The initial inspiration came from this tweet I stumbled across on twitter -
I saw this outside @bball_tracyj's classroom today... I almost broke down & started dancing. #unionrxi #musicchat pic.twitter.com/BygtaCFRmlAnd so have created a very similar display thanks to the wonderful staff at Davyhulme Primary -
— Dr. Justin Tarte (@justintarte) October 1, 2014
However we decided to make ours a little differently. I asked all the children to create a Tellagami review of their favourite book using the cover as the background. Each cover was then printed and used as a trigger image to create Auras using the app Aurasma. We also had some fun reworking some of our favourite pop songs to try and promote reading for anyone who scans our display.
You can watch how it all works here -
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