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Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

The essence of virtual reality's appeal is immersing yourself in a role you normally wouldn't or couldn't in real life. Close your eyes and suddenly you're a viking or a detective dressed as a bat. But, in our somber reality, US teachers may soon find themselves forced into virtual roles they never chose for themselves: ballistic experts, first responders, crisis coordinators.