The Ginger Teacher — AR

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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