QR codes bring the music of nature to smartphones

QR codes on trees support learning

Quick response codes have been posted on placards in Knoxville parks to share the songs of the trees. In a broad scale effort to help to teach locals and visitors about the parks in Knoxville, the Tennessee Nature Conservancy has decided to take QR codes and apply them in a new and interesting way. They have brought a range of famous musicians together to share a video that can be accessed through scans. According to the Tennessee Nature Conservancy state director, Gina Hancock, “Some of the most famous musicians in…

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QR codes are helping to teach fractions to children

jenga qr codes to teach fractions

A new and smartphone friendly version of Jenga has been produced to help teach math. QR codes are starting to play yet another important role in education, as a new version of an old game has been developed in order to assist in teaching children about fractions and how they work. These smartphone friendly barcodes have been used for several years to help teach children various lessons. Teachers are always coming up with new and innovative ways to apply the codes to help with everything from physical education to health…

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QR codes as learning tools

qr codes used in classrooms

Mobile barcodes are moving beyond marketing and into the classroom. QR codes have been taking off throughout the mobile marketing world, but now they are beginning to find a new home in education as well. The barcodes are proving useful in a number of ways beyond the obvious communication with consumers. Previous uses for QR codes have included a number of highly popular campaigns, such as their use at Starbucks, as well as on billboards and product packaging. Now that consumers are beginning to become more familiar with what they…

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