Monthly Archives: November 2013

CastAR – A Future in Augmented Reality and Videogames

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Dinosaurs AR Style!

Mrs. Anton's Class!

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This week we have started a new theme about dinosaurs!  Today, we had fun with some more Augmented Reality cards for some of the more popular dinosaurs.

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Mr. Brick even got to try it out.  These cards came as part of the package I downloaded from the AR Flashcards app. You print off the cards with a color printer.  These particular cards came with the AR flashcards for the alphabet that we blogged about a few weeks ago!  Once you have the cards all you have to do is activate the app and then hold the iPad over the picture.  Magic happens!  A 3 D image of the dinosaur appears!

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If you tap the screen, a child’s voice says the name of the dinosaur.  I thought you had to hold it over only one card at at time but the children discovered that they could get all the dinosaurs at…

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Getting Connected

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Greenwood Elementary is filled with talented professionals committed to the success of each and every child.  Connecting with students and staff on a daily basis is one of the priceless privileges I have as principal.  

Lately, I’ve also had the opportunity to share some of the things our school is doing to engage students via Twitter.  It’s difficult to explain the magic our teachers bring to their classrooms in under 140 characters, so some of the collaboration has spilled over into video-conferencing and direct messaging.  (Twitter has been invaluable to my own professional development and getting connected was one of the best moves of my career as a leader/learner.)  

I recently had the opportunity to visit with two game-changing educators, Drew Minock and Brad Waid, from Bloomfield Hills Schools in Michigan.  We met on a popular podcast they host called the “2 Guys Show.”  They also have a…

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Get on board now – The Mobile ‘ship’ is sailing!

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Mobile Marketing is still in its infancy and nearly 70% of large companies don’t have a strategy yet.

Jump forward 5 years and it’s not hard to imagine that mobile devices have replaced many PCs (in countries like India the PC is being by-passed in favour of smartphones).

Get on board now – the Mobile ‘ship’ is sailing!

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Branding & Identity

AR advertising via smartphones is all about brand promotion and customer engagement. Reach out to your targeted audience in their daily lives via simple yet…

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