1. Arrange students into groups. Each group needs at least ONE person who has a mobile device.
2. If their phone camera doesn't automatically detect and decode QR codes, ask students to
4. Cut them out and place them around your class / school.
1. Give each group a clipboard and a piece of paper so they can write down the decoded questions and their answers to them.
2. Explain to the students that the codes are hidden around the school. Each team will get ONE point for each question they correctly decode and copy down onto their sheet, and a further TWO points if they can then provide the correct answer and write this down underneath the question.
3. Away they go! The winner is the first team to return with the most correct answers in the time available. This could be within a lesson, or during a lunchbreak, or even over several days!
4. A detailed case study in how to set up a successful QR Scavenger Hunt using this tool can be found here.
|1. 1. What type of digital technologies could teachers incorporate that our students use almost everyday?||tablets, cellphones,computers||2. 2. How can teachers use iPads and other tablet technologies to enhance lessons in older grades and the different content areas?||Using apps for History, Youtube videos in gym,||3. 3. How can teachers make informed decisions about what constitutes reliable online information to use with students?||Its not on the first page of Google, they must look up multiple resources||4. 4. How does the use of computers and the Internet enhance creativity and learning beyond what would be possible without technology?||students are more actively engaged||5. 5. How can teachers discuss the meaning of copyright and plagiarism with students?||what they can and cannot do and how to cite their sources||6. 6. What are some advantage and disadvantages to using virtual field trips in the classroom?||Students can get a look into the world, but they can't actually go there||7. 7. How can virtual simulation games create similar concepts-in-action experiences for students?||No more frog dissecting for the students who get squeamish||8. 8. How has social networking impacted teaching and learning for teachers and students?||Grammar is not always the best.||9. 9. How can you as a teacher use blogs to foster creative self-expression and communication among students?||Different classes can positively comment on blogs about subjects||10. 10. How can teachers use wikispaces to create a collaborative learning environment for students?||Students can work together on projects and edit the pages on the wikispace.|
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