The world around us is changing every day. And the innovative technologies such as Augmented (AR) and Virtual (VR) Reality are playing a great role in this fast development, bursting into almost all spheres of our lives.
Today the need for experts in AR an VR is growing every day, very soon the new professions will come to the fore like "architect of virtualities", "designer of virtual worlds", "VR films director" or "AR games producer".
So the big question is: "When should we start teaching our children these innovative skills and professions?"
Digitalization became almost native for the children of the 21st century. A kid is surrounded by gadgets and various technical devices since he is 2+ years old. However, do modern children use the gadgets wisely? Most often a tablet becomes just a means of entertainment and distracts a kid from a proper development trajectory. How to combine the fun part with the useful one starting from an early age?
This is exactly what the Moscow Children's KidSkills Championship is about!
Moscow Children's Championship KidSkills is a great opportunity for early career guidance for children of preschool and primary school age.
The championship started in 2018 where contests were held in 5 competencies. The good news is that the starting year was very successful so that the championsip is growing fast and in 2019 it doubled the list of competencies featuring 10 contests! One of them is the "Technology of designing virtual and augmented reality"!
The competition period will start in September 2019 and will last till November 2019. So if you are willing to take part in it, please go to the official page of the KIDSKILLS Championship (available in Russian only) where you can find a lot of useful information, sample materials and other important tips on how to register and get ready to become the champion in designing virtual and augmented reality!