EQ: How do you effectively use technology for formative assessment in the classroomt?


  1. Participants will define formative assessment.
  2. Participants will explore technology tools for formative assessment.
  3. Participants will examine how data from the technology tools can be used for instructional planning.


What is a QR code?


How do you use QR codes now?

QR code readers

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Created QR activities

40 Interesting Ways to Use QR codes
LiveBinder (libguide) of QR code ideas
Teachers Pay Teachers free activities

How do you make these?


QR code creators

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Generates QR activity with questions and answers.
Downloadable QR codes
No account required - can insert password to access scavenger hunt to make changes
You need to store the URL of the scavenger hunt and the password!

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Requires account - Log into your district Google account then go to the link for goo.gl
Advantages - stored QR codes, statistics, unlimited
Click on details to see the QR code - drag and drop to your desktop
Disadvantage - URL only
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Requires an account but is free for 5 dynamic QR codes
QR for URL, text directions, contact information
Screen Shot 2015-03-17 at 11.04.34 AM.pngChrome extension - Anything to QRcode

Requires account - Log into Chrome using your district username and password
URL only - navigate to the website - click on the extension - you can name and save the QR code to anywhere on your laptop.


Kathy Schrock's Guide to QR codes in the Classroom