Friday, November 9, 2012

How to Create and Use QR Codes in the Classroom

My teacher students were rather eager to learn about how to use QR codes in the classroom for homework or other uses.  So after class I created the top video above to how how to use it.  I explain all of the steps from creating a webpage for your homework assignments and how to create a QR generator. Since my county requires that we put everything for our students in Blackboard, I also include that.  I started using hte QR codes for homework with my students in the second or third week of school and am amazed how at how many of them use it. 

The bottom video shows you how to download the QR reader on your smartphone. 

Students like QR reader as they do not have to write down their homework assignments.   When  combined with Remind101, it makes it tough for students to have an excuse not to complete their homework.  

If your students ask, there are plenty of Android and iTunes QR readers for their smartphones. 

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