From VR to AR: How the language and imagery of MOVIE FX has now Improved an Educational FUTURE!

| January 14, 2020

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What is an ARG? As the name suggests, it uses the real world as a scene for action – in other words, it integrates the real world into the fabric of the game. A typical characteristic of such games is that they deny they are games at all. ARGs usually pretend that more is happening in this world than we know and that the players are among the select few that are aware of this. To tap into the news feed surrounding ARGs and to learn more about the diversity of games available, visit the ARG Network website – one of the most popular and comprehensive resources in this field.

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Driven by discovery and knowledge, we empower educators to make better decisions, optimize their institutions, and transform teaching and learning.Hoonuit, pronounced “Who knew it,” is the feeling you get when you learn something new. Hoonuit-moments are moments of discovery. Moments of insight that make you want to shout “Eureka!” For us, these moments have defined our purpose: to provide schools, districts, teachers, and students with tools that continually inspire “Hoonuit”-worthy strokes of genius.

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Why the surge in EdTech adoption doesn’t signal a lasting revolution for the classroom

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Virtual Reality brings a whole new immersive learning experience to the classroom

Article | March 20, 2020

Virtual reality (VR) is making its way into the classrooms of local public schools allowing students to immerse themselves in lessons that traditionally would have been taught out of a textbook. For instance, seventh graders at Daniel Morgan Middle School recently learned through VR about the various weapons and techniques used in combat during World War I. All it took was a pair of goggles, a smart phone and a hand controller to get students engaged in the lesson through a computer-generated three-dimensional (3D) world. Daniel Morgan recently created a technology lab to make VR learning possible for its students.

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Hoonuit

Driven by discovery and knowledge, we empower educators to make better decisions, optimize their institutions, and transform teaching and learning.Hoonuit, pronounced “Who knew it,” is the feeling you get when you learn something new. Hoonuit-moments are moments of discovery. Moments of insight that make you want to shout “Eureka!” For us, these moments have defined our purpose: to provide schools, districts, teachers, and students with tools that continually inspire “Hoonuit”-worthy strokes of genius.

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