It’s estimated that only about 10 percent of K-12 schools teach computer science. Some companies are trying to fill a void in American public education by teaching kids computer programming basics. The push comes amid projections that there will be far more tech sector jobs than computer science graduates to fill them.
We’ve talked about how augmented reality can be used as a learning tool. Now see how Google’s budding Project Glass takes us a few giant leaps into the future.
A new augmented reality platform is connecting students to their community and putting them in the driver’s seat of their learning experience.
It has truly begun to blur — the line between science fiction movies and what we can actually do on our cell phones. In this short video on The Parent Show, PBS Kids resident expert Jeremy Roberts explains how augmented reality games can teach complex ideas like gravity and fiction. How can this technology be […]
The next generation of learners will have access to an astounding array of tools — including augmented reality games. What’s the purpose of this high-tech approach? To use “the world as the hook to get students interested in learning,” says Kurt Squire, the associate education professor at University of Wisconsin-Madison, in an article by Heather […]