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Augmented reality brings new dimensions to learning

By staff and wire services reports
November 4th, 2013

Imagine living in the magical world of Harry Potter, where the school hallways are lined with paintings that are alive and interactive, Edudemic reports. Now imagine creating an atmosphere like that for your students. Augmented Reality (AR) allows educators and students to do just that: unlock or create layers of digital information on top of the physical world that can be viewed through an Android or iOS device. Most people who interact with AR for the first time have a mind-blowing experience but fail to consider classroom applications. In our elementary school classrooms, we use AR to create active learning experiences hitherto inconceivable, and in the process redefine the learning space…

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