How To Use QR Codes In Lessons.

QR codes or quick response codes are brilliant to use in the classroom.  They are basically machine-readable labels that contain information about the item to which attached.

You can create them easily on the website QR Stuff.  Simply choose what you want to link to (text, websites, images, videos etc.) and then select a colour and the QR code is instantly generated; ready to be shared, downloaded or printed.

Once printed, a QR scanner app needs to be downloaded.  There are many to choose from on the app store and Google Play.

How did I use QR codes in my lesson?

I did a maths lesson where I made QR codes and linked them to division problems.  I hid them around the school and the students had to find and solve all 6.

Doing this made the lesson really exciting; the pupils competed to be first to finish the challenge.  Scan the codes below to see the problems:

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