What is a QR Code?

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WELCOME!
PLEASE HAVE A QR READER
APP LOADED ON YOUR DEVICE.
iPad/ iPhone from App Store
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QR Reader
•
Quick Scan
•
Qrafter
Android
•
QR Reader for Android
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QR Droid
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QuickMark
WHAT IS A QR CODE?
• Quick Response Code - up to 4300 characters of
alphanumeric data embedded
• Takes users directly to:
• websites
• text
• audio text
• videos
• pictures
• contact info
• Free and easy to create!
REASONS TO USE QR
CODES IN CLASSROOM
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Reduces time spent typing in long web addresses
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Encourages Student engagement
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Get students up and moving by placing codes throughout the
classroom
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Makes learning FUN!
Universal Design Classroom – allows teacher to differentiate
lessons; QRCs look the same for all students!
21ST CENTURY LEARNING FOR
STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES
Real-world technology – in the classroom
• Weather
• Restaurants
• Movies
• Bus schedules
• Groceries/ hygiene
• Shopping
• Field trips
• Job training
QREATE YOUR OWN
CODE
In an internet browser, go to one of the many sites available
to create free codes:
www.qrstuff.com
https://www.the-qrcode-generator.com
www.goqr.me
http://www.visualead.com/qurify2/en/
Google Chrome Users: Browser Shortcut!
QR Code Generator - In Extension
QREATE YOUR OWN
CODE
To make your QR codes less busy: use a tiny URL generator
to shorten web addresses before creating the codes
www.tinyurl.com
http://goo.gl
QR-AUDIO
Allows user to transform 100-characters of text into a verbal QR code!
www.qrvoice.net
https://audioboo.fm
BE QREATIVE!
• Have FUN!
• Think “outside” the box
• Design Scavenger Hunts
• Create individualized assessments for each student
• Insert QR codes into worksheets for answer-checking and
instant feedback
• Differentiate assignments using QR codes tied to content
on each student’s level
• Learning Opportunities!!!
QR CODES FOR EVERY
STUDENT
Google Forms: Make QR codes for each modified
form/assessment
Rewordify: www.rewordify.com
Readability: www.readability.com
Text to Speech
Natural Reader www.naturalreaders.com
SCIENCE
• Lab Equipment
• Vocabulary words
• Identification
• Exploration
SOCIAL STUDIES
• Historical and non-fiction links
• Walking tours
• History games
• Maps/ locations
• Videos of unit study
• Weekly current events
READING
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Comprehension
Fluency
Self-assessment
Vocabulary
Book reviews
Book reports
MATH
• Games
• Time
• Flashcards
• Worksheets
• Graphs
• Currency
• Scavenger hunts
THANK YOU!
PRESENTED BY:
LINDA MORAN [email protected]
BRENDA LEE [email protected]
WITH CONTRIBUTIONS FROM
PAM YARBROUGH , ESC REGION 15

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