The Ginger Teacher — AR

Ways to use AR in the classroom

Ways to use AR in the classroom

  I have talked a few times before about how much I love augmented reality (AR) I think it is such a great way to bring technology into the classroom and enhance the  children's learning as well as engage them in experiences they would not normally be able to have. If you are unsure about what AR means check out my previous posts on the subject. Basically augmented reality is where a computer-generated image is superimposed onto the user's view of the real world. Thing about the Pokemon Go game that everyone went crazy for a while ago...For most of my AR activities I...

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Ever wanted to use reward tags and augmented reality in your classroom?

Ever wanted to use reward tags and augmented reality in your classroom?

Come join my exciting free training! I know how difficult behaviour management can be and it is so important to get it right from the beginning. If you have ever considered a new way to help the children make the right choices then reward tags might be the way forward for your class! This week I will be starting a special five day training to teach you wonderful people how to create your own reward tags and use them in your classroom. This isn’t any old training, you will be learning how to make interactive reward tags that use augmented reality to...

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Teaching Children Using Augmented Reality (AR)

Teaching Children Using Augmented Reality (AR)

  I have talked in a previous post about how excited I have become about Augmented Reality (AR) I wanted to write this post to go into a little more detail about how to use this very powerful tool.  You need to use an iPad, iPhone or an android device. There are a few different apps available that allow teachers to use AR in the classroom, but my favourite is the free Metaverse AR App. This app allows teachers and students to scan QR codes to launch interactive AR experiences. There are also thousands of experiences already saved in the app...

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Introducing Augmented Reality (AR)

Introducing Augmented Reality (AR)

I recently started to use Augmented Reality (AR) in my lesson resources and I am completely hooked! AR and and VR (Virtual Reality) are very closely linked but different. VR immerses the user into a virtual world, usually using a face mask and electronic device. VR is great although can be difficult to manage in the classroom.    AR allows for the wonder and excitement of VR but puts the virtual parts into the real world. Here is some AR on one of my resources. This is small scale and still very exciting and engaging for students. However AR can...

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