR/AR curriculum development.