QR Codes and the iPod Touch 4


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Many thanks to Gwyneth Jones, thedaringlibrarian.com

  • QR Codes = A 2-dimensional symbology that can be read with an iPhone or iPod Touch 4 camera.
  • Information is encoded both horizontally and vertically.
  • Point and connect with a QR Reader app on your device. No need to type in URLs when you use QR codes.



Make a QR Code for your website or link:


Mobile Barcodes QR-Code Generator Tool
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http://www.mobile-barcodes.com/qr-code-generator/

You can use this QR Code Generator on the iPod Touch or iPad.



On your computer:

Kaywa QR-Code Generator

http://qrcode.kaywa.com/

2D QR Code Generator

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//http://www.the2dcode.com/qr-code-generator//


Click on the Website tab and paste your URL. Save the code to your desktop as a .PNG file. Put this QR code on websites, signs, student instructions, brochures, posters.

Helpful Hint: Save the file as QR then add a descriptor of the content or website. For example: QRsteedwebsite.PNG



Put a QR Reader App on your iPhone/iPod

We are using i-nigma-4 (FREE), recommended by Tony Vincent

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/i-nigma-4-qr-datamatrix-barcode/id388923203?mt=8



Get More Ideas for QR Codes!!!


"QR Codes: the Nuts and Bolts." Great easy-to-understand visual representation of how to use QR Codes in education.
http://www.dontwasteyourtime.co.uk/qr-codes/qr-codes-the-nuts-and-bolts/

"Hot QR Codes in the Classroom & Library." Blog post by Gwyneth Jones. The DaringLibrarian blog. December 11, 2010. The ComicLife Tutorial QR Codes at-a-Glance (top right) was created by Gwyneth Jones.
http://www.thedaringlibrarian.com/2010/12/hot-qr-codes-in-classroom-library.html

"QR Codes Connect Students to Books," by Lauren Barack. School Library Journal website, September 14, 2010. Features library media specialist John Schumacher in Naperville, Illinois.
http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/slj/newsletters/newsletterbucketextrahelping/886787-443/qr_codes_connect_students_to.html.csp

Tom Barrett's 40 Interesting Ways to Use QR Codes in the Classroom
https://docs.google.com/present/view?id=0AclS3lrlFkCIZGhuMnZjdjVfNzY1aHNkdzV4Y3I&hl=en_GB&authkey=COX05IsF

David Muir's "QR Codes in Education" Prezi from TeachMeet@SLF 2010
http://edcompblog.blogspot.com/2010/09/teachmeetslf2010-qr-codes-in-education.html