Augmented Reality in Education

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Google is launching an AR and VR object library called Poly

Google is opening a new platform called Poly where people can find and distribute virtual and augmented reality objects. The tool is integrated with Tilt Brush and Blocks, respectively Google’s VR painting and sculpting apps, and is meant to provide an art library for people building with Google’s …

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Orlando firm puts augmented reality to educational test

Alfred Espidol had a tough time reading and writing while growing up with dyslexia, with his parents spending thousands of dollars on special classes …

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How Will AR Transform Education? [#Infographic]

By Meghan Bogardus CortezAt both the primary and secondary level, augmented reality has the power to provide students with more interactive …

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Making Augmented Coloring Pages Meaningful ....

Making Augmented Coloring Pages Meaningful...<p>I get asked all the time how do you use Quiver's coloring pages in a meaningful way other than …

Kids

How Da Vinci 'Augmented Reality'—More Than 500 Years Ago

We may think of Leonardo Da Vinci as an artist, but he was also a scientist. By incorporating anatomy, chemistry, and optics into his artistic process, Da Vinci created an augmented reality experience centuries before the concept even existed. This video details how Da Vinci made the Mona Lisa …

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Can Kids and Augmented Reality Get Along?

It’s called the “dancing dog” syndrome and it’s been used to ridicule technology that adds nothing of substance to the equation. Just because the dog <i>can</i> dance, should it? Augmented Reality is the dancing dog of the 2018 holiday season. Toymakers are betting big that AR toys will resonate with kids, …

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AI and VR will help students get more from a K-12 education

Technology is rapidly becoming an integral part of the classroom and our children’s education. Kids are increasingly using tablets and other digital appliances, and coding is becoming part of the standard curriculum around the world.<p>As we speak, artificial intelligence and virtual reality are …

Learning

3 Free Virtual and Augmented Reality Apps for the Classroom

Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) have never been more accessible for teachers and students. Of course, the technology isn’t perfect …

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Snapchat and Jeff Koons Have Created an Augmented-Reality Art Treasure Hunt

Jeff Koons’s massive, balloon-like sculptures are normally hard to miss. But his latest installations—set to appear around Central Park, the Sydney …

Art

Students swim with sharks, explore space, through VR

<b>(CNN) —</b> Imagine instead of viewing a shark-infested shipwreck or a space station in photos, technology meant you actually swam and floated right through them.<p>Now, students are immersed under the water and into imaginary spacesuits to experience life as explorers and astronauts, if only for a few …

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Augmented Art Show.... via Quiver

I love discovering new ways to use Quiver's Dot Day coloring page. As I was thinking about this week #AR4Learning Twitter chat it dawned on me. Why …

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iOS 11: 5 Game-Changing Augmented Reality Apps You'll Want

Apple's new AR framework is out in the real world.<p>Apple has big plans for augmented reality. Last week, the company released iOS 11 to the iPhone …

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Augmented Sudoku Apps : sudoku app

Sudoku is quite simply one of the most popular puzzle games ever invented, which is why Silicon Valley-based startup Hatchlings has gone ahead and …

Learn to Code in Augmented Reality

Back to Blog 12 Sep 2017<p>×<p><b>Using ARKit to put Rapid Router in the real world</b><p>Code for Life’s first open source game, Rapid Router, introduces primary …

Virtual and Augmented Reality in Personalized Learning

The intersection of Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) and personalized learning is a pool into which current technology has only begun …

DIY Augmented Reality - 3 Ways To Use It In School

<i>Disclosure: Metaverse is a new advertiser on FreeTech4Teachers.com</i><p>Metaverse is an amazing platform that brings that for the first time enables anyone …

4D+ Augmented and Virtual Reality Bundles from Utopia 360

<i>I received compensation in exchange for sharing this product. Although this post is sponsored, all opinions are my own :)</i><p>Earlier this summer I …

How Augmented Reality is Revolutionizing Museums, Schools and Jobs

While still at its infancy, AR is dramatically changing the way we learn, get inspired and train.<p><b>Barcelona, 2015. As I queue to visit</b> <b>Casa Batlló</b><b>, one</b> …

Augmented Reality with Google Expeditions is Coming!!

Pinterest<p>credit: Google Expeditions Program<p>Google Expeditions Goes AR!<p>Whaattt??!! Google Expeditions is super cool and allows us to take our students …

Announcing the Alpha

At Edorble, we build 3D worlds and experiences for education and collaboration. We're happy now to release an early alpha of Edorble WebVR, a …

What Was There? - An Augmented Reality Activity

My bicycling club has a route that goes past some neat local history landmarks. One of those landmarks that most people miss is the site of the old …

An Augmented Reality Hackathon for Teachers

Earlier this week I shared some ideas for creating and using your own augmented reality experiences in school. Metaverse is the free platform that …

This college uses AR for acceptance letters

By Amber Wang<p>Did your college or university do something special to celebrate your acceptance? Maybe a cheeky graduation cap or some confetti in the …

Merge Cube augmented reality toy debuts at Walmart

​Merge is announcing that the Merge Cube is debuting exclusively this week at Walmart stores across the U.S.<p>The Merge Cube is a holographic toy that allows users to physically hold and interact with 3D objects using augmented reality (AR) technology. The Merge Cube costs only $15, and it is …

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University of Washington Students Preview New Computer Science Building in Augmented Reality

It's fitting that students at the University of Washington can catch a glimpse of the new, 135,000 square-foot computer science building in augmented …

Disney's Magic Bench makes augmented reality a group activity

Some day, even stopping for a rest on a bench at Disneyland might be an attraction in itself. You could find yourself seated beside a grumpy frog or …

Google opens Expeditions VR education app to the public

Google has long sold its Cardboard VR format as a super-accessible platform for getting people into virtual reality. One of their major initiatives for it has been in education markets through its Google Expeditions program, which allows students to get in the center of 360-degree photos and 3D …

Two USC seniors walked into Sequoia Capital with a prototype made out of a fishbowl and landed $1.5 million

Most college kids around their senior year look for internships or a killer beach house for the summer.<p>Not the founders of Mira. As their fourth year at the Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy at the University of Southern California approached, they were working on prototypes and seeking funding …

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​An Augmented Reality Library Comes to Life for Aspiring Teachers at UT San Antonio

The University of Texas at San Antonio has more than 2 million titles in its library system, and lately it’s been building a collection that most …

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