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QR codes

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In: Digital skills

What you’ll learn...

  • How Quick Response (QR) codes work
  • When you might need to use QR codes
  • How to use QR codes on a device like a
    smartphone or tablet

Course description

This course has lessons and activities to help you learn how to use Quick Response (QR) codes on a smartphone or tablet. QR codes can help you connect to websites, files, and information quickly. In this course, you’ll learn what QR codes are and how to use them.

Do you want to read a PDF of this lesson plan? You can download the lesson for Android devices, or download the lesson for iOS devices.

In this course, we’ll learn how to:

  • Scan QR codes using your device
  • Download and save QR codes onto your device
  • Present QR codes on your device

This course is made possible through a collaboration with Youth Empowering Parents. This project has been partly funded by the Government of Canada through the Digital Literacy Exchange Program. The course is adapted with permission from resources developed by the Atwater Library Connect Project. To learn more about the program, please visit the ABC Connect for Learning website.

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