March 28, 2013

Using QR Codes!

What are they?

This cute little girl describes using QR code in her classroom. (Her accent is so cute)

Web definitions
A QR Code is a matrix barcode (or two-dimensional code), readable by QR scanners, mobile phones with a camera, and smartphones. The code...

QR CODES 101 Glogster

How can you use them?

Create computer generated graphs

upload them to fotobabble, 
Add your voice
then create a QR code

Great App for scanning/Reading QR Codes w/ Kids

There are so many different websites available to create QR codes, here are some of my favs!

Websites for creating QR codes: 

You can also right-click on a link in the GOOGLE CHROME BROWSER, and it provides A QR code option. 

Create a QR code w/ Art projects
Record students describing their art projects 

Do you ever get tired of repeating directions? Use a QR code to record voice, or provide written instructions

 Ways to use QR codes in the classroom:

  • Create clues on worksheets
  • Scavenger Hunt in the classroom
  • link to picture, voice recording, or presentation
  • Link to websites using an iPad

Allows you to create and scan QR codesHave students "beam" questions for other students to answer, by creating quiz or test questions about a topic.


  • Scavenger Hunts
  • Exit slips w/ QR codes
  • Information explaining work, or art.
  • Add a QR code to access a website or form

Check out an example of Kindergarten sight words ( scan the barcode and listen to the voice pronouncing the word)

More ideas for using QR codes:

Create QR Code Class Scavenger Hunts

This article has some great information about using QR codes from a classroom teacher's perspective.