College QR code tech in China requires students to track shower times

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A new system requires Chinese college students to scan QR Codes before and after taking a shower. Mobile technology is popular in China and college QR codes are nothing new. However, according to local media, Hunan’s Changsha University of Science and Technology has launched a new shower system for students that requires them to scan a quick response (QR) code every time they take a shower. Students are required to connect their phones to a smart water meter via Bluetooth. After linking up with the smart water meter via their…

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QR codes help kids learn art

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Students at an Illinois school use technology and quick response codes to help build access and sharing. Primary and intermediate students at Edwardsville District 7 in Illinois and who are fortunate enough to have Stacy Requarth as an art teacher are also using QR codes and other forms of technology as a new way to learn and share. The quick response codes represent only the latest in Requarth’s efforts to keep her students engaged. The most recent project involved the use of the QR codes for allowing students to share…

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QR codes give high tech flair to student scavenger hunt

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Quick response codes have been posted all over Seward High school in Nebraska. Students at Seward High school in Nebraska came together to create a scavenger hunt using QR codes for a college week event that ran from October 12 through October 15. The purpose of the quick response codes was to use technology in the simplest possible way. Three senior students at the school, Ben Galusha, Bryson Schluckebier and William Brown worked on the scavenger hunt based on QR codes after they were approached by Noelle Baker – a…

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QR codes provide a virtual walking tour guide to German village visitors

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The students at Neuen Mittelschule Frankenfels have created 15 hotspots throughout the town. A middle school in Germany has now created a new way for visitors to experience its village by providing a number of QR codes in 15 different hotspots that will allow visitors to be able to learn more about the various points of interest throughout the town. These quick response codes were implemented by students at Neuen Mittelschule Frankenfels. The idea is that visitors will be able to use their own smartphones to scan QR codes and…

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QR codes are being used by teachers to enhance their lessons

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Students are able to scan quick response codes using smartphones and tablets for more interactive learning. Children in today’s classrooms are very comfortable with mobile devices and teachers across the country are starting to take advantage of the benefits of these devices by incorporating them into their lessons through affordable and simple to use technologies such as QR codes. When using mobile devices to help with learning, teachers are finding kids more interested and engaged. A recent example of the use of QR codes in the classroom to allow children…

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QR codes become creative tool in art class

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A public school teacher has selected a fun and unique method of using technology in the classroom. An art teacher from two Edgecombe County Public Schools in North Carolina is using QR codes to be able to take advantage of what technology has to offer for bringing art to life within her classroom. The teacher, Carolyn Burress has been thinking creatively to bring art and quick response codes together. Burress, who teaches at North Edgecombe High and Phillips Middle schools is now using QR codes as a teaching tool to…

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QR codes enhance College Athletic Department

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This new quick response system at Emerson College will reduce the need for program printing. Emerson College has become the latest educational institution to discover the practical benefits of using QR codes, as their Athletic Department has now implemented them to help to reduce the need for printing out programs. As smartphones and tablets have become very common, so have quick response code scans. This has allowed organizations such as marketers, brands, and even schools to be able to use QR codes to bridge the gap between the real world…

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QR codes enhance learning at Iowa school

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The barcodes are being used to increase interactions in the lessons being taught to elementary school students. Van Meter Elementary, an Iowa school, is using QR codes to help to make learning more interactive for its students during their technology and library times throughout the week. By scanning the barcodes, the students are directed to specific websites relevant to the topics. Located near Des Moines, the school is moving forward with technology that will allow its students to scan QR codes in order to be able to view book reports…

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QR codes make book reports easier to share

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Students at a Niagara Falls school have made their work available to read simply by way of a scan using a smartphone. The students in a Niagara Falls classroom are not only writing the traditional form of book report, but they are also making their work and their reviews available to anyone with a smartphone, by issuing QR codes to be scanned in order to view them. This is another example of technology making its way into the classroom to broaden the interest of students. In this instance, it is…

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QR codes used in Wisconsin elementary school for book recommendations

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Fifth graders from the Woodside Elementary School are using barcodes to recommend their favorites. A new project involving the fifth grade students from Woodside Elementary School in Sussex, Wisconsin, has allowed the children to use QR codes to identify their book recommendations at the local public library. The school is using the barcodes to let students share their opinions about books with the community. The Pauline Haass Public Library now features the QR codes within the children’s area. This allows members of the community to visit the library and use…

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