Almost 10 percent of students in US public schools are English language learners (ELLs), and that percentage is growing every year. One of the biggest challenges today’s teachers face is helping ELLs develop the literacy skills they need to keep pace with their peers. An essential first step in that process is getting their attention in class.

Here, two educators discuss how they use the engaging powers of the emerging 3D technology, augmented reality (AR), to do just that.

Hugo E. Gomez: Using AR to Engage Kindergarteners

Currently half of my students at De Escandon Elementary in Edinburg, Texas, are...

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  • About the Author:

    Hugo E. Gomez is a kindergarten teacher at De Escandon Elementary in Edinburg, Texas. Lisa Dunnigan is the executive title I director of the Douglas County School System in Douglasville, GA.