Educational Alternatives to Pokemon Go
Field Trip, your guide to the cool, hidden, and unique things in the world around you is now on the iPhone! Field Trip runs in the background on your phone. When you get close to something interesting, it will notify you and if you have a headset or bluetooth connected, it can even read the info to you.
Field Trip can help you learn about everything from local history to the latest and best places to shop, eat, and have fun. You select the local feeds you like and the information pops up on your phone automatically, as you walk next to those places. Click her for more information.
Xnote is a virtual take on geocaching that let kids (and adults) go on simple treasure hunts outdoors for virtual messages. Kids love the excitement of a treasure hunt. They get to experience nature and learn about geography, mapping skills and teamwork while having great fun.
Xnote can be a practical and convenient alternative to regular geocaching for teachers and parents since virtual treasures can be hidden near home or school by just pressing a few buttons. Treasure hunts can also be sent to friends and family as a fun challenge. Click here for more information
Klikaklu is a photo hunt game that uses your phone’s GPS, camera, and advanced image matching technology. It’s a great way to quickly create and play treasure hunts! It has a free version as well as a subscription.
Share hunts privately with friends and family, or leave them in public places for others to find. Lead people to new and interesting spots. Reveal secrets and rewards when they crack your clues.
No geocaching boxes or QR codes are necessary, so you can create hunts in national parks, museums, airport terminals, doctors offices – any place you want to add an element of challenge or mystery, share as special with someone, keep the kids busy, or while away some time.
It’s great for:
QR Treasure Hunt Generator
Get students using their mobile devices to move and to learn – NO INTERNET CONNECTION NEEDED!
The Save to Google Drive Chrome extension helps you save web content or browser screenshots to your Google Drive.
Here is a free chrome extension that lets you set specific words that you would like to automatically see highlighted in a web page. Very helpful if you are doing research and looking for a specific topic or topics. When doing your search those words you have set within your multihighlighter will automatically stand out. Click here to view a tutorial.
Here is what it can do for you:
Augmented Reality in the classroom
Click here for a listing of numerous apps that can be used for augmented reality activities in the classroom.
Augmented Reality Apps 101
Click here for a listing of numerous apps