QR Codes

So, what is a QR code?

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“A QR Code is a matrix barcode (or two-dimensional code), readable by QR scanners, mobile phones with a camera, and smartphones…scan the image of the QR Code to display text, contact information, connect to a wireless network, or open a web page in the phone’s browser.” – Wikipedia

How do I make a QR code?

There are lots of different websites that will allow you to make QR codes. One way to create them is from Kaywa. Simply drop in the website (or other information like general text, phone number, or SMS message) to be directed to click generate and there you have a QR Code you can embed or print anywhere.

QR Codes Video

 

Ideas For Education:

Interesting Ways To Use QR Codes In The Classroom-This presentation Tom Barrett, has over 28 ways to use QR Codes in the classroom. Best thing here? If you come up with a different way in the presentation, you can add your idea.

Using QR Codes To Tell A Story– This post has several ideas on how students can create and use QR Codes to tell stories. Lots of lesson ideas and more QR Code resources here.

Using QR Codes In Student Projects– Simple K12 recently wrote about post about using QR Codes in the classroom and gave some examples.