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Everything you need to go from zero to hero in QR technology. Read on for examples, "how-to", history and even a bit of the strange.

QR Codes in Education

QR codes or quick response codes are square black and white codes that can be scanned and direct users to all types of information including URLs, event details, contact information, pictures, text messages, and more. QR codes are being used more and more and have endless possibilities for use. The biggest way in which QR codes are being used is in advertising and marketing campaigns. QR codes can easily be made by going to any number of free QR code generator sites online and once made the QR codes can be read by smartphone QR code scanner apps. Besides being a very useful tool in marketing, QR codes are starting to emerge in other areas and are even beginning to be used in education.

QR codes can be used in education to dispense complex instructions for assignments more efficiently. Some ideas for using QR codes in classroom management include:

QR codes can also be used in a variety of ways and incorporated into lesson plans and activities. Some ideas for how to incorporate QR codes into lesson plans and activities can be found below:

QR codes can also be used for classroom assessment purposes:

Use QR codes to engage students and allow them to interact with the lesson you are teaching:

There are endless uses for QR codes in the classroom whether you are looking to have students create their own or are using them to measure student success. Think outside the box and come up with some fun classroom activities that incorporate the use of QR codes.