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Using QR Codes and Augmented Reality to Teach Social Studies

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Are you looking for ways to keep your students interested and engaged during Social Studies lessons? One surefire way of doing so is by using mobile devices and scannable technologies, such as QR codes and Augmented Reality. With scannable technology, teachers can create interactive experiences that make learning exciting and encourage student exploration and engagement. Join Monica Burns as she shows how QR codes and Augmented Reality can change the way students access hand-picked content while they explore Social Studies topics. While the specific activities shared are primarily geared to elementary and middle school classes, scannable technologies are great for all grade levels.


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Social Studies
Last aired on: Thursday, April 9, 2015 @ 3:00 PM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Mobile Learning, Tools for Student Projects
Tags: AR, augmented reality, elementary, geography, history, iPad apps, middle school, QR codes, scannable technologies, social studies

Reviews (4)

Full Member
Thanks for this presentation. I will share its connection with other colleagues.
Basic Member
Great resources! Thanks.
Basic Member
Wonderful...there wew a wide varity of resources and information for Social Studies and beyond. Thanks so much, Monica!
Full Member
Well organized to share information related to social studies but also cross curricular
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