Kai XR supplies trainees an one-of-a-kind check out their futures.
Kai Frazier is a woman on an objective that needs to know why we aren’t constructing innovation for kids.
The specialized Techstars entrepreneur has constantly revealed a passion for the challenging, yet gratifying work of teaching students. In 2017 she sealed her dedication to the cause when she marketed almost all of her possessions and also crossed the country to discovered Kai XR, an immersive “edtech” start-up concentrated on obtaining arising technology right into the hands of the next generation.
For as lengthy as she can bear in mind, Frazier has wanted to collaborate with youngsters, calling herself a “permanently instructor.” As a matter of fact, she began at 17 years old as an aide in her former third grade instructor’s Chesapeake, Virginia classroom where her then-six years old sis remained in very first grade.
“[ In] senior high school years I was homeless. The only manner in which I might see my sibling was by being in her classroom,”Frazier shares.”I know first-hand what it’s like not to have accessibility to anything. If I understood a lot more concerning my surroundings [what would certainly my life have been like and history] I never ever really left my area.”
Directly experiencing the absence of resources offered to teachers placed Frazier on her course to aiding others. “It’s why I have the ability to deal with kids and also it’s also just how I can truly check out [as well as understand] kids, what’s incorrect or what they require since I really did not have what I required,” she states.
After years of mentor elementary school, she momentarily left the classroom to operate at both the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum as well as the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History as well as Culture, but once again discovered herself drawn to education. This time around, nevertheless, she wanted to bring the power of events and also immersive technology to the center of her instructional initiatives.