QR Treasure Hunt Generator - http://www.classtools.net/QR/
QR Codes are considered barcodes on steriods! This one little barcode can take you anywhere on to the internet with out having to type in a web address, send you a personal text message, add events to calendars, or having you listen to an audio file. Schools are now using them for many different reasons. A US school has placed them on to a paper for parents to easily scan at home. These parents are then instantly taken to lunch menus, school building news, upcoming events or calendars, and important district news like delays without having the parents search for 10 minutes to find the link on a homepage. The school is this video has assigned websites QR codes. These codes are posted near the computer and the students just have to scan them to go to the website. Teacher's Guide to Use QR Codes in the Classroom
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Here is a video on how to create a QR
Code using a free tool at http://keremerkan.net/qr-code-and-2d-code-generator/ .
Many apps for QR Readers are free for most smartphones.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_X2AYmcoOkI&feature=related - Teachers using QR Codes for worksheets and class work.
http://blog.simplek12.com/technology/how-to-use-qr-codes-in-student-projects/ - Student Projects using QR Codes
A Lesson in Simple Augmented Reality
QR Code Classroom Implementation Guide
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QR for Cool Cat Teacher Blog
The "quick response" codes are the little codes that have me incredibly excited. I am requiring a QR code on the front of their paper portfolio this year that is a link to their online efolio. I can snap a picture with my cell phone or webcam and go right to the website.
When my eighth graders made their toondoo, I had them turn in the toondoo for display and then include a QR Code in the top right corner (they just put all this in Word) so that others could comment online with their mobile devices.
What are QR Codes? QR Codes are just barcodes. You can make them for free using services like the Kaywa QR Code Generator and can encode four types of things:
Quick response barcode
You need a QR scanner
Why QR Codes?
Gets students out of their chairs
Shows learning is all around you
Promotes classroom management
How do we make a QR code Interesting?
create code on SparQcode (add color), Image Editor (tweak)
use PowerPoint to add additional features
I love this QR code creator http://www.unitaglive.com/qrcode allows you to add colour and logos etc...
Activehistory.co.uk/QR/bookmarklet - just QR it
Integrate with realia!
QR Coded World
students collect QR codes in their home and area
print the codes they found, then post all on a wall
students scan 2+ QR codes:
What did it link to?
Was it found on a billboard, letter, coupon, pamphlet?
How could you make it more interesting? Interactive?
Assign students part/aspect/characteristic of the object to define
Students create a QR code with a video definition
Upload to Posterous/Wiki/Blog
They can add to Wordia.com
Excellent BYOD mobile device project
The teacher inputs questions and answers. Try in audio or video form.
The teacher creates QR codes for each question and answer.
Hide codes and students search for answer
Further Exploration of difficult concepts!
Excellent for periodic table, phonetic activity, literary devices.
Embed videos, website
How can we use QR codes with urls?
Visit a website & contribute to it
Launch an MP3
Create a video
make students content creator
rCeate Activities, Portfolios, Presentations on Webdoc.com
We use QR codes to get to websites quickly. Saves typing on the iPad. They love going to the wall and then back to their seat
Working on QR codes with text intros for each teacher for parents to scan while waiting at conferences
Create Activities, Portfolios, Presentations on Webdoc.com
Create web doc portfolios.
Attach to Digital Stories
Fotobabble.com (include games, stories, or web stories)
attach Youtube videos
Students Contribute to a Discussion
Voicethread.com & app
Contribute to a Mindmap
students can contribute just provide the link
Create a Collaborative Story
Guess Who Interview
students create interview questions
print QR codes and add to a wall
students answer the one they scan
students guess with the clues who the person is
mix the codes up and post to a wall
Contribute to a Discussion
Create Interactive Timelines
More Ideas: Attach QR Codes to:
add to a music list
digital time capsules
add to an image group
attach to a game
collective review notes
Add to a wiki or Flicker group for more interaction
http://www.flickr.com/photos/periodicvideos/5912075438/sizes/o/in/photostream/ QR periodic table that takes you to youtube videos of each element (high resolution)