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BabelAR on Belgian TV

The Belgian news for children, Karrewiet (Ketnet, VRT) has made an item on BabelAR in their daily news programme! Children at the Piramide school in Ghent were excited to play and tell about their languages and the game BabelAR. They were visited by the Karrewiet TV-crew and VirtuLApp team members Wim Forceville and Thomas Meynen.…
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Nomination Belgian Game Awards 2021

We’re very excited that BabelAR has been nominated for the Belgian Game Awards 2021 in the category Best Non-Entertainment Title of the Year! The Belgian Game Awards is a yearly contest for games produced by companies in Belgium, which applies to our partner and game developers of LUCA School Of Arts. The BGA2021 jury have…
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Nomination in LC Awards for BabelAR research

Our interns Engelina Smeins and Kirsten Wildenburg have been nominated for the LC-Awards for their research on the application of BabelAR! Until June 6, you can vote for them to win the audience award! Kirsten and Engelina are doing their Master Multilingualism at the University of Groningen and currently are interns at Mercator European Research…
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(re-)watch our online event “New technologies, minority languages and linguistic diversity”

On May 12, several experts discussed the challenges faced by minority languages in the current context of new digital environments and multilingualism in the classroom. Our new multilingual game BabelAR was also presented, along with the first experiences playing the game. You can (re-)watch the Multiplier Event “New technologies, minority languages and linguistic diversity” and…
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Fourth VirtuLApp Multiplier Event, May 12

New technologies, minority languages and linguistic diversity will be the next online VirtuLApp event. It is open for anyone interested in new technologies, gamification, minority languages and cultural and linguistic diversity in multilingual classrooms. The fourth VirtuLApp Multiplier Event is organised by UPV/EHU, Basque Country, on May 12, from 10:00 to 13:00 CET. Read more & register…
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VirtuLApp Newsletter #4 – Launch of BabelAR the game!

In our fourth newsletter we have exciting news about the game BabelAR and the #BabelARchallenge! You can also learn more about the latest additions to the toolkit, research updates, interesting articles and projects and our upcoming multiplier event in May. Read the newsletter here

Join the #BabelARchallenge!

Join the #BabelARchallenge and claim exciting rewards! In this challenge, you have to make a video of you and your pupils playing the BabelAR game, in which you also tell us something about your experiences with it. Make this video as fun and creative as possible, and maybe you will win the prize! To find…
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BabelAR is out now!!

BabelAR is out now!! Would you like to discover and compare languages with your pupils? In this game, pupils get a chance to work together and help Babel to gain his language knowledge back. Download the game from the Appstore or Google play store and go on an adventure with Babel through different virtual worlds.…
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New publication with guidelines for primary teachers

A practical read has been added to the publications: Language and Languages in the Primary School. These guidelines by David Little and Déirdre Kirwan are aimed at primary school teachers and principles. They are designed to help respond to the challenges of the Primary Language Curriculum, include the home languages of EAL pupils in the…
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Testing BabelAR

We have started testing our beta-version of BabelAR the game among teachers and schools. Are you interested to test the beta-version of BabelAR with a group of (school)children? Please don’t hesitate to contact us and send an e-mail to info@virtulapp.eu (mention your name, country, and school/organisation if applicable).