AR VR Edu Hub - Merge Cube Search this site MERGE Cube Educator Resources VR Apps AR Apps 360° Cameras CoSpaces Edu Word Ladder Puzzle With Clues - Free Printable Worksheets A word ladder puzzle has two words in the ladder, one at the bottom and one at the top. You must form a sequence of words (a word ladder). On every step of the ladder you must place a new word that only differs one letter than the previous word. It is easy to create your own printable word ladder puzzle with this generator. Word ladder puzzles are fun to do, but difficult to make without the help of a program or website. Luckily you can create easily your own word ladder puzzle or load a puzzle from the list. Google Maps Now Offers Augmented Reality Directions Advertisement Google Maps is rolling out a new feature called Live View. Google Maps’ Live View uses augmented reality (AR) to display virtual signposts and directions in the real world. Which should make it easier for you to get from A to B without getting lost. Live View, then called AR walking directions, was first announced at Google IO 2018.
Creating Digital Breakouts Using ThingLink 360/VR Last June, I wrote a post about my ‘Escape the Classroom‘ first attempt at a digital breakout. After that 360° ThingLink received some attention, I collaborated with Susan Oxnevad, Director of Education at ThingLink, to offer a webinar on utilising this feature for teachers to create their own (read the posting on the ThingLink for Education Blog). The webinar took place on Tuesday, February 28. Real Uses of Virtual Reality in Education: How Schools are Using VR I'm attending UB Tech 2017 as I write this. Over the last few days, I've been enjoying lot of great breakout sessions, some good keynotes, learning about new and evolving offerings from vendors, and of course, meeting new colleagues and networking. Yesterday I attending a session titled, “Real Applications of Virtual and Augmented Reality in Education”, delivered by Ben Fineman. Fineman is the NET+ Program Manager for Internet2, where he helps to manage Internet2's portfolio of cloud based video, voice, and collaboration solutions. He is a respected topic expert who speaks regularly at various national and international academic conferences. In his session he focused more on schools using Virtual Reality (versus Augmented) which I thought was great since that's the area where I've really been wondering if and when it might begin to make an impact.
Fun Kids Online Math Games "Sheppard offers everything from early math to pre-algebra. The lessons include interactive activities to practice concepts. Students can shoot fruit, pop balloons, and even play math man (the math version of pac man!). Fractions, place value, money, and basic operations are some of the areas that are covered. Use HP Reveal (Aurasma) for Book Reviews – Writing on the Wall I have been playing around with HP Reveal (formerly Auruasma) for a while now in my classroom. Full disclaimer: I LOVE augmented reality!! I think it is so awesome that you can take a picture of anything you want and then have a video pop up on the app everytime you scan that image in real life. Augmented reality is so engaging for students in the classroom.
25 Best Augmented Reality Apps (Some games like Pokemon Go) Augmented reality apps for kids and adults are a great way to connect your digital and real life. These apps vary from educational apps to games and even a digital advertising app created to make your outing more informational. For younger kids, augmented reality apps are more coloring based. Bringing their colored characters to life. As they grow older, the apps are more based on games like Pokemon Go, showing them monsters in the real world that they can interact with. 75 Digital Tools and Apps Teachers Can Use to Support Formative Assessment in the Classroom There is no shortage of formative assessment strategies, techniques, and tools available to teachers who use formative instructional practice in their classrooms. Here is an extensive list of 75 digital tools, apps, and platforms that can help you and your students use formative assessment to elicit evidence of learning. We didn’t just add any old tool to this list. Here are the criteria we used for those that made the cut: Supports formative instructional strategies and ways to activate learners to be resources for themselves and peersIs free or awful close to it (under $10 per year, where possible)When possible, both students and teachers can take the activator role (sometimes teachers need to get things started) Before you dig into the tools, I encourage you to spend some time thinking about exactly what you want to accomplish with your students.
Oculus is bringing its Rift and Go VR headsets to classrooms around the world Although virtual reality may be experiencing slow adoption in the consumer market, one area where it seems to have truly untapped potential is in the classroom where virtual worlds could help students visualize and learn about history, science, and culture in an unprecedented fashion. To capitalize on VR’s increasingly instrumental role in visual education, Facebook-owned Oculus VR announced today that it’s distributing a number of its tethered, high-powered Rift headsets and standalone Go headsets to education institutes around the world, starting with Seattle, Taiwan, and Japan. Described as pilot programs under the company’s existing Oculus Education division, these initiatives will put VR headsets in libraries, museums, and schools to help train teachers and other participants on how to use VR in education, as well as help Oculus better understand the role of the technology in the classroom through feedback.