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 quickly implement within your classroom.
- 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 students’ creations
- Leverage technology to connect classroom activities with students’ families and the broader community
About the Author
Dr. Monica Burns is a Curriculum and Ed Tech Consultant, Apple Distinguished Educator and Founder of Class Tech Tips.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 Edu TECH. She is a webinar host for Simple K12 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 #Formative Tech: Meaningful, Sustainable, and Scannable Formative Assessment with Technology (Corwin Press, 2017).?
Dr. Burns visits school across the country to work with Pre K-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 Class Tech Tips.com.
Table of Contents
IntroductionChapter 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 CodesChapter 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 RealityChapter 4. Access Is Empowering: Resources for Self-Directed Learners Easy Access = Solution Pages and Spaces = Perfect Placement Everywhere Access = Self-Directed Learners Deeper Learning: AccessChapter 5. Curate to Guide Learning: Picking the Perfect Resource Curation 101 Curating to Differentiate Deeper Learning: CurateChapter 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: EngageChapter 7. Share Student Creations: Give Digital Projects a Space to Shine Content Creators Sharing in Spaces Deeper Learning: ShareChapter 8. Student and Stakeholder Engagement: Setting Your Community Up for Success Getting Families Hooked Transforming School Community Spaces Deeper Learning: CommunityConclusion: Taking It BackActionable Tips for This Week, This Month, and This YearAppendix Glossary of Important Terms QR Code Creation Websites and Apps QR Code Scanner Apps Augmented Reality Apps Augmented Reality Creation Tools