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QR Codes: Pushing the Narrative on Scannables

The first time that I tried to scan a quick response (QR) code, I held my iPhone up to a poster on the subway. I was underground without any cell service, and I didn’t know that there was such as thing as a QR code reader app. All I knew was that my camera had […]

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My New Book! Deeper Learning with QR Codes and Augmented Reality Now Available

I’m beyond excited to share with you my augmented reality and QR code book for Corwin Publishing, Deeper Learning with QR Codes and Augmented Reality: A Scannable Solution for Your Classroom! Augmented Reality & QR Code Book It’s a resource for educators looking to thoughtfully and purposefully integrate scannable technology into their learning environment. There are […]

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Shomi Links: Scannable Technology for Teachers

I’m a huge fan of scannable technology because it makes it easy for students to access material you’ve handpicked for them to view.  Shomi is a tool that lets users create a font based link reminiscent of a QR code.  Teachers can make Shomi links and students can scan with the Shomi app.  Because Shomi […]

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QR Code Mother’s Day Activities from Scanova

Looking for QR Code Mother’s Day Activities? Scanova is a QR Code app for teachers. They have a set of engaging classroom activities for K-2 students, specially for Mother’s Day. Each activity has a QR Code-based answer sheet. Students need to solve questions and color the blocks of the QR Code that have the right answer. When […]

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Edu.buncee.com for Science Fair Projects

How are students showing off their Science Fair Projects this school year? Edu.buncee.com is a web and mobile tool for teachers and students to easily create their own multimedia content. The fun digital canvas makes it easy for students. They can add the power of digital media to all kinds of school projects. This is especially true […]

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How to Link Google Forms to QR Codes

On the blog, I often share some of the reasons that I love Google Forms. Including how they can be used to collect assessment data.  You can use Google Forms for students to turn in information.  They might fill out a Google Form to submit a book recommendation, request extra help, or to complete an interest […]

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Support English Language Learners with Scannable Technology

Scannable technology provides opportunities for students to quickly and easily interact with a variety of content. In a differentiated classroom, children should have access to resources and support materials that will push them toward success. This could be a tool to help them make meaning of the content being taught in a lesson, or it […]

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How To Connect Teacher Tutorials to QR Codes

Scannable technology can be a powerful way for teachers to put content in the hands of their students.  This includes how to connect teacher tutorials to QR Codes. I’ve talked about how easy it is to make QR codes talk with audio clips and how to make a picture pop up on your screen as […]

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Multimedia Enhanced “ME” Journal Turns Traditional into Digital

It’s no secret how much I love QR codes and here’s a super cool product you’ll want to check out.  The Multimedia Enhanced ME Journal lets users add visual or audio files to each page of their written journal entries.  Each page has a unique QR code preprinted at the bottom of the page and […]

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How-To: Add Your Own Voice to a QR Code

Update: RecordMP3 is no longer in service – try recording with Vocaroo and use a QR code creator to turn the audio link into a QR code. You may have seen my post on “Talking QR Codes” and here’s another tip for adding your own voice to a QR code.  RecordMP3 is a fantastic site that […]

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