Thanks to fourth and fifth grade art interns, a school art show has QR codes.

School Art Show Has QR CodesThis year guests who visited the student art show at Kyrene de la Estrella Elementary School were able to see the art and hear about it through QR codes designed by interns.

Parents and students could scan the codes with smart phones, and visit a website which featured an audio recording of the student speaking about the work.

“A teacher at Cerritos brought it up and asked the technology department and they brought it up to me. I thought, ‘That sounds like a lot of work,’” said art teacher Cassidy Parker-Anders,  and the art program coordinator for the district. “It made me nervous to try it, but it’s been a lot of fun and the kids have really enjoyed it.”

Eight fourth and fifth grade students were selected to be art interns and help with the art show. They had special training to develop the codes and did research on the art.

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