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Bold New K-12 Alphabet: AR, AI, VR, MR, QR

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The world where our students will live and prosper has changed again. AI (artificial intelligence) is becoming a fact of life. It will impact jobs, learning, and life. AR (augmented reality), VR (virtual reality), and Mixed Reality (MR) are now in traditional industries from design to manufacture. They are real. Time to get these technologies into classrooms where they can integrate into traditional subject matter. The goals and mission of education will be well served by this alphabet of the future. Find see ways to bring these to student learning and see how they are being integrated in classrooms around the world today. Being a digital citizen has taken a dramatic turn. Make sure teachers can make students ready for their world.


Davidson, H. (2018). Bold New K-12 Alphabet: AR, AI, VR, MR, QR. In D. Schmidt-Crawford (Ed.), Proceedings of SITE 2020--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2018. Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved February 27, 2021 from .