Tag Archives: QR

Creating QR Codes

If you would like to create QR codes for your class here is a workflow that works for me. ShortenMe Using the Chrome web browser install the ShortenMe chrome extension. Click Here What this extension allows you to do is create a short URL and a QR code from any website.   Google Slides Create […]

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Creating a Short URL and a QR Code using the ShortenMe Chrome Web Extension

I love to use Google Docs, however, sharing a Google Doc can be a bit of a challenge. The URL on a Google Document can be quite long. https://docs.google.com/drawings/d/1WV_5CGA_0oV7dtCKRJA_yXuIYeApbmcbgHUdn22ylaw/edit If I asked my students to type in that URL to access my document I would spend the entire class period trying to get students to […]

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Students Sharing Content with Teacher using Smart Phones or Tablets

Many students have cell phones that can take pictures and shoot video. If you have students using the cell phones for collecting media, how do they share the pictures and video with you? One way is for them to email the pictures directly to a class picasa album. Students can also email the pictures directly […]

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Peer Evaluations with a QR Code

In my previous post I showed you how to create a custom peer evaluation form for each student in the class.  This works when students are able to go to a shared spreadsheet and click on the URL for the student they are doing the peer evaluation for. If the projects are not digital projects […]

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Twitter QR Code Bingo

Click Here to access my template. You will need to make a copy of the spreadsheet to your Google account. This will create random bingo boards that will tweet out the question when scanned with a QR code reader. Have students then append something to the tweet. I used it by having participants at a […]

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Whipping out QR Codes for conference evaluation

I am in charge of the CVCUE Spring 2012 conference committee. So many things to manage. In the past when we did evaluations we had participants fill out a form on paper (I know, you’re thinking what is this “paper” that you speak of). This required someone to manually type up the evaluations (students I […]

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QR Code and the Google Chrome Extension

Yesterday morning Jason Seliskar and I met up at the CUE 2012 conference (thank you for the Starbucks) to chat up QR codes. Usually I use http://goo.gl to create a shortened URL as well as a QR code. Jason showed me a cool trick for making QR codes even faster.  If you are using the […]

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Download a QR reader

What is a QR code? Surprisingly many people still are unsure and don’t use them. A July 2011 article said 35% of Americans own a smartphone and I am guessing that after this last Christmas season that number just got significantly higher.  As a high school teacher in an inner city school I am amazed […]

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Assigning Problems with a QR code

If you want to assign each student a random question/prompt try this… Open a Google Doc http://docs.google.com Make the document public Make the document public on the web. Back in the document insert a drawing Create the prompt/question in Google Draw.  Even if your question/prompt is only text you want to create it in Google […]

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Using Google Presentation to Create Multiple QR Codes

Here is an idea for using QR codes. You can hand out project ideas or anticipatory set randomly to students by giving them a QR code. Assign each student a math problem to work out, QR code links to problem. Assign each student an image from the web and this is what their project is […]

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Using QR codes to create educational posters

I have been pondering how to use QR codes in the classroom. My favorite use being to tape QR codes into old textbooks to make them relevant. The code pictured below goes to a YouTube video with directions on how to do those math problems. Note: I used a super sticky post it label so […]

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QR Code Reader

Earlier I posted a blog about what a QR code is.  But how do you USE a QR code?  You will need a QR code reader.  When you use your QR code reader on your cell phone it should launch the webpage that the QR code is pointing to.  On my iPhone I use the […]

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QR Code

A QR code is the new barcode. You can use a QR reader on your smart phone (or just use the google search app. If you search by taking a picture of the code it works as a QR reader) and when you snap the image it loads a webpage. More and more companies are […]

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