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ARe You Ready to Rumble? Increasing Student Engagement Through Augmented Reality

Colorado Convention Center, Innovation Arcade: Emergent Tech Classroom B

Innovation arcade: Model lesson experience
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Educational Technology Specialist
Crawford W. Long Middle School/Atlanta P
Renee is an Ed Tech Specialist in Atlanta Public Schools. Before moving into her current role, she taught special education in a variety of grades and settings for 15 years. She focused on assistive technology for many years during her time working with special needs students. Renee is an avid self-guided learner and enjoys earning certifications for different tech tools. In her free time she enjoys graphic design and digital art.

Session description

Join us for an exciting and innovative conference session that delves into the transformative realm of education through the lens of Augmented Reality (AR). In a rapidly evolving digital landscape, educators face the challenge of keeping students engaged and motivated in their learning journey. This session aims to explore the untapped potential of AR as a powerful tool to captivate the minds of students and elevate the educational experience to new heights. Our expert presenters will guide you through compelling case studies and real-world examples, showcasing how AR can breathe life into traditional lesson plans, making learning more interactive, immersive, and tailored to individual student needs. Discover how AR applications can seamlessly integrate with curriculum objectives, providing educators with a dynamic set of tools to enhance engagement across diverse subjects and grade levels.

Session specifications

Subject area:
ISTE Standards:
For Coaches:
Change Agent
  • Facilitate equitable use of digital learning tools and content that meet the needs of each learner.
For Educators:
  • Design authentic learning activities that align with content area standards and use digital tools and resources to maximize active, deep learning.
For Students:
Knowledge Constructor
  • Students curate information from digital resources using a variety of tools and methods to create collections of artifacts that demonstrate meaningful connections or conclusions.