Sunday, July 29, 2012

Creative Ways to use QR Codes

Presented by Rita Mortensen- Super Excited Smart Friendly Techno Gal!

In this session, participants will learn what a QR Code is, how to create them, and how to use them for a variety of educational projects/purposes. Learn how our school is using QR Codes for scavenger hunts, back-to-school events for staff, and variety of student activities. There are so many unique and creative ways to include audio files, video files as well as various handouts and assessments to your projects. This will be a great way for you to learn how to create them and learn about educational ways to use them in your classroom/school.

Rita Mortensen- QR CODES
Cool ideas- 
Yearbook Updates can be in a QR code
Put QR Code on a bulletin board for people to download the photos from a display
Use for staff development to save paper
Passport to Learning site has a QR Treasure Hunt Generator

Believe it or not- QR codes are being put on Tombstones - Students read their work, translates to other languages, etc.

QRafter, KAYWA- QR Readers  create code and drag/drop directly from site.
also- you can track how many parents scan your QR code- track history of views/scans
QR Code Preview
link to QR Scavenger Hunt Creation 

Photopeach allows you to put text around codes.
QR Artistic Fun- Howard J. Martin tracks hits on QR Code
-- you upload a doc to their site, they host the doc, and docs can be downloaded.  They have Word, Excel, Power Point add ins.