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Posted by on Jan 10, 2016 in Featured, Google Apps |

Google Classroom

Google Classroom

Around the summer of 2014 Google launched a new app specifically for education, Google Classroom.  If you are a Google Apps for Education (GAFE) school, you very well may want to give this a try.

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Posted by on Jan 9, 2016 in Featured, Google Apps, Programming, Software |

Online Java Programming

Online Java Programming

So the year is 2016.  Elementary and middle school students are learning to code online.  My junior-level Introduction to Programming course students are learning to code online.  What about my senior AP Computer Science students?  Nope.  Well, not until now.  However, its not simple.

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Posted by on Mar 8, 2015 in Featured, Pedagogy |

Flip Your Classroom?

Flip Your Classroom?

Educational instruction strategies seem to trend as often as teenage fashion styles; keeping up with them can be difficult.  One of the latest trends is the “flipped classroom”.  Another, like the lite version of the flipped classroom, is aptly named, “blended instruction”. What do these mean?

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Posted by on Sep 8, 2014 in Featured, Google Apps |

Moving to Google Apps

Moving to Google Apps

In the early months of 2013, I made a daring move at my school, I made the move to Google Apps for Education.  It proved to be a very big change for the staff and faculty; a change that we are still working through today (about one and a half year later).  However, the change was a beneficial and necessary one.  Here is our story.

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