I heard a report about this story on the BBC broadcast carried by Vermont Public Radio this morning and had to get to my phone to check it out. A town in the UK has put QR codes around historically notable places (and economically relevant places also) in what seems a universally available walking tour of the town.
Many middle school teams have done "local studies" as interdisciplinary units... we in middle school understand how this can be a method of giving meaning to the academic skills we teach. He is a method of making those studies even more relevant and opening the audience for the products to the real-world.
- Dr. Gary Ackerman