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10 Interesting Ways to Integrate QR Codes in Your Teaching (Infographic)

10 Interesting Ways to Integrate QR Codes in Your Teaching (Infographic)
July 3, 2016 With the advance of mobile technologies, QR Code technologies open up a vast terrain for educational uses. There are several ways teachers can leverage the educational potential of QR Codes in their instruction. The visual below sums up 10 interesting examples of how you can use QR Codes with your students. We have also included some interesting resources and video tutorials to help better understand the whole concept of QR Codes in education. 1- Create interactive and engaging content You can enrich the content you teach in class by adding QR Codes that link to further readings and resources around related topics. 2- Share resources Students can use QR Codes to share educational resources with each other (e.g class notes, web content, how-to videos etc) 3- Help with homework Teachers can provide detailed instructions and how-to tips in the form of a QR Code which students can scan at home and use to solve the homework Sources: Related:  QRDigital teaching resources

Media and Children Media is everywhere. TV, Internet, computer and video games all vie for our children's attention. Information on this page can help parents understand the impact media has in our children's lives, while offering tips on managing time spent with various media. The AAP has recommendations for parents and pediatricians. Today's children are spending an average of seven hours a day on entertainment media, including televisions, computers, phones and other electronic devices. Studies have shown that excessive media use can lead to attention problems, school difficulties, sleep and eating disorders, and obesity. By limiting screen time and offering educational media and non-electronic formats such as books, newspapers and board games, and watching television with their children, parents can help guide their children's media experience. Television and other entertainment media should be avoided for infants and children under age 2. Additional Resources

Herramientas: Códigos QR > Cómo enriquecen los aprendizajes los Códigos QR Los Códigos QR crean un enlace fácil de crear y de leer entre objetos y/o lugares e información relativa a estos. Los teléfonos móviles se están convirtiendo en dispositivos que ofrecen funcionalidades útiles para el aprendizaje ya que la mayoría de los teléfonos actuales permiten tomar fotografías, enviar mensajes de texto, navegar por Internet y capturar y decodificar códigos QR. Las actividades de aprendizaje en las que se utilizan dispositivos móviles posibilitan el aprendizaje dentro y fuera del aula, más allá del tiempo y el lugar. Según Suzie Boss y Jane Krauss, “tener en cualquier momento y en todo lugar acceso a información, a herramientas de productividad basadas en la Web y a múltiples opciones de comunicación, es especialmente apropiado para el aprendizaje por proyectos”. Cuándo utilizar Códigos QR en procesos educativos Los docentes pueden utilizar Códigos QR para: Las instituciones educativas pueden implementar Códigos QR: Nivel:

Poof! Paper Handouts are Digital - Teacher Tech While at an event recently the speaker handed out a paper handout. After her presentation, some of the audience members were asking if the handout was available digitally. Using Google Keep I was able to digitize the handout and distribute it through Google Classroom in seconds. Google Keep I am a big fan of Google Keep. Take a Picture One of the things I can do with Google Keep is take a picture into the note. Grab Image Text In Google Keep if you tap on the picture in the note it isolates the picture. Share Click on the horizontal 3 dots icon in the lower right and choose “Send.” Google Doc The Google Doc contains a picture of the handout and the text extracted from the handout. Google Classroom My mantra is to get it in Google Drive. paper to digital paper to digital

Does the Device Matter | Teaching in the Primary Years The are many different devices being implemented into classrooms all around the world. With schools using PC’s, Laptops, Macbooks, iPads, Chromebooks, and Netbooks to move further towards 21st Century Contemporary Learning environments I am often asked the question “What devices should my school purchase?” I immediately stop the conversation before any further discussion and ask the question, “What is the purpose of the device?” Schools need to invest time in developing a vision on “the purpose” of any new device and what it is they would like their students to create and achieve that this new technology will enable. Once a clear vision and purpose is established schools can move forward and explore what different devices can achieve and weigh up the pro’s and con’s of each for their school environment. Things to consider when choosing a device: Taking new devices out of boxes and configuring them to your school infrastructure is like Christmas Day. The SAMR model, developed by Dr.

RECETA 2.O: BIBLIOTECA DIGITAL Libros con códigos QR. ¿Cómo hacer de nuestra biblioteca de aula una biblioteca 2.0? Receta 2.0 para tu biblioteca de aula. La propuesta que os traemos hoy, es incluir códigos QR a la colección de libros de vuestra biblioteca de aula. Para fomentar entre otros aspectos la animación lectora. Un código QR (quick response code, «código de respuesta rápida») nos permite almacenar información en una matriz de puntos . Podemos acceder a este información a través de un Smartphone, Tablet o PC , mediante una aplicación que lea la información almacenada al enfocar la imagen del código. Podemos cifrar URL, SMS, TEXTOS, EMAIL, NÚMERO DE TELÉFONO, TARJETA DE VISITA. En la sección de Cocina de vanguardia 2.0 os facilitaremos en breve una completísima lista de generadores y lectores de QR y os contaremos como crear códigos QR con vuestros alumn@s y como personalizarlos ( colores, logotipos...). Los alumn@s grabarán una recomendación lectora del libro que más les guste de la biblioteca de aula.

Learning tools selector Audiences Teachers, Students, Age restricted, Community About Allows users to upload, access, organise, edit and share photos and videos. Technical Requirements Use any device with an internet connection. Advice No technical experience is required. Tutorials See Help for Flickr. Help Visit the Flickr help forum and the FAQ page. Get started Sign up for a free account, upload some photos or videos and select an audience to share them with. Cost Free -$ Go to App Why Schools Need to Introduce Computing in All Subjects: Northwestern University News This article originally appeared in The Conversation on February 8, 2016. By Uri Wilensky In his recent State of the Union address, President Barack Obama said schools need to offer every student hands-on computer science classes to be better prepared for the workforce. President Obama is right: the next generation of learners will require a high level of fluency with modes of thinking in which computers act as interactive partners. The question is: how best to make sure they acquire that thinking? Are computing classes the only way to do this? More computer classes There is widespread agreement that computing should play a more prominent role throughout our education system. The STEM Education Act of 2015 was recently passed into law, expanding the definition of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) to include computer science and encouraging more STEM education efforts. Seven of the nation’s largest school districts are adding more computer science classes. Shortage of students

54 IDEAS PARA UTILIZAR LOS CÓDIGOS QR EN EDUCACIÓN Cada día se usan más los códigos QR y surgen más ideas para sacarles partido. Aquí dejo algunas que pueden sugerir aplicaciones en educación: Apuntar direcciones de Internet sin necesidad de recurrir al lápiz y papel en el caso de que los asistentes no tengan acceso directo al ordenador en ese momento (conferencias, charlas, encuentros, etc.) Fuentes:

The Definitive Guide to Educational Technology Resources Last updated: Jan. 11, 2017 I love teaching, and I'm enthusiastic about technology. When one of my colleagues (also a K-12 teacher) reached out and asked me to compile a list of educational technology tools, I said "that sounds like a fantastic idea." A quick research reveals that there isn't a lack of EdTech tools on the Internet. Therefore, I figured it would be great to curate a comprehensive list of the web's best EdTech resources that classroom teachers can really benefit. If you are also a teacher or a supporter of education technology, the best way to show your appreciation is to share this guide with others who may be interested in the topic. Disclosure: Neither AnySoftwareTools nor I am affiliated or sponsored by any of the persons or organizations mentioned in this article. Chapter 1: Software & Web Tools EdTech is the use of technology in the form of hardware, software, and the Internet to enhance learning, pedagogy, and instruction. Chapter 2: Mobile Apps

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Actividad con Códigos QR "Poetas y poesías" Los alumnos y alumnas de 5º de primaria han estado trabajando durante 15 días la recitación de un poema. En un primer momento tuvieron que buscar una poesía y elegir la que más llamara su atención por cualquier cuestión personal. Una vez elegida, además de memorizarla tenían que conocer al autor y algún dato importante sobre él. Siguiendo las pautas que se habían trabajado en el aula para recitar un poema tenían que presentarlo a la clase. Al ver que lo estaban haciendo genial y que les gustaba escucharse decidimos completar la actividad con Realidad Aumentada creando unos QR que dieran la oportunidad al resto del colegio de escucharnos. Empezaron por crear un dibujo personal sobre un retrato del poeta elegido. Mientras tanto, utilizando el iPad del profesor y unos iPods Touchs que nos había prestado Aulablog se grabaron unos a otros y subieron los archivos de audio a Soundcloud.com. Una vez creado imprimieron el código QR y lo pegaron junto a su retrato del poeta.

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