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Using QR Codes and Augmented Reality to Teach Social Studies

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Are you looking for ways to keep your students interested and engaged during Social Studies lessons? One surefire way of doing so is by using mobile devices and scannable technologies, such as QR codes and Augmented Reality. With scannable technology, teachers can create interactive experiences that make learning exciting and encourage student exploration and engagement. Join Monica Burns as she shows how QR codes and Augmented Reality can change the way students access hand-picked content while they explore Social Studies topics. While the specific activities shared are primarily geared to elementary and middle school classes, scannable technologies are great for all grade levels.


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Social Studies
Last aired on: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 @ 3:00 PM EST
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Mobile Learning Intermediate , Tools for Student Projects
Tags: AR, augmented reality, elementary, geography, history, iPad apps, middle school, QR codes, scannable technologies, social studies

Reviews (18)

Full Member
This was interesting and helpful
Full Member
Can't say enough good things about QR codes!
Full Member
Great presentation, lots of great ideas! I like the idea of creating the QR codes for approved websites and it saves time too, especially for the younger grades. Definitely some ideas I will be taking to my classroom.
Full Member
Great info!
Full Member
Full Member
very good
Full Member
Great presentation and so helpful!
Full Member
This was a great webinar... I appreciated the Questions and Answers at the end. That gave some great ideas that I would not have otherwise considered. :)
Full Member
Very good information, I really appreciate your effort into an informative webinar!
Basic Member
Great resources.
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