These days, students can walk into a classroom and use their tablet or smartphone as the AR device to trigger to original content made on movie-making software and posted to YouTube, leading to an immediate and immersive learning experience.
It has truly begun to blur — the line between science fiction movies and what we can actually do on our cell phones. In this short video on The Parent Show, PBS Kids resident expert Jeremy Roberts explains how augmented reality games can teach complex ideas like gravity and fiction. How can this technology be … Continue reading From Sci-Fi to Cell Phone: Augmented Reality Games are Here →
The next generation of learners will have access to an astounding array of tools — including augmented reality games. What’s the purpose of this high-tech approach? To use “the world as the hook to get students interested in learning,” says Kurt Squire, the associate education professor at University of Wisconsin-Madison, in an article by Heather … Continue reading Students Become Immersed in History with Augmented Reality Games →