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Presentation by: Jenna Hobson
What are QR codes? “QR” stands for “quick response” Info can be linked to the code, so once scanned, you have access to that info Info can be text, videos, websites, etc. Not just for use in 1-1 iPad classrooms!
Creating QR Codes Qrcode.kaywa.com Qrstuff.com Google Docs For step-by-step directions on creating multiple codes at once using Google Docs, scan here!
Benefits of QR codes Enhances opportunities for student choice (Bloom’s!) Time/space saver (sanity!) Fosters independence and creativity (Bloom’s!) They sure “QR” fun! (laughter: the best medicine!)
Using QR Codes: Classroom Management Contact information for parents— courtesy Heather Gant, 1 st /2 nd Grade Looping Teacher Daily Schedule “I’m Done. What ‘QR’ do?” chart— for early finishers “I can” statements—post at stations
Using QR Codes: Classroom Management Grouping—random groups; facilitates discussion amongst peers; same students prevented from “always” partnering up; no need to create your own—just clip off from commonly purchased products and voila! Homework—quick access to webcasts, Math problem examples, anchor charts in classroom Classroom library books—inventory, organization
Using QR Codes: Writing Activities Picture Prompts Story Prompts Grammar review
Using QR Codes: Science/Social Studies “Walk Around a City”—learning about cities around the world Research—create QR codes for approved websites; quicker than typing in URLs Current Events board—students create codes linking to a news article; add to board throughout the year
Using QR Codes: Other Ideas “QR Us”—getting to know you question activity “QR Moves”—brain breaks/exercises; keep handy in a container on desk “The hills are alive with ‘QR’s’ and music…”—independent/station work music choice; different genre each day “QR Matey!”—scavenger/treasure hunts; create a code for each clue; set up around classroom or school
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