The Visions of Educationpodcast brings fuzzy ideas in education into focus. In the podcast, a professor of social studies education at University of North Texas and a teacher of high school social studies in Massachusetts have conversations with educators about their big ideas in education, including a good deal of discussion related to social studies, social media, and social justice.
Currently the podcast has 177 tracks, which you can play on SoundCloud in your browser, or you can subscribe with iTunes or Stitcher. A new episode is usually posted each week.
Developed by Artebinaria, Artinside Museum offers users a visit in augmented reality to an imaginary museum in which 100 masterpieces from the thirteenth to the twentieth centuries are exhibited in the space around them, in life size, within four collections and twenty exhibition rooms.
As they watch and read the news, students may hear the acronym NATO without understanding its meaning. Yet they have no doubt heard of countries inside and outside the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) from having watched international competitions such as the Olympics and the World Cup. Students can learn about their country and NATO with the NATO on the Map tool.
Sandbox AR from Discovery Education is an award-winning digital media platform that serves more than 4.5 million students worldwide across 140 countries. The freeaugmented reality app, available on iPad only at the time of the launch, takes advantage of the device’s camera, display, motion sensors, and high-speed processors to meld reality and digital creations.