The Museums for Digital Learning (MDL) is a way for museums of all disciplines to leverage digitized museum collections to help K–12 educators and students. The MDL learning platform provides educators with authentic, curated museum collection resources to help inspire their students.
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.
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.
Being an American, one of the Bill of Rights Institute’s most popular resources for teaching middle school civics, is getting a significant update, which will include scaffolded support for ESL students.