HOW DO QR CODES WORK?• A 2D barcode that links to online content like text, audio, websites, images, maps, videos and more.• Needs a mobile device with a camera and a QR reader app.
USING QR CODES AT SCHOOL• Digital scavenger hunts• Links to school and classroom websites• Adding multimedia content to static displays• Tagging library books with student reviews• Insert into worksheets for more information• Create a QR calendar for lessons• Differentiating instruction with students
WHAT IS AUGMENTED REALITY?A process in which technology is used toenhance or alter our perceived notions of reality.
WHY AR AT SCHOOL?• Students take ownership of their learning• Appeals to multiple learning styles• It can provide an unmatched learning environment• Expands learning boundaries
Resources for QR CodesOnline QR Code Generators:• http://www.qrstuff.com/• http://zxing.appspot.com/generator/• http://keremerkan.net/qr-code-and-2d-code- generator/Free QR Code Reader Apps• Qrafter (iPhone or iPad versions)• Red Laser (iPhone or Android), or Qrdroid (Android)• QR Code Scanner Pro (Blackberry)
Resources for Augmented Reality• Olympus PEN Camera Augmented Reality Website• PBS Lunch Rush App (for iPhone, iPod Touch & iPad)• BMW Z4 Augmented Reality Car Website• GE Smart Grid Augmented Reality Viewer• Mixed Reality Camera Demo from SMART• Word Lens: Augmented Reality Translation App• ZooBurst: 3D Pop Up Augmented Reality Books