A QR (Quick Response) code is a type of matrix code first designed for the automotive industry. More recently, the system has become popular outside of the auto industry due to its fast readability and comparatively large storage capacity. The code consists of black modules arranged in a square pattern on a white background, and the information encoded can be made up of any kind of data.
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Task #1: Go to QR Stuff. Copy and paste a website into the QR generator, and see how easy it is to create a QR code.

Task #2: If you don't have a QR scanner uploaded onto your mobile device,go to your app store and search for "QR." You will be scanning and surfing in no time.

Task #3: Take a moment to check out QR Code Treasure Hunt, and think about how you could use QR codes to take your students to meaningful web content.

QR Readers
Mobile Devices: i-nigma
Chromebook Extension: QR Code Generator

If you use the google URL shortener, each link already has a QR code created.
Watch this video to see where you can find the QR code: Creating and Using QR Codes in the Classroom

Terms: No account creation required for use.
Classroom Implications
This video illustrates how McGuffey School District in Claysville, Pennsylvania is using QR codes to enhance learning.

Other Resources
QR Code Live Binder: Check out Steven Anderson's Live Binder of QR Code resources.

Check out this Pinterest board devoted to creative ideas for using QR codes in the classroom, created by Tabitha Carro in Lexington, SC.

Scan this QR code to visit Kathy Schrock's section on using QR codes in the classroom.

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