QRious about QR Codes? Back to School Presentation 2012 Patti Wyatt ESC Region 15
What are QR Codes?According to Wikipedia: QR Code (abbreviatedfrom Quick Response Code) is the trademark fora type of matrix barcode (or two-dimensionalcode) first designed for the automotive industry.More recently, the system has become popularoutside the industry due to its fast readability andlarge storage capacity compared to standard UPCbarcodes. The code consists of black modules(square dots) arranged in a square pattern on awhite background. The information encoded canbe made up of four standardized kinds ("modes")of data(numeric, alphanumeric, byte/binary, Kanji), orthrough supported extensions, virtually any kind ofdata.
QR Codes explained by Stan the scan man http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gVnpU7OSCbA
QR Stuff Explainedhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=br039gDRD7k&list=UUfz9qh8WbXpeuHZBC2cYlPg&index=5&feature=plcp
QR Code Creators (free)• http://qrcode.kaywa.com/ URL, Text, Phone #, SMS• http://zxing.appspot.com/generator/ Calendar event, Contact information, Email, Geo location, Phone #, SMS, Text, URL, WiFi network. To add a Geo location, you can enter the latitude and the longitude, paste a Google Maps link, or find one in the map.
QR Code Creators (free)• http://www.beqrious.com/generator URL, Email, Phone #, Text, Contact info, SMS, YouTube, Graphical (to put an image into your QR code for a URL), Google Maps.• http://azonmedia.com/qrcode-generator Text, URL, Phone #, SMS, Email, Email message, Contact details (vCard & meCard), Google Maps( location search is available), Social networks (such as Facebook, Twitter, Delicious and some other services). For the QR code, you can change its error correction quality, point size and color, download the image, or embed it into your website or blog.• A Google Search will give you MANY more options for creating your own codes!
QR Code Readers• Free Apps for iPhone: Scan (by QR Code City) i-ingma (4 for updated phones)** QR Scanner QR Reader for iPhone ** Tap Reader• Apps for Android: BarCode Reader ScanLife Barcode Reader Quick Mark QR Code Reader i-ingma Barcode Reader QR Droid• Webcam: http://miniqr.com/reader.php**I• Check the Apps on your smartphone, you will find one that’s free and that works for you!
QR Codes in the “Real World”• Print Advertising Magazines Billboards Flyers Posters invites, • direct link to product details, coupons, websites, event details, etc.• Business Cards Link to Resume, website (blog), Facebook, Twitter• Identification Passports, Drivers Licenses, Hospital Bands
QR Codes Explained by Common Crafthttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tkgi_wbaPTk
Are you ready for QR Codes? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XcIwXVKQjsQIf this is you, then probably not!
How can we use QR Codes in Education?• Steven Anderson’s livebinder on qr codes in education http://www.livebinders.com/play/play/51894/• 50 interesting ways to use QR Codes in the classroom http://www.livebinders.com/play/play/51894/• Teachers guide on the use of QR codes in the classroom http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2012/06/q r-codes-are-gaining-momentum-in- todays.html?goback=.gde_108447_member_12 7558592#
How can we use QR Codes in Education?• Using QR Codes in the classroom http://community.prometheanplanet.com/en/blo g/b/blog/archive/2012/05/23/using-qr-codes-in- the-classroom.aspx• 50 QR code resources for the classroom http://www.zdnet.com/blog/igeneration/50-qr- code-resources-for-the-classroom/16093• QR Codes for Learning (scoop) http://www.scoop.it/t/qr-codes-for-learning
Black & White & Scanned all over http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ayW032sKtj8
Cool Schools: Using QR CodesFor Learning and Fitness AtChesterbrook Elementary• http://www.wusa9.com/news/article/203707/158 /Cool-Schools-Using-QR-Codes-For-Learning- and-Fitness-At-Chesterbrook-Elementary How to make QR Codes with Google http://goo.gl/
QR Codes CSI Momenthttp://jamesmichie.com/blog/2010/10/qr-codes-in-education-a-burgeoning-narrative/
QR Codes in Elementary Schools http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hSA3YsBy_pU
More QR Code information 7 Things You Should Know About QR Codes The Periodic Table of Videos using QR Codes QR Code Quest Table QR Code St. Patrick’s Day Lesson Got Books? 1 tool at a time QR Codes Lesson example using QR Codes QR Code Classroom Implementation Guide
A Few More links….. Kathy Shrock—QR Codes in the Classroom QR Codes explained and ideas for use in classroom QR Code Treasure Hunt Generator Back to School QR Quiz
Just for fun! Does this remindyou of a “kid” you’ve taught? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5IuRzJRrRpQ
One more funny one! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqaNi0tM95Y
Thank you for coming to mypresentation! Please don’t hesitate to let me know how I can assist you as you utilize technology to engage your students in learning! Patti Wyatt ESC Region 15 firstname.lastname@example.org 325/481-4075 Have a great school year!