Physical Education Goes Tech

Posted: November 15, 2012 at 3:55 a.m.

Mackenzie Harrell, from left, Collin Adams, Jared Dickey and Maddi McKinney, Kirksey Middle School students, check phones for instructions Wednesday after scanning the code at upper right during a technology adventure race. The activity combines physical education with learning academic subjects such as math, science and music.

Phones hovering over the code squares posted around the Birch Kirksey Middle School gym, students raced to find answers Wednesday.

At A Glance

Quick Response Codes

Small, square, quick response — or QR — codes are popping up on all kinds of products. The QR codes store information in pixels that can be scanned by a smartphone. Unlike traditional bar codes commonly used in pricing, QR codes typically link to websites containing more product information.

Source: Staff Report

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