VOISS Advisor is designed to support educators with the implementation of the VOISS virtual reality app and the subsequent practice and generalization of the skills learned in virtual reality to real-life settings. VOISS Advisor offers educators the opportunity to build their capacity for knowing and teaching social skills to middle school students through how-to, instructional, and modeling videos, implementation guides, classroom stories, a robust database of lesson plans and a lesson plan builder that helps users locate specific lesson plans that they can customize for their own use with students.
The VOISS app offers educators, students, and their families 140 social skill scenarios that teach knowledge and understanding of 10 Social Skill Domains and 183 unique social skills. VOISS is a virtual reality learning experience that features a number of support for students, educators, and families to further learn and apply social skills in the classroom and greater school setting.
VOISS is a virtual reality experience that uses social situations and scenarios to effectively teach social skills.
Dive into VOISS, a virtual reality experience that uses social situations and scenarios to effectively teach social skills.
Explore instructional strategies, generalization tactics, and instructional supports that you can use to help educators facilitate student generalization of learned social skills into the classroom.
Discover lesson plans, student examples and teacher stories designed to help you contextualize social skill needs for your students.
Utilize our robust lesson plan search tool to locate, download and edit lesson plans to support your students.
How much does VOISS and VOISS Advisor cost?
VOISS is free for download in the Apple and Google Play stores and VOISS Advisor is a federally funded project and it currently free for use!
What age level of student can use VOISS?
VOISS was designed for and with middle school students who struggle with social skills. Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder needing level 1 supports, as well as students with learning disabilities have been the primary users thus far. High school students and adults can find success with VOISS as well.
I want all of my teachers to use VOISS and VOISS Advisor with any student in our middle school who struggles with social skills. How do we get started?
First, we recommend that you learn more about VOISS using the resources at VOISS Advisor. If you have a professional development leader who has questions, please complete our Contact Us form and we would be happy to work with you as you roll out use.
I am a school district interested in using VOISS, how do I get started?
You can download the Apple or Google Play App under Offerings>VOISS>VOISS and VOISS Access and use the resources within Advisor to support your implementation efforts.
My student has finished the scenarios I assigned to him, how do I support generalization into the classroom.
Who created VOISS and VOISS Advisor?
The VOISS team is primarily located at the University of Kansas and is in partnership with Syracuse University and Digital Buckeye.
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Through our work we have entered into several partnerships with school districts and universities. If you are a company, school district or researcher and are interested in working with us, please contact us: