August 8, 2014 AT 12:30 am

3 Things To Do With QR Codes On Back-To-School Night #BackToSchool

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3 ways teachers can use QR code with parents. by Richard Byrne via freetech4teachers

At back-to-school night parents usually end up with collection of papers that they may or may not be saved for reference throughout the school year. Use QR codes to put the odds in your favor of the information in those papers being saved. I figure that if parents and or students scan and save information on their mobile devices, they are far more likely to retain it that way than if I gave them pieces of paper. So create QR codes and paste them on the door to your classroom or on a bulletin board in your room.

I use QR Droid’s free QR code generator to create QR codes that lead to all kinds of valuable information. Here is some of the information that you can share through QR codes created with QR Droid’s free QR code generator.

1. Links to websites and Google Documents (provided you have set sharing permissions to “anyone with the link”).

2. Your contact information. Fill in the short form under “contact” on QR Droid’s free QR code generator and the code created will give parents access to your preferred contact information.

3. Calendar events. QR Droid’s free QR code generator has field for calendar events. Complete the form to create the QR code for an event. When parents scan the code the event can load in their preferred calendar apps.

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