The next generation of learners will have access to an astounding array of tools -- including augmented reality games.
What's the purpose of this high-tech approach? To use “the world as the hook to get students interested in learning,” says Kurt Squire, the associate education professor at University of Wisconsin-Madison, in an article by Heather Chaplin in Spotlight on Digital Media and Learning.
With the game "Dow Day," middle school students are able to see footage of Vietnam War protests on their mobile phones wherever they're standing on the UW-Madison campus.
Check out the video of the game: