augmented reality

Awesome Augmented Reality and New Features – Education Article

Metaverse is a powerful augmented reality (AR) programming app for classrooms. I first wrote about this app in December 2017 shortly after launch. Metaverse has come a long way and is specifically focused on becoming an amazing AR app for classrooms with the new Collections feature. In this blog post, I’ll share the vocabulary I use for teaching programming, how I teach with Metaverse, and some new features that help us manage our classroom as students program in AR and…

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How to Create in AR and VR @coolcatteacher – Education Article

Jaime Donally talks about all the ways kids can create and make inside Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) in the classroom. She gives an excellent overview of all of the apps and tools out there. Today’s Sponsor: Metaverse is a powerful augmented reality app. They have a new classroom management tool called Collections. These let the teacher: View all student experiences in one place Edit and View Experiences in one place Share Student Experiences as a group Metaverse…

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Create Custom Interactive Experiences That Your Students Will Love with Metaverse – Education Article

This collaboration is brought to you by Metaverse and is based on my unbiased experience using their platform Metaverse is one of the most versatile platforms teachers and students can use to create interactive learning experiences. What kind of interactive experiences? Augmented Reality Virtual Reality Choose Your Own Adventure Digital Breakouts Games Polls Multiple Choice and Free Response Questions Text Response Walls Photo Walls Geocaching Puzzles Scavenger Hunts and a lot more! Metaverse in Education Metaverse is one of those…

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VR & AR in the Classroom – Education Article

Hall Davidson shares both simple explanations of Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) in the classroom. He talks about the tools, best practices, and tips for these technologies as well as his predictions for which one he thinks is going to be the most useful for teachers. Today’s Sponsor: Metaverse is a powerful augmented reality app. They have a new classroom management tool called Collections. These let the teacher: View all student experiences in one place Edit and View…

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VR & AR in the Classroom – Education Article

Hall Davidson shares both simple explanations of Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) in the classroom. He talks about the tools, best practices, and tips for these technologies as well as his predictions for which one he thinks is going to be the most useful for teachers. Today’s Sponsor: Metaverse is a powerful augmented reality app. They have a new classroom management tool called Collections. These let the teacher: View all student experiences in one place Edit and View…

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Check out these 10 AR apps for your classroom—coding not required – Education Article

For teachers who have always wanted to use augmented reality (AR)—tech that overlays content on top of the real world—but haven’t had the chance to explore it, Jaime Donally has heard you. In her presentation “Creating Classroom Content in Augmented Reality,” she gave attendees some inside help on which apps to use in the classroom. With programs ranging from beginner level to current AR practitioners, she offered 10 apps that can help educators get started with no coding skills needed.…

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What is Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality? – Education Article

Go to any educational technology conference or ed tech blog today and you are bound to encounter augmented reality and virtual reality products. They’re the hot topics of the day in the educational technology industry. Every week I answer questions from readers about AR and VR. One of the patterns I’ve discerned from answering those questions is that a lot of people aren’t clear on what AR and VR really are what is different about the two technologies. Here’s a…

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Using Virtual Reality to Provide Intervention for Teens with Depression or Anxiety – Education Article

One of the more interesting applications of technology I’ve come across recently addresses a challenge that more and more students are facing. Pixvana and Limbix have created an interactive VR therapy for adolescent depression and anxiety. Curious about this idea in general, I did a quick search on Google Scholar and discovered that there is a growing body of research about the use of VR in mental health interventions. The idea behind this recent work is that by showing situations that could lead to depression…

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20 real-world examples of Augmented Reality – Education Article

The 2019 instalment of Virtual Reality Working Out Loud Week kicks off next month. For a couple of previous VR WOL Weeks I’ve collated lists of the examples that the participants unearthed – see 20 real-world examples of Virtual Reality and 25 more real-world examples of Virtual Reality. This time however I’ve decided to do something different. I’ve decided to focus my attention on Augmented Reality. As with VR, there’s plenty of talk out there about how wonderful AR is…

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Augmented Reality Creation Tool for a Web 3.0 Future – Education Article

When it comes to augmented reality in the classroom we often think of students as consumers. In these type of augmented reality experiences, students might spin around a globe. Or they might see a diagram pop off of their screen. These learning experiences can certainly be compelling. But one of the things I’m most excited about this year are the ways students can create their own augmented reality experiences. Here is where 3DBear comes into play. Last year I wrote…

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Mock It Up! 9 Tools for Learners to Design, Blueprint, and Visualize Their Innovations – Teacher Reboot Camp – Education Article

“Proper perspective brings about clear direction.” – Mike Anthoni, Author of The Blueprint One way to truly inspire innovation is to send students on learning missions or challenges to invent or imagine a new app, vehicle, machine, building, or system that solves a problem. I’ve sent students on missions to imagine a house or vehicle for people to live on in space. I’ve challenged them to invent apps to solve real world problems they face or to help a superhero. I’ve gotten…

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Step into the Worlds Most Innovative Mobile Classroom – Education Article

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | In this episode of the TeacherCast Podcast, we welcome Raysana Hurtado from Intel and California Educator, Kennan Scott, onto the program to discuss how Intel is transforming education by demonstrating what might be possible in not just the “classroom of the future”, but the “classroom of the present”. This year, Intel traveled across the country working with teachers and students to showcase…

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Last Call to Download Six PD Webinars in One Convenient Bundle – Education Article

For the last week I have made my six most popular webinars of 2018 available to download in one convenient bundle. That offer expires at the same time the ball drops tonight in New York City (midnight Eastern Time). This package includes the following webinars that you can download and watch whenever you want: Introduction to AR & VR in Education 5 Ways to Blend Technology Into Outdoor Lessons Ten Search Strategies Students Need to Know Get Organized With Google…

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