What is Augmented Reality (AR)?

Augmented Reality provides a layer of information that is digital (and somewhat magical!) over a physical object. It is often referred to as "QR codes on steroids".

Augmented Reality - Created with Haiku Deck, presentation software that inspires

Common Craft explains AR

TED video with Matt Miller and the Aurasma App in action

How would I use Augmented Reality in my classroom?

Augmented Reality Brings New Dimensions to Learning - Edutopia
Putting the World in Their Hands: Augmented Reality in the Classroom - Mind/Shift
Augmented Reality in the Classroom - Kathy Schrock
Two Guys and Some iPads - blog so will need to click through warning

How do I create my own Augmented Reality using Aurasma?

In order for other devices to see your Aura, they will need to create an account in Aurasma and follow you (your user name) on Aurasma. Here's how:

Think AR is amazing, check out the newest - Microsoft HoloLens

Here's the news from Magic Leap - another 'start up' focused on augmented reality and backed by Google