If you’ve only vaguely heard the term QR codes or seen odd pictures appearing on trains, in magazines and in shops What is a QR code? is a nice site that explains very simply what QR codes are and what they’re for. Given the massive growth of mobile internet access and mobile learning, it will be interesting to see the role QR codes play in education. There have been loads of articles written about this, e.g. this one at Wired Academic.
Tag Archive for 'web 2.0'
Our authority CfE site has a page on ICT in CfE, which contains some interesting and inspiring resources / presentions on web 2.0 tools for education.
These resources have 2 uses -
- to inspire and demonstrate the kind of tools we can use in schools
- to inspire ideas of how we can use these tools a) with pupils in the classroom and b) with colleagues in cpd
Glow gives us a platform to publish with these tools, in a safe, collaborative environment, locally and nationally. Posts giving some specific tools, tips and ideas for using web 2.0 tools in education will follow shortly.