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03 February 2012

QR Codes and Paper Docs

I'm sharing this video for several of reasons:

  • I think the animation at the beginning is a great way (for students) to get a quick overview of the history of transmitting (written) communications.
  • I think the use o QR codes on documents stored in the cloud might be an interesting step forward, or at least sideways, from sharing through a site like Google docs.  From this video, it looks like it is not a way to work collaborative, as you can in certain conditions on a Google doc. but it looks like an interesting idea for sharing "fixed" docs, like a PYP Scope and Sequence, or a school's Mission and Vision statement.
  • I'm going to do some experimenting:

screen shot from http://www.tagmydoc.com/ (click on the image to see it full size)
and here's the document you would see if you scanned the Qr code:

(The original source of this table was a blog at 3.bp.blogspot.com, which no longer exists)

Cross posted on Triple A Learning Blogs 6 Feb 2012