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Virtual Reality • Augmented Reality

Computer-generated simulations of 3D environments; a composite view of the real world and computer-generated inputs; social learning experiences that include a story line in which participants' actions affect the outcome.

Nov 15, 2018


Educational Augmented Reality (AR) Geocaching Game

Using Magnate Interactive’s Waypoint EDU, a free geocaching and scavenger hunt app for iOS, teachers can create an augmented-reality game with multiple-choice questions. The process is quick and easy: Teachers open up the app, tap Create, and give their hunt a title and description.

Nov 09, 2018


Our Top Five Resources in October 2018

Each month we publish blogs andsnewsletters full of digital learning, funding, professional growth, social media, and STEM resources. Below are items from our blogs and newsletters that educators turned to the most in October.

News for Kids

Nov 01, 2018


App to Inspire a Love of Nonfiction Reading

Developed by Press4Kids for iOS, Android, and Kindle Fire devices, News-O-Matic provides an exciting and engaging nonfiction experience for children aged 6–12, complete with literacy tools for the classroom.

Oct 15, 2018


Tools to Help Students Visualize Abstract Concepts

MERGE Cube and MERGE Goggles are powerful learning tools that help students visualize and understand abstract concepts by giving them memorable, authentic, and tactile learning experiences using virtual and augmented reality technology.

STEM resources

Oct 15, 2018


Innovative Interactions to Improve STEM Learning

The Kids Ahead program is designed to inspire young people to learn about STEM through innovative interactions in the physical and virtual worlds. The program is part of a larger national initiative led by Southern Methodist University to improve STEM skills in young people.

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