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Augmented reality is being increasingly embraced as an effective tool for education, and its creative use is exploding. You may be wondering, what exactly is “AR” or augmented reality? And, how do we use this type of technology in education?
Augmented reality becomes more and more intersting also for learnig and for not only one school subject, so this description is a veluable contribution how to use certain apps to realise it in the proces.
"The paperless classroom is a great ideal to work towards, but the journey to get there may still involve some printing. So, just how do you print from an iPad? Well, there are several ways, and it may depend on your individual circumstances, but the information below outlines the most common solutions."
In the best learning environments, sharing work doesn’t just mean posting on the Internet, it means building connections with a wider community, so that sharing becomes part of a set of relationships and patterns of exchange.
"For the last couple of years Vimeo has offered free music to download and re-use in your video projects. Now YouTube is offering the same thing through the YouTube Audio Library. This library is slightly different than the free music available when you use the YouTube slideshow creation tool. The music in the YouTube Audio Library is music that you can download to use in projects online and offline. You can search the library of music according to genre, mood, instrument, or duration. You can listen to the tracks before downloading them as MP3 files."
"A flipped classroom is sometimes the best teaching/learning model some teachers have to use with their students. The use of technology in a flipped classroom should never be regarded as a supplicant of the teacher but only a complimentary element that increases students learning outcomes. I have talked a lot and in more details about the flipped classroom and have also devoted an entire section here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning for tutorials, guides, and presentations on the use of a flipped learning methodology."
This 24 min. video explanation from Keith Hughes. In this short video clip, Keith talks in details about the fundamental idea behind the concept of flipped classroom and he also provided some important tips and tools on how teachers can use video lessons with their students.
The main idea is: "To summarize it all, mobile capability helps in learning by facilitating interaction and collaboration, creation of a learning community and providing access to a variety of online resources in real time."
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