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Teachers Guide on The Use of QR Codes in The Classroom

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 ? A phone with a camera or a Smart phone. 1- Kaywa This is one of my favourites . 2- This one here lets you generate codes from URLs and has an option for tracking usage of the code. 3- Delivr This service allows you to shorten a URL and generate QR code from all kinds of URLs. 4- Sparqcode This tool helps users generate QR codes from phone numbers. 5- Qurify This one generates QR code from text. 12-QR Stuff This one has more options.

QR Codes - Create, Save, Print and Track Custom QR Codes for Business and Personal Use ITBabble What do I think? Scan the QR code below and find out! If you don’t have a QR reader or know what one is, then just read on past the break to get my take on QR codes and education. I think it will be worth your while. Well, I think they’re kinda stupid and gimmicky for classrooms. Cool? The Scavenger HuntThis sounds cool and I’m sure it is too. Instead of a QR code and an expensive smart phone, what about index cards? Replacing FlashcardsSome people have said, it can also be used to replace the simple rudimentary flash cards. Using QR Codes to assign homework assignmentsI’ve also seen the idea of embedding a homework assignment in a QR code and then making that QR code accessible to whoever needs it. Using QR Codes to Link to Important FormsThis was suggested and I guess this idea isn’t terrible, but wouldn’t a hyperlink on a website work just as well? Using QR Codes for PollsThe idea here is there is you have a question and some choices. Why All the Fuss Patrick? Like this:

Blog Archive » QR Codes #9 Sharing Audio Posted by Allanah King on September 24, 2011 We all know how great Dropbox is don’t we team. If you don’t now about Dropbox it is an online storage space with some fabulous features. Think of it as your own personal, free server where you can store and back up your stuff. When you sign up for Dropbox you automatically get a Public Folder. Drop your audio file that you want to use into the Public Dropbox folder, wait for it to synch and launch the Dropbox website by clicking on the Dropbox icon and opening it. Copy this link into your QR Code generator- seeing I am on the computer I will use Google URL shortner to create the QR code. Done- easy as! I see this as a great way to easily share podcasts and other audio files with your class and other visitors. Do you have any other ideas for linking QR Codes to audio or video files this way?

Five Reasons I Love Using QR Codes in My Classroom There are so many tools that educators can use to get students interested and engaged in their work. Like most teachers today, I integrate technology into my instruction everyday. I'm lucky to work in a school with one-to-one technology and use iPads with my students throughout every school day. That makes it easy to use QR codes in my classroom -- and there are many reasons I love using QR codes! What is a QR Code? A Quick Response Code is a digital image that can be scanned without the beam of light needed to scan barcodes at the supermarket. What does this marketing tool have to do with education? How QR Codes Can Make a Difference in the Classroom 1. Instead of asking students to type in a long web address where they could easily make mistakes, a QR code will take them straight to a website. 2. We all want to avoid using search engines that might bring our students to the wrong website. 3. 4. Websites like allow you to generate your own QR code for free. 5.

15 Great Tools for Lesson Planning Earlier today somebody emailed me asking for web tools to create lesson plans and classroom projects. I have already post a list of some good lesson planning tools but today I am sharing with you this updated selection from our colleagues in Edudemic. Use these tech tools to pull together great lessons and design amazing and memorable student projects. Have great lessons to share? Looking for something to add to your classes? On this site you can do both, selling your own class materials and buying high-quality resources from other teachers. Make sure your lessons are organized and that your day runs smoothly with the help of this amazing online tool designed just for teachers. Timetoast is a pretty cool for student projects, allowing them to build sleek, interactive timelines in minutes. There are so many different ways that Capzles can be used in the classroom, there’s bound to be an application that fits your needs. Want to build presentations that will wow your students?

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. 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.) 26.) 27.) 28.) 29.) 2 projects in math using QR codes. 30.) 31.) 33.) 34.) 35.) 36.)

Classroom in the cloud 10 ajánlata Create a QR Code. QR Codes. QR Code. QR Code Generator. Make a QR Code. QR Code Tracking. NFC Tags. Delivr makes creating and tracking short URLs, QR Codes, and NFC Tags simple. - Delivr QR Codes Explained and Ideas for Classroom Use When I lead workshops or give presentations I typically don't distribute handouts in paper form. Instead I just give the link to my digital resources for that day's presentation or workshop. Recently, I have started to deviate from that policy just a little bit. Now I like to place printed QR codes in a dozen or so locations in the room. Those QR codes are linked to my slides and digital handouts. I started doing this because often people would miss the links when they're just on a slide at the beginning and end of the presentation. Distributing those QR codes before the presentation also creates a good segue into conversations about what QR codes are and how they can be used in schools. The following posts have more ideas about using QR codes in schools:Interactive Bulletin BoardsQR Codes in the ClassroomQRPedia - QR Codes for Wikipedia EntriesAssign QR Codes to Your DocumentsCreate a Mobile Language Lesson With QR VoiceTom Barrett's Interesting Ways to Use QR Codes

Wordle - Beautiful Word Clouds Aprender y Compartir: Códigos QR: “cápsulas informativas” capturadas con nuestros móviles inteligentes Este documento ha sido creado para publicar en el nº 15 del Boletín del Crmf de San Fernando ¿Qué son los códigos QR? Cada día surgen nuevas maneras de difundir la información y actualmente, paralelo al uso generalizado de los dispositivos móviles, se está extendiendo el uso de los códigos QR, aunque fueron creados casi hace 20 años. Los códigos QR nos permiten conectar elementos del mundo físico y el mundo digital, empaquetando en diversos formatos y a modo de "cápsulas informativas": textos, vídeos, enlaces a páginas, datos personales, formularos, información adicional sobre una obra de arte, etc., con una capacidad de hasta 4296 caracteres alfanuméricos. Para descifrar el mensaje o "cápsula informativa", necesitamos un lector de QR que descargaremos gratuitamente en nuestro Smartphone, Tablet o PC. Un poco de historia Resumiendo ¿Cómo capturar las “cápsulas informativas" de los códigos QR? ¿Cómo crear códigos QR? Seleccionar el tipo de código. Ejemplos y aplicaciones prácticas Genbeta.

Inside the classroom ötletei a googledocs-szal “Traditional thinking is all about ‘what is’. Future thinking will also need to be about what ‘can be’” By Edward de Bono Quick Response codes also known as QR codes are similar to barcodes. When you scan QR codes using apps such as i-nigma or scan with your smartphone, ipad and computer (if you have a web camera) it links information to you. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. To start putting some of these great ideas into practice in your classroom, you can use QR creators such as Kaywa, QRStuff if you just want to create one QR code but I like using Google docs when creating multiple QR codes quickly. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. =image(ʺ 7. 8. 9. I would love to here how you have used QR codes in the classroom! Like this: Like Loading...

The Active Class » Blog Archive » Mobile learning with QR codes QR codes (also called matrix codes, so you can see why I might feel an affinity with them!) are gaining in popularity in North America (they’re already big overseas in Japan and elsewhere). With more students buying smartphones, and more professors interested in developing mobile learning solutions, QR codes in the classroom are worth considering. A QR code is a fancy “quick response” barcode. In business, these QR codes serve many purposes having to do with linking the physical and the virtual worlds. QR codes are one way to “close the loop from print to mobile,” says Ted Ianuzzi, VP Sales and Marketing at Didmo. When I spoke to developer Erik Goldhar from QRe8 about using this technology on campus, he suggested that from an industry point of view QR adoption in North America “is no longer in its infancy—in fact we believe it’s now at the ‘toddler’ stage and growing fast.” The idea of using QR codes has one immediate drawback. Interested?