Virtual-reality field trips could become norm in schools

On a February afternoon in a Brooklyn classroom, 16-year-old Taylor Engler came face to face with a cow. But it was all in her head.A virtual reality headset had transported the Berkeley Carroll School junior and eight classmates to an upstate New York farm 250 miles (402 kilometers) away. For students, the technology means field trips are no longer limited by the length of a bus ride. Stud...