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50 QR code resources for the classroom

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. Articles and tips 1.) 2.) 40 interesting ways to use QR codes in the classroom. 3.) 5 uses of QR codes in the classroom. 4.) 5.) 6.) 7.) 46 interesting ways to use QR Codes in the classroom. 8.) 75 Teched Out ways to say good job. 9.) 10.) Resources, software and lesson help 11.) 12.) 13.) 14.) 15.) 16.) 17.) 18.) 19.) 20.) 21.) 22.) 23.) 24.) 25.)

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Mobile Matters for Blended Learning Blended Learning | Viewpoint Mobile Matters for Blended Learning In the third installment of their monthly column, blended learning experts Michael B. Horn and Heather Staker address BYOD and other mobile device strategies for blended learning. 7 Fun Ways to Use QR Codes In Education QR Codes Quick Response are so fun to integrate in classroom. Quick Response codes are bar codes with information. QR Codes can include contact information, websites, text, SMS, pictures and so much more. Ways to Use QR Codes for Education QR codes are easy to produce and fun to make, and they'll keep every kid's attention. These pixelated bar codes are digital magic for busy teachers! Use them for everything from running scavenger hunts to polling students. Read on for more ways to use the codes in your classroom, or see my post "QR Codes in the Classroom" to start making and scanning your own codes now. 1. Become a museum curator.

How to Use QR Codes in Student Projects Scannable bar codes may be just what you need to spark some student interest in your classroom - read on to learn how to use them to showcase your student work and give some life to your classroom's infographics. Last April ago I took a trip to Tokyo, Japan. One thing that really stood out to me there was the abundance of these scannable barcodes. These things were everywhere - flyers, posters, billboards, even in advertisements on the sides of commercial vans.

Northeast Ohio schools welcome electronic devices to promote learning View full sizeOrlin Wagner, Associated PressTeachers in some area classrooms are welcoming students' electronic devices as another resource for learning. Cellphones and other electronic devices, once banished to school lockers, are becoming part of classroom lessons in some area school districts. From pop quizzes through text-messaging to lab results loaded onto electronic tablets to looking up information on smart phones, teachers are finding ways to engage students with the latest devices. How To Get Involved in the Peeragogy Project Hello and welcome! The peeragogy project was kicked off around the time of Howard Rheingold’s January 23, 2012 Regents Lecture at UC Berkeley on Social Media and Peer Learning: From Mediated Pedagogy to Peeragogy. We have put together a handbook about peer learning: you’re reading it — maybe on our website, or in your hammock with the beverage of your choice and our print on demand paperback. Or maybe you grabbed our free PDF or some other remixed version in some other format or flavor from some other place (which would be cool!).

HOW TO: Make Your QR Codes More Beautiful Hamilton Chan is CEO and founder of Paperlinks. With the free Paperlinks iPhone app, featured previously by Apple as the #1 New & Noteworthy app, consumers can scan and view QR code content with a native app experience. Paperlinks also provides a powerful platform for generating QR codes, hosting content and tracking their performance. The QR code: A thing of beauty or an eyesore?

Teacher-Developed Apps Fill Lesson Gaps - High School Notes Facebook and Angry Birds were two of the most downloaded apps last year, but that doesn't mean Web and mobile applications are all play. There are tens of thousands of educational apps aimed at teaching high school students everything from physics to Japanese. But not all of those apps are created equal, warns Teacherswithapps.com, a site created by two teachers to evaluate educational apps, and some educators have taken matters into their own hands. QR Code Classroom Implementation Guide QR Codes (Quick Response Codes) are just barcodes. There is nothing fancy about them. Just like the grocery store clerk uses barcodes to look up the product and scan the price into the computer, your mobile device or computer can look up QR codes to: take you to a website, read some text, give you a phone number, or generate a text message. QR Codes are barcodes of information that hardlink the physical world with the online world.

Happi Papi Helps Educators Discover Apps Teachers and librarians may feel like they’re drowning in a sea of educational apps. Developers feel the same way, with smaller shops lacking big marketing budgets unable to get their products in front of targeted users. Enter the Education Evaluation Program from Happi Papi. The program, just launched, involves a consortium of developers who distribute apps to teachers and librarians free of charge. “The Apple App store is getting so crowded that smaller developers are looking for ways to reach our targeted audience,” says Patrick Larsson, cofounder of Happi Papi, a two-man app shop. Use Twitter #Hashtags to Amplify Your Learning! Today, I don't spend much learning time following people or particular lists on Twitter, but I do spend time following, reflecting and interacting with relevant learning hashtag conversations (streams) taking place around the world. If you are confused about what Twitter hashtags are, you have come to the right place to understand the power and possibilities that these learning conversations can do to amplify your learning! "The # symbol, called a hashtag, is used to mark keywords or topics in a Tweet.

“App Store” for Teachers: APPitic Popular resource features a category for Bloom’s Taxonomy A student uses apps at the Euroamerican School of Monterrey in Mexico. Alline Sada knows her apps. The teacher and technology specialist has curated more than 100 lists of the digital tools and wanted to share. So she helped create APPitic, an online guide to apps for learning, which includes a category for Bloom’s Taxonomy. “There’s a lot of concern about how apps tie in to education and thinking skills,” says Sada, the technology coordinator and integration specialist at Euroamerican School of Monterrey in Nuevo Leon, Mexico.

Mahara Assessment in Moodle 2 – September 28, 2011Posted in: Mahara, Moodle It seems like far more than a year or so ago that I wrote my previous post on how Mahara views could submitted for assessment in Moodle 1.9. Since then we’ve had the long awaited release of Moodle 2, a few releases of Mahara, and a whole bunch of other things which have distracted my attention from making noise about how much I wanted this feature to be updated for Moodle 2. At last, the wait is over. Part of my not-so-new-any-more role as Director of Consulting at NetSpot lets me advocate for the popular changes that I hear about from our clients and the broader community, and the ability to have a more seamless integration between Moodle and Mahara has been one which I’ve heard about many times from our clients who are using both products.

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