10 Ways to Use QR Codes in the Classroom by Martin Sketchley Before we start with the 10 practical ideas with using QR Codes in class, here is a quick tutorial for those new to creating your own codes. How to create your own QR Codes Application: www.qr-code-generator.com; lets you make QR codes which could then be used in a variety of ways during lessons.
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Creating QR Codes If you would like to create QR codes for your class here is a workflow that works for me. Using the Chrome web browser install the ShortenMe chrome extension. Click Here 10 Amazing Free Online Creativity Tools for Students It’s always a treat when a student can express themselves creatively in a way they’re never tried before. With a tool they may not have used before, you can add discovery learning into the mix. The online creativity tools you’ve got here are great little resources that will develop creativity in all sorts of ways. Using these online creativity tools, students can add artistic personal touches to their work in many ways. They can: build fontsmake themselves into a robot or a Picasso paintingpaint graffiti (without damaging public property)draw with fire (again, without damaging public property)turn pictures into words and textures
The complete guide to virtual reality – everything you need to get started Until recently, virtual reality had been something of a fantasy for storytellers and technologists. As long ago as 1935, American science fiction writer Stanley G Weinbaum described something like virtual reality in a short story called Pygmalion’s Spectacles. “But listen – a movie that gives one sight and sound.