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QR Codes - Middle School Social Studies   Tags: february conference, qr code, qr codes, quick response codes  

Explore ways to integrate Quick Response (QR) Codes into your social studies middle school classroom.
Last Updated: Feb 3, 2012 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates
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What is a QR Code?

QR stands for Quick Response. It is a 2-dimensional barcode that can be easily scanned with a hand-held device equipped with a QR reader application. The code is converted into text or a webpage link. 


    Creating a QR Code

    Use the following websites to generate a QR code. - automatically generates QR code and has a download button. - able to create QR codes in color - right click on the code and select Save Image As to save the code or copy the HTML code to embed onto your website. - you can generate a QR code based on written text. The qr code will read the text to the person. A maximum of 100 characters allowed.

    Use the following websites to combine multiple URLs into 1 URL. - generate multiple links into1 URL. Allows you to put multiple URLs into one QR code. - generate 5 links into 1 URL. Allows you to put multiple URLs into one QR code.


      Reading a QR Code

      i-nigma QR Code ( – free – supports over 250 phone types 

      NeoReader ( – free – supported on Apple, Blackberry, Motorola, Nokia, Samsung, and Sony Ericsson

      BeeTagg 9 – free – Apple, Blackberry, HTC, LG, Mio, Nolia, Palm, Samsung, Siemens, Song Ericsoon, and 50 other mobiles phone types.



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