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Tags: Augmented Reality, Technology, Video
Making use of current technology as a means to enhance learning is an important part of an Avenues education. Recently we have been looking into different ways of implementing augmented reality – the process of layering digital content on top of the real world through the use of a smartphone, tablet or similar device – in the school. This video takes a look at some of those projects and shows how both educators and students at the school are learning to make use of this technology.
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