Once again I am late to the game…I have just recently started using QR codes with my students. WOW, it’s so much easier to create a QR code for them to access a website rather than trying to get 20 first and second graders to type it in on their own (or in reality I end up typing it in for them).
Sooooo much easier to use a QR code!
If you don’t know what a QR code is here is a pic:
In order to use QR codes you need a mobile device like an ipad, ipod, or similar android or Blackberry device that has a QR code scanner/reader app (The app I use is called QR Reader, it’s free and also has a QR generator with it).
The other day I created a chat room for my class using the website Today’s Meet. I made a QR code for them to scan that would take them right to the chat room. We have class meetings once a week so I thought this would be a neat way to have our class meeting. This was their first time using a chat room like this so our meeting was really more about the kids just getting used to how a chat room works. Here’s a screen shot of our “conversation”. I had asked them what they did for Earth Day….
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