AR, VR & QR

By Digital Learning | A collection of articles on using augmented reality, virtual reality and QR codes in education.

VR On A Budget – Mr P’s ICT Top 6 Free Apps And Resources

Not got the funds for 30 headsets? Here's how to get the benefits of virtual reality without the spend<p>Lee Parkinson, Primary teacher, author, blogger …

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Teachers Explain Why VR is More Than Just a Buzzword

When I wrote about my high hopes for edtech back in August, student-created virtual reality was near the top of my list. I envisioned students …

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12 augmented reality apps students can use today

Augmented reality--a technology that uses a trigger image to superimpose digital content over a user’s view of the real world--is growing in …

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How #VR Storytelling could help schools

It might sound like I’m just jumping on the latest bandwagon in #edTech when I start writing a post on Virtual Reality in the classroom but I’m …

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Focus is key to blending virtual objects with the real world

You might remember Avegant for its unusual take on the video headset. The Glyph looked like (and doubled up as) headphone cans but worked pretty well. We called it "a wearable cinema for serious movie fans." Now, the startup is taking on a bigger challenge with Light Field, its "mixed reality …

Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality in the Classroom @coolcatteacher

A Beginning List Of The Best Resources On Virtual Reality In Education

My student teachers and I have been making some initial attempts at trying out Google Cardboard with my English Language Learner students (I bought a …

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Ripping Learning off the Page

Virtual reality is a powerful, low-cost, easy-to-access resource for teachers. You can create deep, meaningful learning experiences for students with …

Augmented Reality Is Bringing The Internet To Life

In the early 90’s the World Wide Web came online and with it came most people’s introduction to the internet.<p>At first, it was just this thing that …

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Virtual Reality Is Bringing These Lost Worlds Back to Life

Stuart Eve thinks that to really understand what it was like to live in the past, you have to see it for yourself. And you have to hear it and smell it, too.<p>Eve is an archaeologist working on something like a low-budget time machine. A few years ago, he made a prototype for an augmented reality app …

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The AR app for the Science classroom?

I’ve long been a fan of using augmented reality and virtual reality too. So much so I wrote a book about it (free on iBooks Store here and whilst a …

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Tim Cook Thinks Augmented Reality Could Be as Big As the iPhone

In a new interview in <i>The Independent</i>, Apple CEO Tim Cook offers a ringing endorsement of augmented reality—technology that layers digital information …

10 Reasons To Use Virtual Reality In The Classroom

<b>10 Reasons To Use Virtual Reality In The Classroom</b><p>by <b>Ashley McCann</b><p>Although still an emerging technology in terms of recognizing its full potential, …

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Samsung and Six Flag's New Mixed Reality Roller Coaster Ride Looks Absolutely Insane

A world’s first.<p>Samsung and Six Flags presented a handful of virtual reality coasters last year, but received little fanfare due to the excessive amount of visual stimulation—lacking reality, basically. This time, the duo are one-upping the effort with a world’s first roller coaster experience that …

Roller Coasters

How to Use Chrome to Scan QR Codes on iPads and iPhones

Let’s face it. Sometimes less is more. If one app can do the job of two or three others, then one app will often be a better choice. It takes up less …

Education Technology

Augmented Reality: Transform your surroundings to learn anytime, anywhere!

With the immense popularity of games such as Pokemon Go, the concept of Augmented Reality (AR) needs no introduction. Thanks to the emergence of …

Buffalo students unveil unusual new science technology

In one of the most rural elementary schools in the metropolitan Quad-Cities, a quiet revolution is beginning in the science curriculum.<p>On Tuesday, …

Education

Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) are using VR and AR for their course catalog

The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) just released their course catalog that is unlike any college catalog that I’ve ever seen. The SCAD …

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How our school is using Virtual Reality to prepare pupils for a future dominated by technology 

Virtual reality, augmented reality, mixed reality, haptic feedback; the line between these and many other technological realities is becoming blurred and they are beginning to be grouped under one umbrella term: artificial reality. But what is artificial reality and how can it be used effectively …

20 Best VR Apps for Google Cardboard

Cardboard is the simplest and most affordable way to try virtual reality today. There’s already so much content for Android devices (it works on …

The Potential of Virtual Reality

Many educators, including myself, routinely talk about the need for innovation in education. If we continue to employ the same type of thinking then …

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Samsung VR Eduthon Banks On ‘Seeing Is Believing’ Technology For Effective Learning

Samsung is bringing virtual reality into the classroom to promote a better and more advanced way of learning for students via its latest venture, the …

VR Health: Technology That Helps Doctors Treat Patients

<b>Virtual reality headsets are helping healthcare professionals prepare for complicated surgeries and deliver personalized, immersive rehabilitation</b> …

Seeing Is Believing – Google Launches Educational VR Initiative

If you’re a teacher keen to explore the educational potential of virtual reality, then good news – the ‘Google Expeditions Pioneer Programme’ is …

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Five Ethical Considerations For Using Virtual Reality with Children and Adolescents

The tragic events of Sept. 11 live in the American mind as a series of jarring television images: the second plane striking, the billowing smoke, the …

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