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Deeper Learning With QR Codes and Augmented Reality

A Scannable Solution for Your Classroom
First Edition
By: Monica Burns

Discover how free, scannable technology can enrich learning and captivate students, including use of QR codes and Augmented Reality to promote hands-on learning, creativity, and critical thinking.

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Product Details
  • Grade Level: PreK-12
  • ISBN: 9781506331775
  • Published By: Corwin
  • Series: Corwin Teaching Essentials
  • Year: 2016
  • Page Count: 104
  • Publication date: March 14, 2016

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Engaging, interactive learning—right in your students’ hands!

What if your students’ mobile devices became an instructional asset rather than a distraction? Discover how free, scannable technology can enrich learning while captivating students. Best of all, these technologies are easy to implement within your classroom.

Monica Burns offers user-friendly strategies and tips in this quick-read guide. Get ready to:

Learn about QR codes and Augmented Reality (AR)
Reach each student with new, hands-on learning opportunities
Embrace the ACES Framework for teaching with scannable technologies: Access, Curate, Engage, and Share
Promote self-directed learning and showcase your students’ creations
Leverage technology to connect your classroom with families and the community

Don’t miss this opportunity to become a leader in digital learning!

"Burns provides practical ideas for integrating QR and AR in the classroom. As AR and QR continue to play a bigger role in education, this book is a great starting point for teachers to integrate engaging tools and strategies in their classrooms."
Zachary Walker, Professor and Educational Consultant
National Institute of Education, Singapore

"This is a book that you won’t want to put down. I found the suggestions so exciting that I wanted to try them out immediately, and I couldn’t wait to see what valuable prompts for learning the next page would reveal. This easy read is packed with practical applications."
Debra Las, Science Teacher
Rochester Public Schools Rochester, MN

Key features

This book includes:
- The ins and outs of the ACES Framework for integrating scannable technology
- Step-by-step tutorials for using QR Codes and Augmented Reality
- Examples from teachers who use QR Codes and Augmented Reality in their classrooms
- Activity ideas


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Monica Burns

Dr. Monica Burns is a Curriculum and EdTech Consultant, Apple Distinguished Educator and Founder of ClassTechTips.com. As a classroom teacher, Monica used one-to-one technology to create engaging, standards-based lessons for students. Monica has presented to teachers, administrators and tech enthusiasts at numerous national and international conferences including SXSWedu, ISTE, and EduTECH. She is a webinar host for SimpleK12 and a regular contributor to Edutopia. Monica is the author of Deeper Learning with QR Codes and Augmented Reality: A Scannable Solution for Your Classroom (Corwin Press, 2016) and #FormativeTech: Meaningful, Sustainable, and Scannable Formative Assessment with Technology (Corwin Press, 2017).

Dr. Burns visits school across the country to work with PreK-20 teachers to make technology integration exciting and accessible. She also provides support to organizations using technology to reach children and families in need. Her mission is to help educators place tasks before apps and promote deeper learning with technology. You can find out more about working with Monica, and her books and resources, by visiting ClassTechTips.com.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. The ACES Framework: Access, Curate, Engage, Share

ACES Framework

What Do I Need to Get Started?

What if . . . ?

Chapter 2. It’s Not Just Black and White: A Case for QR Codes

What Is a QR Code?

QR Codes in the Classroom

How Do I Create a QR Code?

How Do I Scan a QR Code?

How Do I Distribute QR Codes?

Different Types of QR Codes: An Internet of Possibilities

Extra Options for Taking It Further

Deeper Learning With QR Codes

Chapter 3. Jump Off the Page: Augmented Reality 101

Augmented Reality 101

Ready to Go Augmented Reality

Thoughtful Integration of AR

Designing AR Experiences

Deeper Learning With Augmented Reality

Chapter 4. Access Is Empowering: Resources for Self-Directed Learners

Easy Access = Solution

Pages and Spaces = Perfect Placement

Everywhere Access = Self-Directed Learners

Deeper Learning: Access

Chapter 5. Curate to Guide Learning: Picking the Perfect Resource

Curation 101

Curating to Differentiate

Deeper Learning: Curate

Chapter 6. Engage and Excite: Motivating Students With Tech-Friendly Tasks

From Gimmick to Gotcha

On the Move: Scannable in Action

QR Codes Versus Augmented Reality

Deeper Learning: Engage

Chapter 7. Share Student Creations: Give Digital Projects a Space to Shine

Content Creators

Sharing in Spaces

Deeper Learning: Share

Chapter 8. Student and Stakeholder Engagement: Setting Your Community Up for Success

Getting Families Hooked

Transforming School Community Spaces

Deeper Learning: Community

Conclusion: Taking It Back—Actionable Tips for This Week, This Month, and This Year


Glossary of Important Terms

QR Code Creation Websites and Apps

QR Code Scanner Apps

Augmented Reality Apps

Augmented Reality Creation Tools



Price: $29.95
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