32 Augmented Reality Apps for the Classroom

by edshelf: Reviews & recommendations of tools for education

Augmented Reality (AR) is a growing field of technology where real life is modified and enhanced by computer-generated sights and sounds. The most common use of AR can be seen through mobile apps. Point your device’s camera at something that the app recognizes, and it will generated a 3D animation or video superimposed over whatever is on your camera’s screen. The effect makes the computer-generated item appear like it’s really there.

Want to see how it works? Here is a video from IKEA showing their AR app in action.

App developers are building AR apps for fun, educational, and commercial uses. Below is a collection of AR apps that you can use with your students. You can thank South Carolina math and engineering teacher Chris Beyerle for curating this hi-tech collection.

Which augmented reality apps do you use?

32 Augmented Reality Apps for the Classroom From edshelf

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Hi. It is very funny video about ikea’s augmented reality. And interesting apps I download some of them.


May I suggest the application ARiane made by French Spatial Agency : that lets you launch Ariane V in augmented reality !


It guides you throuth the real steps before you can hit the red button – it even checks real weather conditions !



apps today are great and give classrooms so much to interact with. But anyway,
it rests on the hands of Augmented Reality developers and the end-users that are made
specifically with AR in mind, taking advantage of its possibilities.


Check out instaMOTION™
it is a Top 5 Overall Education App and its an Augmented Reality App


Great AR focusing on science education mirage.ticedu.fr