Here are some links to articles and website in the VR, AR and immersive tech area.
Answerables – Create immersive virtual classrooms
FluidMath – Bring your handwritten math to life with FluidMath! FluidMath is the first handwriting-based educational math app designed for teachers and students in grades 6-12
New immersive and inclusive learning experiences for Windows 10
BlippAR – Blippar is the leading ar app using the most advanced mobile augmented reality and artificial intelligence technology used for marketing and visual search.
Wallame – Hide messages in the real world using augmented reality. Leave a message on the wall, or somewhere in a real place, that can be seen only by those you want.
Will be updated as I find more great links.
“Even with tight budgets, it’s possible to repurpose your libraries or media centers into 21st century makerspaces
For many of us in education, budget cuts are always a possibility. The challenge becomes how to make our services and programs truly stand out to stakeholders, so that we’re truly transforming what we’re doing to meet the needs of our students in today’s world. With that in mind, we recently re-introduced our media centers to our district community, Brevard County Schools in Florida, as a valuable and integral part of a student’s education that supports 21st-century skills.
Our “a-ha” moment about how to make this rebrand a reality came at a tech conference. With a colleague, the two of us stopped at a 3D printer booth and we both had the same vision. We talked about repurposing the media centers into Innovation Centers where students had the opportunity to experience STEM activities through a maker format. We were excited about the chance to give our students the opportunity to truly envision, design, create, and walk away with a 3D printed model.”
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“You don’t need power tools and 3D printers to start a makerspace. Instead, get creative
Where others see trash, I see treasure. Reusing, repurposing, and recycling items that can be found in the kitchen garbage can, on the curb, or collected by friends and families helps educators to save money while protecting the environment.”
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Swivl turns your mobile device into presentation delivery tool, a front-of-room assistant and automated video solution. It follows you, stops to focus on whiteboards or small groups when needed and can be used anytime, anywhere.
The Swivl marker can be worn or held, and gives you one click control. It has a built-in wireless microphone to capture the voices you need to hear. Add a second marker and place it wherever you need to capture group conversations.
How to use a Swivl
Swivl Recap – a video response and reflection tool
15 cool uses for your Swivl
Swivl User Guide