30 Ways Google Glass Can Innovate the Classroom [INFOGRAPHIC] Google Glass has huge potential to innovate many industries, but many believe it could truly flourish as a learning tool in the classroom. The high-tech specs have much to offer the sphere of education, from adding augmented reality to class trips to helping teachers recall students' names via facial recognition technology. Australia-based online learning service Open Colleges compiled an infographic detailing how Google Glass could be used to help facilitate learning in the future. Check out the graphic below and let us know if you think Glass could take off in the classroom.
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Course: From Shabby to Swanky (Carroll, H.) Skip to main content You are currently using guest access (Log in) Page path Topic outline GeneralDownload a copy of this course. File 93.3MB Moodle backup Becoming an online teacher Change is. I remember that short, powerful statement shared by a mentor early in my career as a classroom teacher. I could comprehend it then, but I could not understand it as I do now as an online teacher. The combination of researching online learning, taking an online course, creating a course, and teaching an online course has taken me back to the words of my mentor. This article is a snapshot of my growth as an educator from a traditional, face to face classroom to the learning environment defined by a community of learners in an online course.