Presentation on theme: "How to use them Successfully in the Classroom. Whats a QR Code? A QR Code is a specific matrix bar code (or two-dimensional code), readable by dedicated."— Presentation transcript:
Whats a QR Code? 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.
Open a QR Code Reader App Point it at a QR Code The App activates the camera on the mobile device This in turn will open up the correct application to handle the data embedded in the code How Does It Work
QR Code Generators Kaywa - Generates codes from text, URL, phone number and SMS Kaywa QRStuff - Generates QR code from text, URL, phone number, SMS, Email, Email message, Vcard, Vcalendar, itunes, google maps, youtube, paypal - Social network: twitter profile, twitter status update, facebook profile, facebook like, myspace, linkedln profile, linkedln share, foursquare venue - Change colour of code QRStuff Kerem Erken's QR Code and 2D Code Generator - Creates QR codes, data matrix, aztec code, micro QR code - Generates codes from URL, bookmark a website, make a phone call, send an SMS, send an email, make a Vcard, meCard, vCalendar, Google Maps, Bing Maps, Geographic Coordinates, youtube video, android market search, latest tweet of a user, tweet on twitter, twitter profile, create blackberry messenger user, wifi, text - meCard automatically adds contact information into the address book in the phone - Will Shorten link - Mobile Marketing Machines Bonus - Completely customize what the code looks like Kerem Erken's QR Code and 2D Code GeneratorMobile Marketing Machines Bonus
Websites URLs YouTube Videos Email addresses iTunes links SMS messages Plain Alpha-Numeric Text Almost any information can be embedded……. What Can Be Embedded?
QR Code Reader Kaywa I.nigma Neoreader - Get through mobile browser Neoreader Quickmark - Supports Apple, Android, Windows Mobile, S60 Quickmark iCandy - Compatible with mac, windows, and iphone iCandy Quickmark - PC Download Quickmark
Voice to QR Codes http://qrvoice.net/ Only 100 characters http://vocaroo.com/ Not only can you record yourself or upload any audio clip but there is no time limit RecordMP3.org
Convert any long URLs into a QR code to make it easy for pupils to access a website Print QR Codes and hang them in the classroom for pupils to check their answers Advertise an event-write a blog post, embed the URL of the post in a QR Code, print it out and display it. Stick a QR Code into a book to give pupils access to additional information on the web, view a video etc. Create a treasure hunt around the school using printed QR Codes Classroom Applications
Make a classroom display interactive by including QR Codes Add QR Codes to worksheets/handouts Make a Webquest with the links all in QR Codes Put a link to a Google Doc in a QR Code Tell a story using Talking QR Codes Play Matching Games using QR Codes Classroom Applications
How to make a QR Codes How to make Talking QR Codes How to insert QR Codes into Worksheets QR code Math Treasure Hunt Look at a Talking QR Codes Story Workshop Activites
50 QR Code Resources for the ClassroomCode http://www.zdnet.com/blog/igeneration/50-qr-code- resources-for-the-classroom/16093 http://www.zdnet.com/blog/igeneration/50-qr-code- resources-for-the-classroom/16093 Teachers Pay Teachers http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Browse/Search:qr+ codes http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Browse/Search:qr+ codes 10 QR Code Readers for the iPad http://appsineducation.blogspot.com/2012/03/qr- scanner-for-ipad.html http://appsineducation.blogspot.com/2012/03/qr- scanner-for-ipad.html Uses in the Classroom
Tom Barretts Interesting Ways Series http://edte.ch/blog/interesting-ways/ QR Code Treasure Hunt Generator http://www.classtools.net/QR/ Tony Vincents Learning in Hand Video on QR Codes http://learninginhand.com/blog/learning-in-hand- 25-qr-codes.html http://learninginhand.com/blog/learning-in-hand- 25-qr-codes.html Resources
Great Technology Tips http://www.tammyworcester.com/Tips/Tammys_ Technology_Tips_for_Teachers.html http://www.tammyworcester.com/Tips/Tammys_ Technology_Tips_for_Teachers.html