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QR Codes & AR technology within the classroom


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Presentation for uLearn 2012. The Physical and Virtual Divide: Qr Codes and AR Tech within the classroom

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QR Codes & AR technology within the classroom

  1. 1. The Physical & Virtual Divide? QR Codes and AR technology within the classroomDave
  2. 2. The Physical & VirtualQR Codes and Augmented Realitytechnology within the classroom Dave Beehre Somerville Intermediate Schoo
  3. 3. What we will cover ... • Introduction to SAR and AR technology • Classroom examples • Resources
  4. 4. My classroom ...
  5. 5. What are QR codes ?• QR codes are used for encoding information in 2 dimensional
  6. 6. What are QR codes ?• Encode data both vertically and horizontally - read from any
  7. 7. What are QR codes ?• Can trigger actions like launching a website and downloading a
  8. 8. Getting started with QR codes You will need two things ... • A QR code generator • A QR code reader
  9. 9. Make your own QR codes ...
  10. 10. Make your own QR codes ...
  11. 11. Code readers for mobile• Two favourites used in my class: qrafter (IOS) qrdroid (android)• 7 free qr code reader apps for android• 5 free qr code reader apps for IOS
  12. 12. How can QR codes be used in the classroom to support the teaching and learning process?
  13. 13. Classroom Examples• Outdoor QR Code Quiz / Hunt
  14. 14. Classroom Examples QR code• Scanning code on student’s artwork launches website• Our class blog explains this process
  15. 15. Classroom Examples QR code• How to create ipad self portraits
  16. 16. Classroom Examples Book trailer QR code on youtube• Create a youtube account for your class to host videos• Creative commons / copyright• Computers & mobile devices to create trailers• Original digital content created by students for students
  17. 17. Classroom Examples• Use QR codes on task sheets to provide mobile access to different media• Use to “sanitise” videos (removes clutter / distractions)
  18. 18. Classroom Examples• QR Code Skill Posters - great resource for teaching PE skills• Why not get students to make their own ?
  19. 19. Classroom Examples• Make learning rewindable (Kevin Honeycutt)
  20. 20. Classroom Examples• Create a “talking” QR code, limited to 100 characters• 40 different languages
  21. 21. Classroom Examples• Visit• Drag QR code bookmarklet to your web browser’s bookmarks bar• Generate a QR code of any webpage by clicking on QR codebookmarlet
  22. 22. What is AugmentedAugmented reality (AR) according to Ronald Azuma,Research Leader at Nokia Research Centre, is “an environmentthat includes both virtual reality and real-world elements”
  23. 23. predicted that the use of simple augmented reality technology in education would be widespread within two to three years
  24. 24. Why use AR technology in the teaching and learning process?
  25. 25. • Engaging• Authentic• Active
  26. 26. How can augmented reality technology be used in the classroom to support the teaching and learning process?
  27. 27. Classroom Examples• Create a free account for class with• Limited to 10 books per account, 10 pages per book• Perfect for students of any age - my class love this
  28. 28. Classroom Examples
  29. 29. Classroom Examples• Download the free trial plug in for Google sketchup from Inglobe Technologies
  30. 30. Classroom Examples• Print the marker off from the website (Inglobe Technologies)
  31. 31. Classroom ExamplesSelect “view”
  32. 32. Classroom Examples• Hold the “marker” in front of the webcam - manipulate marker to
  33. 33. Classroom Examples
  34. 34. Classroom Examples• Sharing learning goals via an active wall display• Auras created using aurasma lite for IOS and android devices• Learn more about how aurasma works by visiting their youtube channel
  35. 35. Classroom Examples
  36. 36. Classroom Examples• Six spacecraft options, ideal learning experience forspace unit• Download the free app to your mobile device
  37. 37. Classroom Examples• Rotate the craft through 180 degrees• Manipulate various features on the craft• Zoom in to see details on the craft
  38. 38. Classroom Examples• An augmented reality app that labels all the stars,constellations and satellites that you point your device at• An amazing tool to support teaching and learning aroundspace and
  39. 39. Classroom Examples
  40. 40. Classroom Examples
  41. 41. Classroom Examples
  42. 42. Classroom Examples
  43. 43. Classroom Examples
  44. 44. Classroom Examples• App available on IOS and android devices• Go to the• There are 13 various missions and associated “markers”• Motivation for comic strip creation or other literacy based tasks
  45. 45. Classroom Examples• Download the free app to your mobile device• Print the game pieces ( 10 markers) off via the app• Great number based game for juniors
  46. 46. Classroom Examples• Place the markers around the classroom• Select how many players will play ( up to 4)• Start - locate answer to question - point phone at marker - tap to answer
  47. 47. Classroom Examples• Wonderful app for preschool kids learning the alphabet($1.29)• Print the 26 markers off from the website
  48. 48. Classroom Examples• Point camera at marker - tap screen for audio
  49. 49. AR Browsers Junaio Wikitude History Pin• Augmented Reality Browsers work by gathering informationfrom online sources and placing it on the smart phones screens.• The browsers use a smartphones camera, compass and GPSinformation to locate the user and then retrieve information based on thosegeographical coordinates.• The information and graphics are then overlaid onto the camera
  50. 50. Classroom Examples• This free app shows Christchurch as it was before quakes beganin Sept 2010• People not in Christchurch can see the content by using the appto send
  51. 51. ResourcesQR Codes50 Interesting Ways to use QR Codes in the Classroom ways to use QR codes in the classroom and using google docs tocreate them Code Classroom Implementation Guide QR Code Resources for the Classroom Real Ways to use QR Codes in Education Codes in K-12 Education
  52. 52. ResourcesAugmented RealityAugmented Reality in Education Wiki Reality in Education’s Guide to Augmented Reality of Augmented Reality Brilliant Augmented Reality iphone apps 10 Augmented Reality Examples ways in which Augmented Reality is being used in education
  53. 53. BibliographySlide 9: Screen shot www.qrstuff.comSlide 10: Screen shot www.beautifulqrcodes.comSlide 18: Screen shot www.thephysicaleducator.comSlide 20: Screen shot www.qrvoice.netSlide 21: Screen shot 27: Screen shot www.zooburst.comSlide 36: Screen shot 38: Screen shot 43: Screen shot 44: Screen shot 45: Screen shot!-lunch-rush/id469089331?mt=8Slide 47: Screen shot: 50: Screen shot: 50: Photo: