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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