qr codes

Create and Use QR Codes

Have you noticed the QR codes in The Westcoast Reader?  This is a tool you can use to share resources, and you can make your own QR codes. Here are three short video tutorials by Richard Byrne of Free Technology for Teachers: How to Make a QR Code for Just About Anything How to Use… Read more

Flashcards and QR Codes for Health Literacy

How can flashcards and QR codes improve health literacy? Low health literacy is associated with lower ability to take medications as instructed, lower ability to interpret labels and health messages, and poorer health. A recent research study found that flashcards available through QR codes on prescription bottles improved patients’ ability to follow medication instructions. Previous… Read more

Maker Modules

Literacy Link South Central (LLSC) in partnership with MakerBus (a mobile technology learning centre) created Maker Modules as part of the “Using Technology to Facilitate Connections between Literacy and the Broader Community” project.   Each of the modules was designed for enhancing hands on experience for adult learners using different types of technology on the MakerBus…. Read more