Two dimensional matrix bar codes Can hold up to 4000 charactersDeveloped by Toyota in 1994 to track and inventory their carsCan be any color that is readable (QR Stuff.com has a range of colors, but does not include white.Success depends on capability of the handheld device that reads it.
Demo with green QR code.
Demo making a QR code with UNK’s email address.
Learning 4 Life
Learning4Life:<br />Use Web 2.0 tools and other technologies to differentiate instruction while addressing the Learning4Life AASL 21st Century Learning standards.<br />
Presenters:<br />Dr. Sherry Crow<br />University of Nebraska at Kearney Assistant Professor School of Library Science/Educational Media<br />Nebraska Library Commissioner<br />NEMA Board Member<br />Judy Henning<br />Kearney Public Schools Director of School Library/Media Services<br />Kearney High School Librarian Media<br />NEMA Learning4Life Coach<br />
Web 2.0 Wallwisher:<br />Go to the Wallwisher at the following URL to post discussion questions to be addressed at the end of the presentation:<br />http://www.wallwisher.com/wall/nlaNEMAwall<br />
L4L & Differentiated Instruction:<br />History<br />Benjamin Bloom, educational psychologist<br />Get beyond the knowledge and understanding base to the higher levels of thinking.<br />Individualized instruction is differentiated instruction.<br />Schools are no longer judged by what <br /> put into the educational system, but<br /> by the output in the form of<br /> STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT!<br />
ALL Students Can Learn:<br />Through educational technology, educators can design lessons that are engaging for the visual, audio and kinesthetic learning styles so all students can learn. . .<br /> But technology is only a tool in <br /> the educational process.<br />
Web 2.0 Tool Xtranormal:<br />Differentiate Instruction with Xtranormal<br />http://www.xtranormal.com/watch/11174304/learning-4-life?page=1?listtype=SERIES<br />
Web 2.0 Tool Show Me:<br />Differentiate Instruction with Show Me<br />Link here Show Me on AASL 21st Century Learning Standards, Empowering Learners, 21st Century Learning Standards in Action. I will do tomorrow; <br />I need a stylist to have better handwriting.<br />
Using QR Codes for Differentiating Instruction:<br />What are QR codes?<br />How do you open them?<br />How do you create them?<br />Educational uses for QR codes<br />
What are QR codes?<br />QR stands for:<br />Quite Reasonable<br />Questions Raised<br />Quick Response<br />Queensland Rail<br />
How do you open them?<br />Needs a device that scans them into an app that can read them.<br />Most smartphones<br />QR Reader app (usually free; download from app store)<br />Can be used with a scanner to a computer with loaded software.<br />
How do you create them?<br />Go to a QR code generator<br />http://www.qrstuff.com/<br />Follow directions<br />
Educational uses for QR codes<br />Website with lots of applications:<br />http://livebinders.com/play/play/51894<br />Pennsylvania school doing lots of QR Code use:<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ayW032sKtj8<br />(by Laura Jacobs and Allison Burke, McGuffey School District, Permission for showing this video has been granted)<br />Ease of use for young students:<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hSA3YsBy_pU&feature=related<br />(Recorded on March 29, 2011 using a Flip Video camera. Permission for showing this video has been granted)<br />
Closer to home. . .<br />Kearney High School scavenger hunt in celebration of <br /> 2011 Technology Week:<br />
Differentiated Instruction:<br />When differentiating instruction, allow students the CHOICE of which Web 2.0 tools to use.<br />Use Tech Tac Toe Choice Board of secondary open source application (posted handout).<br />; <br />