Distant Discovery: Virtual Field Trips from the Classroom

Contributor: Jon Roepke

A hot area in K-12 education technology is giving students immersive learning experiences.

As a director of product management at an EdTech company, my job is to help develop products that can improve those learning experiences inside and outside the classroom.

Utilizing high-speed data connections and video conferencing tools, PORTS enables park rangers to interact with kids in real time, taking them on virtual field trips in…Read more here.

Join Belkin’s Phil Alfonso at FETC:

Phil is a product manager at Belkin, where he is responsible for the company’s EdTech product portfolio, and designs impactful classroom solutions based on deep consumer and education insights. The award-winning products he has developed are used in classrooms all around the world. Alfonso has a decade of experience at a number of tech companies in product and sales roles. Alfonso has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Phoenix.

FETC Presentation:

SB01 | Virtual Voyaging Through California State Parks