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Education Man with Google Glasses

The future is now. With Google Glass, teachers and students alike can display information in a smartphone-like hands-free format,
while interacting with the Internet via natural language voice commands. With limitless possibilities at its fingertips, the education community
can build closer working relationships with students, and allow children to get more involved with their learning experience. Here we take
a look at how Google Glass might be used in education.

Education Innovation

  • Video Guides with Google Glasses
    Video Guides

    Create first-person video guides for a collective class experience in real time.

  • Document Lessons
    Document Lessons

    Document lessons that require demonstration and hands-on experience.

  • Augmented Reality
    Augmented Reality

    Use the augmented reality feature of Google Glass on class trips/excursions or historic tours to display facts or figures about relevant buildings or landmarks instantly.

  • Capture Science with google glass in the classroom
    Capture Science

    Capture science in everyday life and share with the classrooms.

  • Remote Teaching
    Remote Teaching

    Remote teaching with one-on-one trainer and assessor sessions.

  • Google Translate
    Google Translate

    Learn new languages using the Google Translator App/Real-time Language Translation.

  • Timetables/Schedules

    Create timetables/schedules for teachers.

  • Create Documentaries
    Create Documentaries

    Create mini-documentaries to enhance storytelling in the classroom.

  • Facial Recognition
    Facial Recognition

    Facial recognition to help teachers identify their students.

  • Teacher Evaluations
    Teacher Evaluations

    Make teacher evaluations, removing the observer from the physical classroom.

  • Google Hangout
    Google Hangout

    Connect with other educators from different parts of the world via Google Hangout.

  • Teacher's View
    Teacher's View

    Create a “Teacher's View” online to watch a colleague's lesson and offer suggestions in real time that appears in the teacher’s eye-line.

  • Transfer to Tablets
    Transfer to Tablets

    Transfer videos and images to student's tablets/devices for show and tell.

  • Display Information through Google Glasses
    Display Information

    Display academic information for instructors, allowing them to craft lessons to experiences students have had, making lessons more personal and memorable.

  • Real-Time Referencing
    Real-Time Referencing

    Real-time searching and cross-referencing.

  • Greater Accessibility
    Greater Accessibility

    Provide accessibility modules for people with visual, tory and physical disabilities.

  • Identify Learning Difficulties
    Identify Learning Difficulties

    Have a specialist or behavioural expert observe children for signs of a learning disability as they work in their classroom with their teacher.

  • Eye Examinations
    Eye Examinations

    Live eye examination demonstrations in College of Optometry.

  • Feedback Systems with Google Glasses
    Feedback Systems

    Augmented Reality Feedback System - a HUD that lets teachers know when their students are falling behind.

  • Google Now Personalisation
    Google Now Personalisation

    Use Google Now for personalised search and retrieval on cards that are tailored to your personal learning needs (based on repeated use).

  • Problem Solving
    Problem Solving

    Interactive, augmented, reality-based problem-solving games inside the classroom.

  • Google Glasses support for Public Speaking
    Public Speaking

    Record role-plays or public speaking exercises without the “observer effect”.

  • Home-Schooling

    Create instant home-school connections via Tumblr to share with the rest of the family.

  • Record Lessons through Google Glasses
    Record Lessons

    Record lessons from the teacher's perspective and edit together with views from the student perspective as a tool for revision and reflection.

  • Virtual Connections
    Virtual Connections

    Research teams could stay visually connected, despite splitting up into lab, library and field teams.

  • Send Messages via Google Glasses
    Send Messages

    Send messages that contain important information to parents; such as progress reports.

  • Interact With Instructors via Google Glasses
    Interact With Instructors

    Interact with instructors and peers in a classroom setting via online learning.

  • google glass in education using YouTube

    YouTube education for distance learning.

  • Text SMS Questions
    Text SMS Questions

    Students who are reluctant to ask aloud questions in lectures can send questions via text SMS to Google Glass.

  • Group Tutorials
    Group Tutorials

    Group tutorial sessions like Google Hangouts with teachers to clarify any points or questions that may have been missed or coordinate with teachers on homework.

The future is now. Google Glass brings an exciting amount of positive additions to classroom technology capabilities. Students and teachers alike will benefit from a more involved and interactive classroom experience.

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