Dinosaurs 4D+ by Octagon Studio is an AR dinosaurs App that gives the learners the prehistoric experience of unleashing extinct Dinosaurs which existed millions of years ago on Earth! By pointing their mobiles or tablets on the flashcards, learners can watch the dinosaurs in 3D action and catch glimpses of the history, features and interesting facts.
They can rotate, zoom in and out the Dinosaurs to see the actual details in 360-degree view by moving the devices. They can also spot the origins of the dinosaurs from the enormous Sauropods to the tiny Compsognathus all over the globe, compare human body size with each dinosaurs, tap to see them in action, and share the knowledge to others.
Bookful is an augmented reality books App that uses the augmented reality technology to bring books to life. The app merges the digital and the physical worlds to create an interactive reading experience that instils in children a passion for books. It is an incredibly powerful reading tool that helps children better understand book content and even provides information that extends beyond the pages of the book. It engages visual, auditory and kinesthetic learners alike by enhancing a book’s interactivity and generating additional stimuli.
Plickers, the student response system App, is a real-time assessment tool that allows teachers to collect on-the-spot formative assessment data without the need for student devices. They can scan students’ Plickers cards with the Plickers App to get instant feedback on the lesson.
Print out your cards here or purchase a set on Amazon.
Are your kids spending too much time staring at screens and are exposed to a lot of inappropriate material? Do you need a way to manage their screen time and control the quality of the media they engage with?
Kidslox a parental control App that gives you a high level of control over the time your children spend using devices as well as filtering inappropriate web content (pornography, gambling, violence, etc.) and allowing the blocking of individual apps.
One account is all you need to protect as many iPhones, iPads, iPods, Android phones and tablets, and other mobile devices as you have in your family.
Kidslox – Parental Control App
Kidslox allows you to:
– Set daily screen time limits
– Block all 3rd party apps, individually or by category
– Use Schedules for device-free homework time, dinnertime, bedtime and family time
– Switch between unrestricted ‘Parent mode’, custom ‘Child mode’ and fully restricted ‘Lockdown mode’ at the touch of a button
– Set one off periods in Child or Lockdown Mode using the Kidslox timer
– Stop your clever kids from changing the restrictions with a unique Kidslox PIN and childproofing tools
– Filter pornography and other adult content to give your child a safe browser experience
Technology in education is moving at a fast pace. As early childhood educators look for ways to integrate technology into their classroom, they find quality tools are scarce.
Pioneering immersive technology for kindergarten, the new Narrator AR app is a writing augmented reality App that uses the AR technology to animate handwritten letters off the page. It encourages children at this vital stage of early childhood education to engage the essential fine motor and cognitive skills associated with handwriting.
With simple and intuitive controls children choose a rocket or unicorn character to trace the letters they have written. The letters appear in augmented reality as a layer of almost magic rocket dust or rainbows over the child’s original work.
Grade 3 learners at Saint Mary’s Orthodox College (SMOC) in Lebanon wrapped up the Solar System unit through the augmented reality App Space 4D+ by Octagon Studio. They played the role of astronauts in observing the different planets of the solar system, their color, size and revolution around the sun.
This activity increased learners’ engagement and motivation. It also provided them with the chance to explore the planets in 3D and visualize them as they really are in space leaving behind an unforgettable experience!