Uses for QR Codes

Get your students anywhere you want them to go in one step!!
  • To a website: one step to get your students doing research on a site you choose!
  • To a question, an answer, a clue: link your QR codes to any question, task, riddle or clue.
  • To a video: link your QR code to a Discovery Education video for a quick trip to multimedia related to classroom content
  • To your blog: direct parents and students to information related to your classroom.
  • To your voice: create vocabulary word flashcards that include a QR code. When scanned, your voice can share the definition of the word and the correct pronunciation!
  • To a book review: have students review books they have read and attach a QR code to the book cover for others to view a review before they choose!

QR Code Generators (Free, create an account or don’t, lots of choices for type of file linked to your QR code!!) (Free, 50 color QR codes in cool shapes! Log in through Google!) (Free, simple to use. QR codes saved to your account, Log in through Google!) (Free, no account needed, just type the words that you want verbalized when the code is scanned!) (Free, create an account, create QR codes that allow you to track how many times people are using them!)

QR Code Readers

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Qrafter: free,
on many Hempfield devices
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i-nigma: free
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Scan: $1.99
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Quick Scan: free

Create quizzes and/or treasure hunts using QR codes

Additional Resources

QR Codes in the Classroom

Exploring the Educational Potential of QR codes

Ways to Use QR Codes in the Elementary Classroom and Using Google Docs to Create Them