Thursday, December 22, 2011

QR Codes in the Classroom

Those squiggly b/w squares now appearing on just about everything from magazine ads to cereal boxes can take your students across the room or around the world with the click of a smartphone camera. Andrew Miller and his readers offer lengthy lists of ways to enhance learning using Quick Response codes. Create your own QR codes in just three easy steps, using Daring Librarian Gwyneth Jones's tips. Wiziq offers QR strategies tostreamline online learning while avoiding malicious codes.Too few smartphones and other handhelds in your classroom? EngagingEducators’ Ben Curran suggests free or low-cost downloads that will trick a computer webcam into handling the decoding task. To generate a simple coded URL, scan the QR above or click here.

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