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1 QR Codes for the Classroom Summer 2013 Instructor: Ed Hodge Contact:

2 What is a QR Code?

3 QR reader app (I-nigma)


5 What is a QR Code? QR code (abbreviated from Quick Response Code) is the trademark for a type of matrix barcode (or two-dimensional bar code) first designed for the automotive industry in Japan. Bar codes are optical machine-readable labels attached to items that record information related to the item.. The code consists of black modules (square dots) arranged in a square grid on a white background. The information encoded may be made up of four standardized types ("modes") of data (numeric, alphanumeric, byte / binary, Kanji) or, through supported extensions, virtually any type of data. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

6 Why QR Codes?

7 What are the possible Uses?

8 Practical Uses Web page destination explaining product Promotion/magazine ad Business card Table sign School Equipment Solutions and Tutorials Multimedia Content Contact information Details of a school event

9 Ideas for QR Codes in Education Video


11 For the classroom teacher, they are valuable for four reasons: They can save us time. They can save paper. They provide a link to mobile devices that help students do their homework and follow along. The provide parents important details.

12 Black & White and Scanned All Over

13 Where can I go to make QR Codes? Top 10 Free Online QR Code Generators Read more at:

14 Now To Practice Creating A QR Code Create a QR Code for Back to school with your contact information: Step 1 – Open your QR Code creator website Step 2 – Choose the style of QR Code Step 3 – Decide what information to include Step 4 – Create your Code Step 5 – Print/Save the Code for use Step 6 – Scan and check your QR Code


16 Here is the printable version: Now, scan to see if it works.

17 Here is the printable version of a web link to the PowerPoint for this class in my DropBox. Now, scan to see if it works.

18 Solve and Check the Math Equation To pay for a sofa, Maddie made a payment of 64 dollars each month for one year. How much did the sofa cost ?

19 More Videos: Teachers Make QR Codes 50 QR code resources for the classroom classroom/16093

20 Using QR Codes in the Classroom Create a QR code 'business' card for your classroom (Beginner) Create an internet-based scavenger hunt (Intermediate) Create a school-wide/community-wide scavenger hunt (Advanced)

21 Using QR Codes in the Media Sandra WozniakSandra Wozniak2010 NJ Middle Level Educator of the Year, RetiredPosted on 6/23/2011 Media specialists have been using bar code readers for years. Now, it seems that everyone is using QR (quick read) codes and cell phones to read them. Wouldn't it be cool if you could have kids read a book and create a QR code with their opinion that could be attached to the cover. Making your own QR (quick read) code is easy

22 Links used to create this course: burns?spMailingID=5564657&spJobID=65228503&spReportId=NjUyMjg1MDMS1&spUserID=MjcyNzg2 Mjk5MTgS1

23 Questions and Practice Do you have any questions? Use the remaining of your time to create and collaborate with your class QR Codes that you might find helpful when the school year begins.

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