You see QR Codes everywhere now. They are in store windows, real estate ads, magazines, newspapers and more. Viewers simply scan the code with a QR Reader app and they will be taken to a website, a document, a video, etc. There are many uses for QR codes in the classroom. Listed here are just a few of the sites available that you can use to create your own codes.

qrcodes.kaywa.com

Make a QR code for a site you'd like your students to visit. Copy the URL of the site you want to turn into a QR code. Then paste it in the QR code maker. Click on CREATE. Now copy the code and paste it in Pages and print! This is really helpful to primary students. All they have to do is scan the code using NeoReader on their iPad and it will take them to the site. No more typing long URLS!

http://quikqr.com
Paste a URL or type a message. Then click on Generate Code.

http://www.qrhacker.com
Again, just paste in a URL or type a message. This one gives you options of colors and backgrounds.

RecordMP3.org
This one is much different than the others! This site allows you to make an audio recording! Make your recording, copy the URL, and save the audio file. Paste the URL in one of the QR Code creators mentioned above. Scanning the code will take you to the site with the recording!

http://qrvoice.net/