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StARt With AR: Incorporating AR in Any Classroom

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Participate and share : Poster

Sunday, June 23, 11:30 am–1:30 pm
Location: Posters: Level 4, Terrace Ballroom Lobby, Table 12

Kathryn MacDade   Kallie Ziltz  
Get an informative and interactive introduction to ARIS. Learn about some augmented reality games you can take back your schools and classrooms.

Audience: Teachers, Technology coordinators/facilitators, Library media specialists
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Smartphone: iOS
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: iOS
Participant accounts, software and other materials: ARIS and Aurasma apps
Focus: Digital age teaching & learning
Topic: Augmented, mixed and virtual realities
Grade level: PK-12
Subject area: Social studies, Computer science
ISTE Standards: For Education Leaders:
Empowering Leader
  • Inspire a culture of innovation and collaboration that allows the time and space to explore and experiment with digital tools.
For Educators:
  • Set professional learning goals to explore and apply pedagogical approaches made possible by technology and reflect on their effectiveness.
  • Stay current with research that supports improved student learning outcomes, including findings from the learning sciences.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Challenge: How do teachers/leaders bring augmented reality into their classrooms or schools?
Solution: ARIS is a free, teacher-friendly, software that makes location based interactive gaming.
Participants of our session will be able to:
Demo different AR games created in ARIS to experience game based learning
Examine the game logic through the ARIS interface.
Brainstorm other uses of augmented reality customized to their school/classroom needs.

Tools & Resources:
ARIS - Augmented Reality for Interactive Storytelling app and online account

Supporting research

IDEO. (2012). Design Thinking for Educators. 2nd Edition. Retrieved from

Dr. Thomas Hammond, Lehigh University
Dr. Julia Oltman, Lehigh University

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Kathryn MacDade, Lehigh University / Readington Schools
Kallie Ziltz, Lehigh University

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