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  • Writer's pictureJaime Donally

Day 1: Halo AR

It's no surprise that the first resource for the #31DaysofARVRinEDU event is an experience you can now view on the front cover of my new book, The Immersive Classroom: Create Customized Learning Experiences with AR/VR. Using tools like Halo AR, every image in the book is interactive for readers to see firsthand immersive experiences.

One of the most requested resources is a tool to replace Aurasma/HP Reveal. The new Halo AR app is coming from LightUp and brings many of the great features from Aurasma with upgrades!

"Don't miss the front cover experience of the book using the Halo AR app by LightUp. Open the Halo AR app on your mobile device while keeping the cover in view and watch the augmented reality rise off the page. You can easily create similar augmented reality experiences for students using this app and others explored in this book." Page 4 of The Immersive Classroom

Create Content:

  1. Download the Halo AR app at

  2. Select "CREATE" at the bottom of the screen

  3. Take a picture of the trigger image. This is the image other users will scan.

  4. Add an augmented reality experience on top of the trigger image. Select a picture, video, or 3D object to layer on top of the trigger image. Note: Add a link to a Sketchfab object to add it to your experience.

  5. Place the exact spot you want the AR experience to appear on top of the trigger image.

Share your Content:

  1. Download the Halo AR app at and create an account

  2. Share your username (such as username: jaimedonally)

  3. Share the collection name (such as collection name: ARVRinEDU)

  4. Share your trigger image for others to scan

Scan The Immersive Classroom book cover below using the Halo AR app!

Continue to follow the #31DaysofARVRinEDU this month as we explore immersive resources.

Thanks to ISTE, we are giving away 10 signed copies of The Immersive Classroom. Post how these tools can be used in the classroom on social media using #31DaysofARVRinEDU and WIN! Two weekly winners will be selected.

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