- Scan QR codes with the i-nigma app.
- On laptops, scan using webqr.com.
- Create QR codes at goqr.me.
- Record audio on your PC and copy the link to make into a QR code at recordmp3.org.
- Brother Label Printer (and here's the P-Touch Editor template file for QR code stickers)
- What's missing from the quotes? QR codes hide the answers!
- Download a free set of posters: 75 Ways to Say Good Job in QR Codes
- Learn lots more about QR codes in Tony's video.
FIND COPYRIGHT FRIENDLY IMAGES
You can find public domain and Creative Commons images at:
You can find Creative Commons images by searching Google Images and selecting Search Tools and then Usege Right. Choose Labeled for Reuse. You will most likely be asked to give credit to the image's owner.
To save an image you are viewing in Safari, press and hold the image until the Save button appear. Clicking Save will place a copy of the image in your Camera Roll for use in other apps.
- Use Pic Collage to combine images and text.
- Use the Share button to save to iPod's Camera Roll/Photo Library.
- If an image is in the Photo Library, it can be synced, opened in other apps, emails, or copied to Google Drive.
Padlet is a free website where you can create a wall. You can open the wall up for others to post. Posts can have text and allow for uploads and links. On an iPad you can only upload photos and videos.
Suggested Padlet Wall Settings:
- Log into Padlet.com.
- Click the Modify Wall button.
- Under profile, give your wall a title and description.
- Under Layout, change from Freeform to Stream or Grid.
- Under Privacy, checkmark Moderate posts.
- Under Address, give your wall an easy to type web address.
- See the QR code under the Share menu.
- Use the Google Drive app to upload videos, photos, and files to your account.
- After they are uploaded, you can share your videos, photos, and files. Google Drive gives you a URL to copy.
Steps for Making Any Photo of Video in Your Photo Library into a QR Code:
- Open the Google Drive app and sign in.
- Click the + button at the top right corner of the screen.
- Click Upload Photos or Videos
- Click to select your video.
- Click the blue check button.
- Wait for the upload to complete.
- Find your uploaded video in the list.
- Click the video's i button.
- Click Get link.
- Open your web browser and go to goqr.me.
- Click the URL tab and paste into the box.
- Now you have a QR code you can display or download and save!
It's probably better to do this on your desktop or laptop computer so that you can print the QR code. Go to drive.google.com and click the check box next to your video. Click the More button and choose Share and Share again. Change the visibility options so that anyone with the link can view the video without logging in. Copy the link and paste into goqr.me.
- Skitch - Draw and type on top of a photo
- Haiku Deck - Create simple slideshows with integrated Creative Commons image searching.
- Google Slides - Create simple slideshows stored in Google Drive. Students can collaborate on these and easily share them.
- Keynote - Create slideshows that can include shapes, video, and effect.
- Pages - Create a document that can be saved as a PDF.
Notability isn't just for typing notes! It has some great drawing and editing tools. Use the highlighter to give a splash of color and use the lasso to resize and move drawings and writing into place.
- Tellagami - Choose an avatar and record your voice to make him or her speak. 30 second time limit.
- Funny Movie Maker - Import a photo, cut out the mouth, and replace it with a recording of your own. 30 second time limit.
- ChatterPix Kids - Import a photo, draw a line to make a mouth, and add your voice. 30 second time limit.
- Educreations - Draw or import images. Click record to capture your voice and everything you do on screen. Video is saved to educreations.com.
- Adobe Voice - Select a theme and record your voice on each slide. Video is saved voice.adobe.com.
Read and store digital books in the iBooks app. You can download a pair of free books all about apps for learning. Choose Open in iBooks after the download is complete to being reading.
Book Creator is an iPad app for making digital book that can be read in iBooks. It’s priced at $4.99, but there is a free version. Each page of the book can have any combination of text, images, audio, video, and drawings. Book Creator has the ability to combine multiple books into one, making it a great way to create a class anthology. Books made in Book Creator are in the ePub format and can be read using iBooks or another reader that can open ePub documents.
Book Creator epub books can be opened in other apps like Google Drive.
REFLECT WITH QR CODES
"We do not learn from experience... we learn by reflecting on experience." - John Dewey
Tony made a QR code that points to tonyv.me/reflect. It's a specially coded web page that randomly displays one of 30 different reflection questions. You can print a page and cut out reflection QR codes.
Review a lesson or concept using Videolicious. Make a video video with cutaway shots really easily! 60 second time limit.
REVIEW WITH SKETCHPARTY TV
SketchParty TV requires one iPad to be connected to a projector or TV. It's a fun Pictionary-style drawing and guessing game. The best part if that you can make your own word lists. SketchParty TV is $3.99.