Students use QR codes for a Clitheroe quarry project

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Children from Pendle Primary have applied the quick response codes to their study of the Salthill Quarry. A system of adding QR codes to the existing numbered posts at the Salthill Quarry in the United Kingdom has been created by Reserves Officer Phil Dykes from the Lancashire Wildlife Trust. The program was created in order to help with a project for the students at the Pendle Primary School. The reserves officer came up with the concept of adding the QR codes to the posts in order to make it possible…

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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 make it into the bedtime routine with special PJs

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Each pajama pair comes with approximately 50 colored barcodes that can be scanned by mobile devices. A father in Idaho Falls, has developed a new high tech way to incorporate smartphone technology into the bedtime experience for children, through the use of QR codes printed directly onto their pajamas. The man, Juan Murdoch, is calling his invention “Smart PJs” and has made something old new again. Murdoch explained that “It’s a new spin on pajamas. Pajamas have been around for thousands of years and this is something new.” He credits…

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QR codes added to Disney campaign to appeal to kids

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The new mobile marketing campaign is being launched in Australia with the target discount store. Disney and Target are now working together in Australia to reach out and connect with children through mobile marketing that is based on QR codes printed onto an interactive virtual wall. The interactive mcommerce experience was designed to be used for only this past weekend. The location was at a cinema in Sydney and it was created in order to use QR codes to form a child friendly experience. Though Disney is experienced in the…

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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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