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SMART WAYS
to use
5 iBeaconi n e d u c a t i o n
iBeacon technology is transforming the way we share
information in the cl...
1You can turn a teacher’s iPad into a beacon, and with just
one tap you can instantly transmit content from their iPad to
...
2Place beacons around your classroom or school to
create learning zones and/or information points.
Students move around wi...
3Use real-time polls, treasure hunt cards and widgets to get
students interacting with their environment, and challenge
th...
4Send instant notifications to student’s devices when nearby a
beacon - even when their device is in their school bag.
noti...
5
Why stay in the classroom when you can get out and
about and place beacons both around your school and at
places you vis...
sharing content
with locly is easy...
Register & start a
new project on
locly.com for free
Enter/upload
something to share...
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5 Smart Ways to Use iBeacon in Education

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Learn 5 ways you can easily use Apple's iBeacon proximity technology for education in your classroom and school.

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5 Smart Ways to Use iBeacon in Education

  1. 1. SMART WAYS to use 5 iBeaconi n e d u c a t i o n iBeacon technology is transforming the way we share information in the classroom. iPads with beacon apps installed are becoming aware of what is nearby, so that they can display and share data that is relevant to that time and place. iBeacon technology is simple but very clever, and above all...it just works! Here are 5 easy ways you can use it....
  2. 2. 1You can turn a teacher’s iPad into a beacon, and with just one tap you can instantly transmit content from their iPad to any other iPad that is nearby with the same app. You can share text, videos, photos, audio, widgets, pdf files, iTunes U courses, as well as link to websites and even open other apps. sharing
  3. 3. 2Place beacons around your classroom or school to create learning zones and/or information points. Students move around with their iPads to engage and learn from content in the beacon app. It is possible to place multiple projects on the same beacons and the range can be set at between 10 cm and 70 metres, inside or outside. discovery
  4. 4. 3Use real-time polls, treasure hunt cards and widgets to get students interacting with their environment, and challenge them in a real-world scenarios. interaction
  5. 5. 4Send instant notifications to student’s devices when nearby a beacon - even when their device is in their school bag. notification You can also send notifications to parent’s devices at any time so they’re just one swipe away from the latest news and important information for their child.
  6. 6. 5 Why stay in the classroom when you can get out and about and place beacons both around your school and at places you visit regularly like museums and galleries. extended classroom
  7. 7. sharing content with locly is easy... Register & start a new project on locly.com for free Enter/upload something to share & publish in the locly app Make your iPad a beacon & transmit to other iPads nearby locly.com @locly content, communication, commerce in the here & now

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