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Tammy's Technology Tips for Teachers – Helping teachers make better classrooms, one mouse-click at a time. How to Create a QR Code In 3 Easy Steps (click above for more sizes & to download) It's been a while since I've added to my Comic Tutorial Collection - not surprising since September & October are always a busy time for teachers, right? But I was asked several times recently not WHAT WAS A QR my previous Comic Tutorial explained (below) ...but exactly HOW to CREATE A QR CODE! So, here's a new comic tutorial that shows you how, in three easy steps, by copying & pasting a URL and using Bitly how to save that created QR CODE graphic (.PNG format) and using it in a document or graphic, it's easy! With the AMAZING BONUS feature of aggregated data on that code! This is the coolest thing ever! Included in the comic are optional directions for creating a Text Message using But Mrs. For those of you new to my blog here's my other tutorial on QR Codes. Want to know how I make these lovely Comic Infographics? " @ghartman Gina Hartman to @gwynethjones Wow...your QR Code tutorial is hanging in St. What the What!??

10 Computer Shortcuts You Can Use for Evil EmailEmail In honor of April Fool’s Day, here are 10 computer shortcuts you can use for evil pranking a friend. Why would you need to use these? These shortcuts will allow you to use that small window of time to pull a (somewhat) harmless computer prank that’s not only hilarious, but teaches him the value of locking his computer when he steps away. NOTE: Humor’s Office is not responsible for any damage (physical or mental) these shortcuts may cause. 1. What It Does: Turns on High Contrast mode on a computer screen.Level of Evilness: 1 – It just changes the display, which is easily reversed.How to Do It: Hit Left Alt + Left Shift + PrintScreen.How to Fix It: Hit the same keys: (Left Alt + Left Shift + PrintScreen). 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. What It Does: Replaces the desktop background with an image of the old desktop background. 8. 9. 10. Have any computer shortcuts you use for pranking your co-workers?

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Photo QR Code generator Found my new favorite photo based QR Code generator; Easy to use, allows photos in background, foreground or as logos. The free Basic plan allows the creation of 10 QR Codes. Their paid plans offer many more features, including tracking location of scans, at a very reasonable price. Photo by