Wednesday, August 7, 2013

QR Sight Word Codes

I have been using QR Codes and LOVE them. The kids have loved them too, I think it's using the iPods and scanning it that gets them so excited.

A great website that I have found that I got the idea from is Mrs. Crowder's Busy Bees. She has a great QR hunt to go along with some of the sight words as well as blends. I used the QR hunt and my kids went nuts for them. I think many of my students learned their sight words quicker using the hunt because it was so much fun. She has also added one for math, which I was interested to see since I had been trying to figure out a good way to do them with math.

QR codes are a great way to fill up any extra time you might have during or at the end of your day. I had 26 students and just split them up into their reading groups, paired them with an adult to help, and gave each group an iPod (I was lucky enough to have 6 iPods so each group was able to have one) and the students took turns using the iPod to scan and then share the word.

You can use QRs for anything, just let your mind go and have fun!