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Celebrate Black History Month with Kai XR

Darryl Greene
February 1, 2024

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.

Through our immersive activities, we provide a unique opportunity to walk in the footsteps of these remarkable individuals and gain a deeper understanding of their pivotal roles in shaping our shared narrative. Log in and get ready to explore, create, and be inspired as we celebrate the rich tapestry of Black history

Black History Month Adventures

Langston Hughes Adventure

  • 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.
  • Click here for our Langston Hughs Adventure Step-By-Step Directions.
Check out our Langston Hughes Adventure, available in Kai XR Learn.

Negro Leagues Baseball Museum Adventure

Check out our Negro Leagues Baseball Museum Adventure, available in Kai XR Learn.

Martin Luther King Jr. Adventure

  • 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.
  • Click here to view our Martin Luther King Jr. Adventure Step-by-Step Directions
Check out our Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Adventure, available in Kai XR Learn

The Obama Portraits Adventure

  • 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.
  • Click here to view our Obama Portraits Adventure Step-by-Step Directions
Check out our The Obama Portraits Adventure, available in Kai XR Learn.

Kobe Bryant Adventure

  • 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.
  • Click here to view our Kobe Bryant Adventure Step-by-Step Directions
Check out our Kobe Bryant Adventure, available in Kai XR Learn.

Aerospace Engineering Adventure

  • 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.
  • Click here to view our Aerospace Engineering Adventure Step-By-Step Directions.
Check out our Aerospace Engineering Adventure, available in Kai XR Learn.

Black History Month Virtual Field Trips

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.

Check out our Black History Month virtual field trip highlights, available in Kai XR Explore.

To get started on these activities and more, click here to log into your Kai XR account.

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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In memory of my sunshine, Ky(ra) G. Frazier. Love you to the moon and back.