Apps for Admins

Dr. Cassie Raulston

The University of Montevallo

www.techtimeforkids.com

Welcome Activity

My name is __________ and I am a ____________ (role) with _______________ (School). My favorite app is ____________.

Please keep your introduction 1 minute or less!

Assessment

What apps do you currently use for assessment?

Plickers

The Latest & Greatest

What is Augmented Reality?

making something come to life

augmented reality: making something come to life

aura: the magic thing that pops up when you hold your device over something

trigger image: the picture you want to make cooler that is just normal (probably something from your camera roll or in your photos)

overlay: the thing you will apply on top of the trigger image (usually a video from your camera roll)

Aurasma: a free app to make augmented reality

Introducing….

craulston

password

Launch Aurasma on your Mobile Device and point the camera at the following image

How can such technology benefit educators?

Bring a lesson to life and make it more engaging

Hyperlink an aura to add a layer of additional information (this time, click the aura when it appears)

Differentiate lessons by conducting Scavenger Hunts to reveal information

Help students learn at their own pace by revealing information when they are ready

Meet the needs of all language learners

Auras can be created in different languages- just have your students subscribe to the appropriate channel

Augmented Reality Vocabulary

augmented reality: making something come to life

aura: the magic thing that pops up when you hold your device over something

trigger image: the picture you want to make cooler that is just normal (probably something from your camera roll or in your photos)

overlay: the thing you will apply on top of the trigger image (usually a video from your camera roll)

Aurasma: a free app to make augmented reality

Augmented Reality

Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality/ Cardboard Glasses

Google Cardboard

Virtual Reality Apps

  • Google Cardboard
  • DiveCity Coaster
  • Roller Coaster VR
  • Kolor Eyes
  • VisitVR
  • VR Mars

How could Virtual Reality be used

in your school?

http://www.livebinders.com

NEARPOD

App Shopper

http://appshopper.com

60 Apps in 60 Minutes

  • What upcoming project or task could you use help with?
  • Find an app to help you accomplish your task

Explore for Apps Activity

What apps did you find that can help you complete your task more efficiently?

Share some apps. . .

Questions?

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