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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. Check them out and share with your colleagues. Enjoy 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

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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. QR Codes in the Classroom QR (Quick Reader) Codes are like bar codes to quickly connect you to text, websites, audio clips, videos, etc.QR Code Reader The device will need a QR Code Reader. My current favorite is still i-Nigma because I've found that audiences typically do not need to leave their seats to scan the QR Code from the screen I'm presenting from, while other readers have not been as reliable. There are also QR Code Readers for Chromebooks and other devices that have cameras.

Learning tools selector Audiences Teachers, Students, Age restricted, Community About Allows users to upload, access, organise, edit and share photos and videos. QR Scan & Learn~ Initial Sounds - Sharing Kindergarten I am so excited to share with you guys the first item off my summer “to-do” list! I have been working on this throughout the school year and I am glad to say they are now… This is a fun way to use technology to learn. This pack contains 26 initial sound sheet, covering each letter of the alphabet on its own sheet. The Definitive Guide to Educational Technology Resources 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. In fact, there are tons of them.

Collaborative Tools Skip to main content Create interactive lessons using any digital content including wikis with our free sister product TES Teach. Get it on the web or iPad! 8 interactive Google Slides activities for classroom excitement Google Slides isn’t just for delivering presentations to an audience. Here are eight activities that bring interactive learning to students. (Public domain image via Pixabay.com) So often, people think of presentation slides as just that: a visual aid for delivering a presentation in front of an audience. QR Codes in the Classroom — LearnMaker To do this you will need to sign up and login to Aurasma Studio A note before we jump into this section. It’s best to create a single Aurasma account that the whole school can use, because you can only use Auras created or shared with your Aurasma account.

Class With Apps MorfoSunSpark Labs Imagine the ability to bring any historical or fictional character to life. All you need is an image and the app Morfo. This creative app will take any front facing image of a person and using a student’s recorded audio, create a talking version of that person’s image. Students can write narratives for characters, offer a book review, recite an historic speech, and much more. How It Works? 50 QR code resources for the classroom As mobile learning and technology is more readily integrated within classroom settings, QR codes can be used as an interesting method to capture a student's attention and make lesson material more interactive. Quick response codes, also known as 'QR' codes, are simple, scannable images that are a form of barcode. By scanning a QR code image through a mobile device, information can be accessed including text, links, bookmarks and email addresses. In the classroom, QR codes can be used in a variety of ways -- from conducting treasure hunts to creating modern CVs. Below is a number of articles, tutorials and lesson plans designed to help educators.

Free Web Tools to Support CCSS Reading & Literacy - TeachingForward Many of us remember the excitement for the arrival of our Scholastic Weekly Reader magazines in the classroom. These days, with increasing emphasis on non-fiction, informational texts, teachers need high-interest, timely reading materials for use in the classroom now more than ever. The internet is full of these resources, but few teachers have time to comb through to look for the gems. As part of a recent workshop “Free Web Tools to Support CCSS Reading and Literacy” I compiled a list of websites and summarized each one to make your search a bit easier. These sites were selected because of their ease of use and searching as well as the quality of the reading material. TweenTribune and NewsELA both offer the ability to adjust the Lexile reading level for all of their articles so that you can easily adjust the text complexity to suit a diverse student population while ensuring all of your students are reading and discussing the “same” article.

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