Using QR codes to engage reluctant readers
About. The case study involved a treasure hunt in a local community park, where the children used mobile devices to find QR codes, and follow clues to find a story. The particular technologies covered by this case study are: learning about the uses of QR codes(tool) and GPS(tool) and the uses of mobile devices.
Pedagogical content. This case study focusses on Digital Literacy, in particular using using e-skills(topic) to motivate children and support reading, writing and creativity and to develop an awareness of the uses of QR codes.
|Title||Using QR codes to engage reluctant readers|
|Topic||E-skills, QR code|
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To use QR codes to engage reluctant readers
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iPod touch / other GPS enabled mobile devices, mobile wifi hub
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This case study was conducted by Halfway Primary School in Sheffield, in conjunction with Y6 teacher Rob Hobson.
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One of the lesson ideas from the case study is available as a separate resource at Using QR Codes to Engage Children with Learning
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