45 Interesting Ways to Use QR Codes to Support Learning - great slide presentation by Tom Barrett
101 Uses for Quick Response (QR) Codes
Giant QR Codes in the Classroom
Hot QR Codes in the Classroom- super blog post by the Daring Librarian
How to Customize QR Codes with Your Brand's Identity
How to Use QR Codes in Student Projects- from SimpleK12
Instructions for a QR Code Book Report
Make Your Own QR Code Scavenger Hunt- from Kelly Tenkely's iLearn Technology blog
Mystery Math QR Code Scanning- for first graders
The Periodic Table of Elements with QR Codes
QR Code Classroom Implementation Guide- excellent resource from Vicki Davis, the Cool Cat Teacher
QR Code Comic Tutorial- excellent design by the Daring Librarian
QR Code Uses in Libraries- nice long listing for teacher-librarians!
QR Codes in Education- LiveBinder written by Steven Anderson
QR Codes in Education- explained with Glogster
QR Codes Explained by Common Craft- video
QR Codes and How to Use Them- Prezi by William King
QR Codes in the Classroom- interview with Wyoming science teacher London Jenks, about how he uses QR codes in his classroom
QR Codes: Lessons and Resources- for grades 7-12
QR Codes LiveBinder
QR Literature Quests- 14-slide presentation
TagMyDoc- "TagMyDoc allows you to apply a tag on a document which can be scanned and retrieved as a virtual copy."
Tell a Story with QR Codes- interesting blog post
Top 5 Creative Ways to Use QR Codes
Using QR Codes to Expand the Reading Experience
APPS FOR CELL PHONES
NeoReader- for iPhones
Quick Scan Pro for iPhone- scans barcodes and QR codes
QR Barcode Scanner for Android
QR Code Readers- huge listing of smartphones; choose your phone and the site matches you with a QR reader
QR Droid- rated 5 out of 5 stars
QR Reader for iPhone
QR Scanner- iPhone
QR CODE GENERATORS
Kaywa- choose content type, content, size
QR Treasure Hunt Generator- in four easy steps
QR Voice- when your code is scanned, a recorded audio message plays
QRpedia- paste any Wikipedia URL in the box and a QR code will be created for you
SnapMaze QR Code Generator and QR Code Reader- choose your content and the color of your code; very simple
Snap.vu- free QR code generator, short URL and tracking service
Twelve Ideas for Teaching with QR Codes- by Andrew Miller; on Edutopia's site
Free Graphing Calculator - A powerful, flexible graphing calculator . . . and it's free!
Does way more than most of the paid calculators out there . . . let alone the free ones
3D Brain - Use your touch screen to rotate and zoom around 29 interactive structures. Discover how each brain region functions, what happens when it is injured, and how it is involved in mental illness. Each detailed structure comes with information on functions, disorders, brain damage, case studies, and links to modern research
The Official SAT Question of the Day - Can you answer today's SAT question? Tease your brain with real SAT questions and SAT preparation materials from the test maker.
The popular student blog provider Edublogs released a new free iPad and iPhone app today. The free Edublogs app will allow you to write new posts, edit posts, upload images, upload videos, and moderate comments from your iPad or iPhone. You can even start a new blog from scratch using the app.
from Free Technology for Teachers
Symbaloo 25 Apps in 25 Minutes
Allows teachers to synchronize iPads
85 Best iPhone & iPad Apps Of Year 2011 [Editor's Picks] from Addictive Tips
One of the iPad's more intriguing business uses is making presentations before a live audience. The device is portable and fun to use, and the swipe and pinch gestures can make for some dramatic presentations. This app makes presentations much better!
Cell Phones as Teaching Tools: 26 Places You'll Find Resources and Lesson Plans
Ever since cell phones became available to everyone, the issue of using them in the classroom has been debated. Some administrators have been wary of allowing them into the classroom, yet others like New Jersey principal Eric Shenenger have been very open to having them in his school. If you aren't able to have cell phones in the classroom, why not assign homework, where kids can explore its other uses? Yes, Johnny, your phone does more than text........
Cell Phones in the Classroom- slide presentation by Vicki Davis
Cell Phones in School Pros and Cons- from Buzzle
Cell Phones: Why Not Use Them to Teach?- New York Times article
Educators Eye Cell Pones as Teaching Tools- article from Newsday
From Toy to Tool: Cell Phones in Learning- blog
Going Mobile: Debating and Using Cell Phones in School- New York Times article
How to Use Cell Phones as Learning Tools
Lift the Cell Phone Ban- article from Scholastic
Making the Case for Cell Phones in Schools- by Cool Cat Teacher Vicki Davis
Mobile Motivation: Learning with Mobile Devices- this is a terrific LiveBinder by Shelly Terrell
The Pros and Cons of Having Cell Phones in High Schools
School Gives Cell Phones as a Teaching Tool- CNN article with accompanying video
Teachers Use Cell Phones in the Classroom- article from US News and World Reports
Teaching on Mobile Devices
Tool for Learning or Distraction?- New Jersey Principal Eric Shenenger's article for the Huffington Post
Algebra: Cell Phone Plans
Bringing Cell Phones into the Classroom- lesson for grades 7-12
Cell Phone Safety Lesson- grades 7-8
Cell Phones Lesson Plans- Lesson Planet's list of 757 ideas
Mobile Learning Lesson Plans- from Scholastic
No Phone Zone Lesson Plan- teaches students about the dangers of texting and driving
Reading Lesson Plans- from OneStop English; for elementary and upper intermediate grades
Using Cell Phones for Learning- Q and A with authors Lisa Nielson and Willyn Webb
Why Mobile Learning?
Mobile Computing at Trinity Intermediate School
Evaluating Educational Apps
Department of Education and Early
Childhood Development, Victoria
Learning and Teaching with iPads
iPads in learning research
10 iPad Apps for Web Curation
Pearltrees: FREE Pearltrees is a place to collect, organize, discover everything you like on the web. The unique visual interface lets you keep everything you like at hand so you can organize it your way. Collect web pages and turn them into pearls. Organize your pearls into pearltrees based on your interests. Share all of this and start to cultivate your interests with Pearltrees.
Flipboard: FREE Flipboard creates a personalized magazine out of everything being shared with you, from Instagram photos and Facebook updates to Tumblr posts and articles from your favorite publications. Connect Flipboard to all your social networks, and you'll have a single place to enjoy, browse, comment on and share all the news, photos and updates that matter to you.
Zite: FREE Zite is a free personalized magazine for your iPad that automatically learns what you like and gets smarter every time you use it. Zite delivers all the great news, articles, blogs, and videos you want – and helps you discover new stuff that you'll love. Get a head start on finding amazing content tailored just for you by automatically syncing Zite with your Twitter and Google Reader accounts.
Scoop.it: FREE Scoop.it lets you easily publish online magazines by curating content on your favorite topic. Curate on the go with the Scoop.it iDevice App. Select, edit and publish posts in the same engaging visual format as from the Web site. Review your suggestion list or add posts from Safari mobile then share on all your connected Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr... accounts.
HitPad: FREE Hitpad delivers bite-size information snippets about the most important and worth-knowing topics of the day, highlighting why they are important and may be of interest, so you become current in no time and with very little effort. As you use Hitpad, it learns your interests in order to deliver you the most important information snippets in the areas that you care about.
Feedly: FREE Feed your mind. Get the best content from your favorite websites delivered to your iPhone and iPad. Powered by Google Reader, Twitter, Tumblr, Facebook, Instapaper and Read it later. If you are an existing Google Reader user, you can think of feedly as a fast/visual overlay with lots for sharing options and seamless 2-way integration.
Pulse: FREE Pulse takes your favorite websites and transforms them into a colorful and interactive mosaic. Tap on an article to see a clean and elegant view of the news story. Save stories for reading later across all platforms or sync them with Instapaper, Read it Later and Evernote. Sharing a story via Facebook, Twitter and email is as easy as two taps. Apple Design Award Winner 2011!
Flud: FREE Beautiful design, simple user interface, and integrated social settings make Flud a great place to read your news. Customize Flud to your personal tastes. Follow all your favorite blogs and news sites, save stories to read when you have time or offline, connect with friends and other Fluders who share your interests.
Google Currents: FREE - Not currently available in Australia Google Currents uses Google search technology to build editions tracking the five most recent trending stories in categories such as world, entertainment, sports, science, and more. Each story is presented through a fresh edition of articles, videos, and pictures. Instantly, turn your Google Reader subscriptions, or any of your favorite blogs/feeds into a beautiful edition with a magazine feel.
Thanks to MHS Library