Virtual Reality Technology

How Virtual Field Trips Can Foster Curiosity

The idea of incorporating virtual reality into a lesson might appear like a heavy lift. But thanks to free virtual reality resources, it may be more doable than it seems. There are many ways to spark student curiosity and provide space for students to wonder about the world around them. 360 panoramas, interactive maps, and […]

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Exploring the World With Virtual Field Trips [EdTech Essentials Spotlight] – Easy EdTech Podcast 138

In this EdTech Essentials Spotlight, I’ll share tips on how to explore the world with virtual reality that come straight from my new book. You’ll hear about how a virtual field trip can help students wonder, ask questions, and become curious about the world around them. This week’s podcast is titled: Exploring the World With […]

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Augmented Reality Magazine for Students with STEAM Focus

How can you bring reading experiences to life for your students? There is an augmented reality magazine designed specifically with kids in mind. It’s called Brainspace, and it transforms short texts you find in a traditional magazine into interactive experiences for student readers. Augmented reality is powerful in the hands of students! When combined with […]

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Virtual Field Trip for Students: A Tour of Washington, D.C.

Would you like to take students on a virtual field trip this year? It’s so important that all students get the opportunity to experience the U.S. capital, and now they can! First Lady Dr. Jill Biden and Discovery Education are inviting students to attend a virtual field trip to Washington, D.C through the generous support […]

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How to Use Augmented Reality in Distance Learning

Have you thought about using augmented reality in distance learning this year? In this blog post, I’ll take you through strategies for using this powerful supplemental resource to support student learning at home. As we’ve seen this past year, there are ways to transfer some learning experiences to at-home environments, but this is hardly a quick […]

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AR Apps for Learning at Home with Augmented Reality – Easy EdTech Podcast 065

In this episode, I share eight augmented reality apps that students and families can use at home. On this list of AR apps, I share resources for different subject areas, age groups and devices. You’ll also hear about strategies for introducing these apps to families and students. Listen to the podcast episode on your favorite […]

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Teaching with Augmented Reality? Get Started with Seek Education

Is it possible to teach with augmented reality? As a big fan of this technology, I’m always on the lookout for tools that connect teachers to high-quality resources. If you want to bring AR back into your lessons or you’re teaching with augmented reality for the first time, the team at Seek Education has you […]

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Quick Ideas for Getting Started with Augmented Reality

What augmented reality apps for kids can you use in your classroom? In this blog post, you’ll learn about some of my favorite augmented reality apps for students — along with quick ideas for getting started with augmented reality this school year. As I share some of these favorite EdTech tools, you’ll hear about project […]

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Simple Augmented Reality Apps for Kids – Easy EdTech Podcast 040

In this episode, you’ll learn about some of my favorite augmented reality apps for kids — along with quick ideas for getting started with augmented reality this school year. You’ll also hear about project ideas you can use with some of these AR tools! Subscribe to the podcast on your favorite platform: iTunes/ Apple Podcast […]

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How to Support Problem-Based Learning with Augmented Reality

Problem-based learning has a place in all subject areas and grade levels. Although learning experiences can vary based on these factors, augmented reality can play a role. In this blog post, I’ll share more information on PBL. You’ll also hear about the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the augmented reality tool 3DBear. The Center for […]

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