background preloader

Ways to Use QR Codes for Education

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. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Check out these great ideas from our readers: 9. 10. If you're craving more QR code ideas, watch this short, inspirational video from an amazing Pennsylvania school district. How are you using QR codes in the classroom?

http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/top-teaching/2012/09/ways-use-qr-codes-education

Related:  QR CodesQR-koder

Sharing Kindergarten: QR Codes in the Classroom Little learners are AMAZING at using technology to LEARN. Sometimes WE as teachers are the ones who limit them. One of my passions is using technology in the classroom to LEARN... 50 Great Ways to Use QR Codes in the College Classroom QR codes were first created by Toyota to track vehicles in manufacturing, offering a small barcode that can be quickly decoded. That was 1994, and now, almost 20 years later, QR code technology is experiencing a revival — but not in the automotive industry. The small, square codes are ubiquitous, showing up on everything from flyers to beer bottles, allowing anyone with a smart phone to quickly scan and find out more information with the code. The possibilities for their use are endless, and many translate into the college classroom, offering a fun and exciting way for students to use technology for learning.

Ten Ways to Use QR Codes in the Classroom with Online Tutorials I am so excited to be writing my second blog post of the year on this wonderful blog. During my last post, you may remember that I offered to be your "virtual coach". I had several people who were interested in learning more about how to use QR codes in daily routines as well as how to create these cute little things. I decided to provide you with 10 ways to use QR codes in the classroom as well as step by step tutorials to help you get started. At the end of this post, you will find links to all of the resources discussed in this post.

Plickers 2.0 An Easy to Use Student Response System Why Should You Use Plickers? Plickers is a FREE app that can be used on any IOS or Android operating system developed by Nolan Amy. Students will receive a card that has a number on it and the answer choices A, B, C, and D. Teachers can print these free at plickers.com as many times as they need. The teacher will use her smart phone or tablet to scan the class cards and begin to immediately see student responses pop up on the screen. A Guide to Getting Started With Edmodo Tagged with: communitiesgetting startedgroupsHow-tolibrarysupport Whether you’re new to Edmodo or you’ve been a part of community for some time, we want you to make the most your Edmodo experience. For those looking to learn how to use Edmodo over the summer, here is a guide to help you get started! Sign Up for an Intro Webinar If you just created an account, a great way to get started is to attend one of our bi-weekly webinars. Webinars are free and take place every Tuesday and Thursday – sign up here.

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. QR codes have been in use since 1994 when they were created to track vehicles during manufacturing. Growing in popularity in recent years with the explosion of camera equipped smart-phones, the codes are now being used to link real world objects with all sorts of online data and information.

40 Interesting Ways to use QR Codes in the Classroom QR codes are having a mini resurgence lately. We started to use them in class last year as another way of creating self portraits. One of my students took this new found tool to a new level and used it as a way of creating graffiti. It was wheatpasted on so he felt it was a legal form of protest. The poster came off with water and a scrubbing brush. QR Codes and Bottle Cap Fun! Technology is awesome because not only does it keeps students engaged, it's also usually pretty environment-friendly! So, I've decided to combine two fun items I've been incorporating in my classroom - QR codes and labeling bottle caps - to help students practice ordering fractions, multi-digit multiplication, and long division - just a few skills we're going over in fourth grade right now. Let's start with ordering fractions: I made 8 bottle cap groups with six fractions in each group using Avery lables (1" circles 5410). And then, lo and behold, did you know you can make QR codes in Avery? On the left-hand tool bar, there is a button for making bar codes and QR codes.

11 Simple Ways To Start Using Technology In Your Classroom Via Edudemic If you’re on the education technology fence, you probably can’t decide which device or app is the best one to really use. You aren’t sure if you want to jump into the edtech pool with Evernote, Moodle, an iPad, a Chromebook, or some other hot new product or service. How To: Create an Interactive E-Book with Google Slides Working in a one-to-one school district, where every student is provided with a device such as an iPad or Chromebook, can be a great opportunity of freedom for teachers and students. The device serves as an efficient tool to create and curate information, as well as, a flexible environment to share content. No longer does an individual need to negotiate with textbook publishers and be locked into the confines of the perception of the authors of a company when it comes to the content and methods that should be used to teach a specific skill or understanding.

Related: