Virtual Journey Through the Chapters of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Life
The Laura Ingalls Wilder Home & Museum inspires curiosity and fosters learning about the American pioneer experience through the life and literature of Laura Ingalls Wilder. Fans visiting the last of Laura’s home on Rocky Ridge farm in Mansfield, Missouri, will discover the chapters of Laura’s life describing events that honed her writing skills and ultimately inspired her “Little House” books. Students can visit the house virtually to learn about the Missouri Ozarks region and Laura’s experiences and interests, including her travels as a pioneer girl and her passion and legacy of gardening depicted in a nineteenth-century home garden.
Plus: A 16-panel display of the Wilder home is circulating to schools, libraries, and museums around the country. The traveling display contains photographs and information related to Laura Wilder, her famous “Little House” books, and America’s westward expansion. Educators will also be supplied with curriculum support, offering new educational enrichment possibilities. There is no charge to the school to exhibit the panels, but each school is asked to be responsible for the shipping to the next school.
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.