Using QR Codes in the Classroom
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Using QR Codes in the Classroom

Differentiate and Energize Your Lessons!
4.8 (7 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
88 students enrolled
Created by Monica Burns
Last updated 4/2014
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 3 Articles
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • In this course, you will learn how to make QR codes.
  • In this course, you will learn how to design activities for differentiated instruction.
  • In this course, you will learn how to use QR codes to energize your lessons.
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  • You will need a computer and mobile technology with access to the Internet.

This course is for educators with access to a variety of mobile technology who are looking to use QR codes to differentiate and energize their lessons. Participants will learn how to make QR codes and use them to create engaging, differentiated lessons for their students. The material is appropriate for teachers in K-12 classrooms. This course is made up of video tutorials and text. It will take approximately three hours to complete. The instructor is available on a weekly basis to answer questions.

By the end of this course, you will be able to use QR codes to differentiate and energize your lessons.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for educators looking to use mobile technology in their classroom. Teachers will need to have access to a computer and students will need access to a tablet or smartphone. This course is perfect for beginners and appropriate for educators with an intermediate amount of experience using technology.
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Curriculum For This Course
30 Lectures
2 Lectures 01:17

Hear about what you'll learn in this course!

Preview 00:42

These are the apps you'll need to download on your smartphone or tablet.

Resources for Getting Started
Creating QR Codes
5 Lectures 17:18

Learn about the black square you've seen in so many different places - from cereal boxes, to subway ads, to classrooms.

Preview 02:47

See some of my favorite places for making QR codes and follow the step-by-step process.

Preview 02:34

Figure out what tools are best for you and your students.

Preview 02:06

Here are a few tips for getting QR codes in the hands of your students.

Preview 02:55

QR codes are powerful - learn about the neat things you can do with them!

What are the different types of QR codes?

Let's see what you've learned!

Making QR Codes
3 questions
Differentiating Instruction with QR Codes
7 Lectures 22:42

Here is a quick video that provides an overview of differentiated instruction.

What does it mean to differentiate instruction?

Actionable ideas for you to try out in your classroom!

Activities vs. Resources

Readers in a differentiated classroom can benefit from QR codes.

Supporting Readers

Videos can support your students - here are a few ideas!

Using Videos

Learn how the families of your students can use QR codes too!

Supporting Parents

A set of ideas for making this concept simple to execute.

Managing Resources

One of the most popular lessons from my Teachers Pay Teachers Store - this can be used with students in a differentiated classroom thanks to the leveled tasks.

Example of a Differentiate Lesson - QR Scavenger Hunt
11 pages

Differentiating with QR Codes
3 questions
Energize Your Lessons with QR Code Activities
7 Lectures 12:43

You'll love having your students move around looking for QR codes.

Go Exploring

Eliminate pencils with this quick tip.

No More Pencils

Make QR codes a part of your everyday routine.

Start Your Day

Some ways that you can decrease the number of times you visit the copy machine this year.

Transform Your Workflow

Let students show off with these QR codes.

Empower Students

An easy way to use QR codes in your classroom.

Start Labeling

These are some of the same activity sheets you've seen in my videos - use them as models as you create your own.

All of the QR codes work too!

QR Activity Sheet Models
9 pages

Lesson Ideas
3 questions
Quick QR Tips
5 Lectures 06:53

Learn why you may want to "track" your QR codes.


Shortening URL codes can impact QR codes.


There are a few options when creating QR codes - here's one to ponder.


They way that you present QR codes to students is important to think about.


Here's a reason why I like having a QR code scanner on all of my devices.


Tips for QR Codes
3 questions
Finishing Up
4 Lectures 05:06

Watch this demo as I make a QR code and take you to some of my favorite websites.

QR Codes in Action!

Thanks for joining!

Concluding Message

Contact Info and Special Offers

Scan this QR code to tweet your accomplishment!
About the Instructor
Monica Burns
4.7 Average rating
19 Reviews
508 Students
2 Courses
Educator and EdTech Blogger

Monica Burns is an Education Consultant, EdTech Blogger, and Apple Distinguished Educator. In her role as a classroom teacher in general education and Integrated Co-Teaching (ICT) settings, she used iPads one to one with her students while aligning her instruction to the Common Core State Standards. Monica has presented to teachers, administrators and tech-enthusiasts at numerous local and national conferences in addition to Apple Education events. She is a webinar host for SimpleK12 and a regular contributor to Edutopia, appoLearning and Channel One News. Her work using technology in her classroom has been featured in the Teq Teacher Spotlight, Instructional Tech Talk podcast, and more. Monica works with teachers to make technology integration exciting and accessible at all grade levels and provides support to organizations looking to use technology to reach children and families in need. She can be found on Twitter @ClassTechTips and her blog