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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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3 Ways to Use QR Codes to Connect School and Home For Boss’s Day, my office staff at Howe Elementary in Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., gave me the book QR Codes in Education by David Hopkins. In it, Hopkins describes those ubiquitous squares we see everywhere as being “like a barcode, but [containing] more data than just a number string.” When scanned, QR (short for “Quick Response”) codes connect users to websites, phone numbers, videos — nearly anything that can be digitized.

Four Ways QR Codes Could Revolutionize Education - Education Quick Response (QR) codes are beginning to pop up on city buses, in museum exhibits, and just about anywhere people need easy access to information. But we're only beginning to scratch the surface of how they can be used to improve the formal educational experience. As the number of Americans, particularly students, with smartphones continues to grow, here are four ways QR codes could revolutionize learning in the next decade. 1. Digital portfolios for students. Imagine if all students were assigned a QR code at the beginning of the school year—or even the start of their educational career?

QR Code Quest Scavenger Hunt- Part Deux! I updated & improved my QR Code Quest Scavenger Hunt lesson I previously blogged about this year & used it again with my AWEsome ESOL kids & 6th graders. I wanted to share those changes with you because it seems as if you like QR codes! Of my top 5 most viewed blog posts 3 have to do with QR codes (and yes, you know I'm barmy for 'em!) In fact, the first posting about this lesson has had, as of today, 17+K hits! WOWIE! Improved worksheet and graphic clues! Teachers Guide on The Use of QR Codes in The Classroom What are QR codes ? According to Wikipedia, a QR code is " a specific matrix bar code ( or two-dimensional code ), readable by dedicated QR bar code readers and camera phones. The code consists of black modules arranged in a square pattern on a white background. The information encoded can be text, URL, or other data." Here are some video tutorials to help you understand it all : Video tutorial : Introduction to QR Codes Video Tutorial 2 : Why Use QR Codes Video Tutorial 3 : How to Use QR Codes What do I need to start using a QR code ?

QR Codes I’ve been working on and around the use of QR Codes in education for a while now, and have produced a few blog posts of my own which you can see linked below. Along with these I’ve also found and been shown quite a number of excellent resources which I also feel strongly about sharing, hence this ‘resource’ page where I can list them, and continue to list them, as and when I find them: QR Codes: the full list of posts from me For those who haven’t heard, I’ve written a book about QR Codes in Education, and you can read about it here, where you will find links to the various stores where you can buy/download it: Here are some other excellent resources I’ve added to my Delicious bookmarks: Delicious Tag Bundle: QR Codes

How to set up a QR Code Treasure Hunt 1. The Background For several lessons, the students had been slowly piecing together the Mystery of the Franklin Expedition in History lessons. Have You Started Using QR Codes In Your Classroom Yet? - Getting Smart by Guest Author - edchat, EdTech, education, QR codes By: James Walker As classrooms become more connected, teachers need shortcuts to help students reach online materials more quickly. One of the best classroom shortcuts is the QR code — that square image of white and black pixels that represents an individual URL. Scan the code, and your smartphone or tablet immediately navigates to the associated URL. There are numerous applications for QR codes in the classroom; some of them obvious, and some of them a bit more imaginative.

5 Real Ways To Use QR Codes In Education QR codes… Disposable fad? Or useful technology? Opinions on whether QR codes are of real value is a hotly debated topic. But regardless of polarized views on the technology, there are some teachers using QR codes in education in some very inventive and exciting ways. Siemens STEM - QR Codes in the STEM Classroom QR Codes in the STEM Classroom Welcome to an amazing post that will have you using QR codes in your STEM classroom in no time! This post's author Melanie Wiscount, is an amazing educator from the state of Pennsylvania. She is also a past STEM Institute Fellow and is active across the state of Pennsylvania and the nation in advocating STEM, technology integration, and 21st century skills. Melanie has provided information that you will want to make part of your STEM program and share with other educators. Be sure to read upcoming Siemens STEM Academy blog posts to discover the other great resources for those interested in integrating technology in their STEM classroom!

Exploring The Educational Potential of QR Codes QR Codes (or Quick Response Codes, to give them their full title) are two-dimensional bar codes which when scanned with the camera of a mobile device such as an iPad, Android tablet or smartphone can transfer web links, text and email addresses amongst other digital content quickly and easily to users. Popular with advertisers and marketing companies, QR Codes give readers an immediate opportunity to visit a website to find out more information about a range of facts, products and services. For schools that have invested in iPads or tablets as learning tools or allow their students to bring in their own devices (BYOD), QR Codes have proven to be a great timesaver for sharing links and distributing information en masse. Projecting large QR Codes on a screen so they can be scanned from around the class makes it easy for students to access the same content on their own devices and interact with it individually instead of passively looking at the interactive whiteboard. About the Author

Sharing with QR Codes My students spent a few weeks on Gothic Literature a bit ago and I was very impressed with some of the stories the students created on their own. I had always been frustrated in the past when I felt students did a great job, but had no way of really sharing what they did with the rest of the school. QR Codes have changed all of that.

QR Codes I am going to share some fun ideas for how I have used QR codes in the classroom. If you haven't heard of them before, please Google for the actual definition. That's not nearly as much fun as just getting to the good stuff. I use QR STUFF to make all my QR codes.Step 1: Select PLAIN TEXT Step 2: Type your text in the CONTENT box (this is what will be revealed when you scan the code)Step 3: Download the code (under the picture of the QR code)Step 4: Copy and paste the code into a Word document for printing(you may want to write out your questions and answers first because you can't print them from this site) Good?

More Fun And Resources With QR Codes (So this is post #500. Thats pretty cool. Thanks for reading!) It's been a while since I last wrote about QR Codes. Last year (and somewhat this year) QR Codes were a hot topic in the classroom. At many of the conferences I went to there were sessions dedicated to the use of QR and how kids from Kindergarten to college were using them.

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