This blog is meant to facilitate educators as they transition to 21st Century Learning. The blog attempts to highlight apps, tips, and tricks that will help improve efficiency and effectiveness in classroom instruction.
How cool would it be to take your students to the Grand Canyon, The Great Wall Of China, and the Colosseum all in one class period? How cool would it be for students to visit those places they learn about without having to spend a dime? With just a click of a button you can do it! Sphere is a free app compatible with iPhone 4 (or better) and iPad 2 that allows the user to visit points of interest around the world through a 360 degree panorama. The app's technology allows the user to move the camera up, down, or around in a complete circle so that the feeling becomes one of complete immersion. No longer do you have to rely on just your verbal ability to bring a place to life; Sphere will enhance your description and your students will thank you for it. Download from the app store and try it out yourself; then share the app with your students. You and your classes will be traveling the world before you know it!