It's Black History Month at Kai XR, and we're thrilled to invite to check out our learning resources that are sure to inspire your students. This month, we shine a spotlight on the incredible contributions of Black pioneers in science, the profound impact of civil rights leaders like Martin Luther King Jr., the courageous spirit of Ruby Bridges, and the legendary legacy of Kobe Bryant. Dive into the poetry of Langston Hughes and step back in time at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum.
February 1st not only kicks off Black History Month, but it is also the birthday of one of the most influential figures in African-American literature— Langston Hughes. On this adventure students will travel to the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Black History to explore Hughes’ literature and legacy as well as his contributions to the Harlem Renaissance.
What happens when your dreams are denied? When African-American baseball players were denied their dreams to play in Major League Baseball (MLB) they decided to make a league of their own. Check out our latest adventure that explores the tenacity of Black baseball against all odds.
Celebrate the legacy of one of history's most influential civil rights leaders with our Martin Luther King Learning Adventure. With the power of virtual reality, your students can embark on a virtual tour to learn about Martin Luther King Jr.'s iconic speeches, significant milestones, and the importance of his vision for equality.
The Obama portraits offer a fascinating window into the powerful legacy of the first black president and first lady of the United States. Join us in exploring the Obama portraits, where art, culture, and history intersect. In this adventure, your students will be transported to the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery where they will be introduced to the artists behind the historic portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama.
Kobe Bryant is a basketball legend whose legacy extends far beyond the realm of sports. In this adventure, students can relive some of Kobe's most iconic moments on the court, discover his unwavering dedication to hard work, resilience, and his pursuit of excellence. Let's honor Kobe's contributions to the world and inspire the next generation to push beyond their limits, embrace their passions, and make a positive impact in their own unique ways.
Soar to new heights with our aerospace engineering adventure featuring trailblazer Tiera Fletcher. With this interactive adventure, students can explore a unique career path as well as the essential role of mathematics, computer science, and engineering in space travel. This experience empowers scholars to pursue their passions and make their dreams a reality.
But wait!— There’s more. Hop on over to our Explore page for our Black History Month virtual field trip highlights.
Our first highlight takes students back in time to explore the courage and resilience of Ruby Bridges as she broke barriers for equality. It's an opportunity to walk beside history while gaining a deeper understanding of her profound impact.
Next up, travel to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave for a behind-the-scenes tour of the White House by president Barack Obama and First lady Michelle Obama. Experience this iconic landmark while learning about the significant moments that unfolded within its walls. From the Oval Office to the stunning architecture, your students will feel like they're on a private VIP tour.
To get started, head over to our Explore page & search “Ruby Bridges” and “The People’s House” to check it out.
Let's continue to honor Black History every day, embracing diversity, promoting inclusion, and empowering our students to become change makers. With Kai XR by your side, the adventure of learning never stops. Looking forward to more educational fun as we continue to explore, dream, and transform the world, one story at a time.
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