I tweeted this a couple of days ago and it seems to have generated quite a lot of interest - Not least of all because it has led to the idea of the concept of developing a QR code Block that can be placed into a Minecraft world.
How it work: When Flipgrid is used to create a topic a QR can then be generated. If this can somehow be copied/pasted onto every surface of the QR code Block then, once the block has been placed, the player just scans the code using a mobile device and this takes them directly to the Flipgrid topic. Here they will receive instructions of what to build (which could of course be in the form of a video). Once the build has been completed, the player re-scans the QR code Block and uses Flipgrid to record their response (for example. To talk to their teacher about what they've built and why).
The vision here is a new tool that teachers can use for the purposes of authentic assessment to the current options of Camera, Book & Quill, NPC's, and Boards. It could perhaps be a great option for younger students who are able to articulate verbally but are not able to write lengthy descriptions.
M:EE have asked me to add this to the Product Feedback forum and I believe that Susie Tinker has already brought this to the attention of the M:EE Development Team.
I'd be very interested to know what other educators think about this idea!
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