It’s one thing to be able to show students pictures of far-off cities and amazing locations, but allowing them to experience these places through virtual reality or augmented reality can be quite powerful. There is definitely no shortage of virtual reality apps and videos in the world of educational technology. But, what is virtual reality? According to the English Oxford Living Dictionaries, ... Read More about EdTech Tools in My Classroom: Virtual Reality is AWESOME!
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*In exchange for a review, I was given two VR/AR headsets and two decks of system cards from Utopia 360* WOW! This is AWESOME! I was recently contacted by the great people at Utopia 360 VR and asked to review their VR and AR system. It. Is. SUPER COOL! As I high school Social Studies teacher, I knew I couldn't provide a review of the products as they would be used in my classroom - while these ... Read More about Utopia Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Kit – Review
Hello, friends! I'm extremely interested in leveraging the power of Augmented Reality in the classroom, after learning about it at RCET earlier this year. I hope you enjoy this guest post about great Augmented Reality apps for your classroom by Steven Wesley! Technology is predominant in every aspect of our lives. Can you imagine living without the TV, computer, tablet, smartphone, eReader, ... Read More about 5 Great Augmented Reality Apps for the Classroom – Guest Post
I was fortunate enough to attend some GREAT sessions during my time at RCET this week, and one of these great sessions was on Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality. I've had experience with both of these "realities" - more experience with VR than AR - and was excited to learn more about the applications for AR in the classroom! I learned about Augmented Reality, specifically using Aurasma, ... Read More about Augmented Reality – My Day at RCET
Hey, all! Happy Tuesday! We're officially in the second half of summer - if you're like me, the Fourth of July marks the halfway point. My back to school dreams have started and my wheels have been turning, thinking about changes and updates I'm making in my classroom for the new year! Are you looking for ideas and energy to jumpstart your back to school planning? Illuminate is the book for you! ... Read More about 3 Reasons to Read Illuminate Before School Starts