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Dave Guymon is a public online middle school teacher, edtech blogger, and the author of If You Can’t Fail, It Doesn’t Count. He resides in Idaho Falls, Idaho and Tweets at @DaveGuymon.

Google Apps Summer Camp: Drive

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Google Drive is, hands down, my favorite Google App for Education and the one which I believe could be your favorite too. Why? Because it does everything.

Get Rolling with SPRK Programming Curriculum

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The SPRK curriculum is built on the belief that “play is a powerful teacher.” And rather than teaching students about programming by having them write lines of code on a computer, SPRK puts a Sphero and an iOS or Android device in students’ hands...
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Google Apps Summer Camp: Calendar

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Here are a few ways that you can start using Google Calendar to further enhance and streamline your work at the district office, at your school, or in your classroom without much more of an investment than just getting started.

How Teachers Use Paper Blogging to Promote Student Voice

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Paper blogging, as an offline alternative, is popular with teachers and students whether they have the means for digital publication or not. And to get started, you need little more than, well, paper.

Google Apps Summer Camp: Gmail

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For those who haven’t, or those who simply want a refresher on some of the more directly applicable features of GAFE, I will be sharing a six-part Google Apps Summer Camp Series of blog posts to coincide with the conclusion of the school year.

Man vs. Machine: 4 Robotics Programs for STEM Classrooms

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Research shows that robotics is an effective tool for improving students’ 21st century skills. And teachers have taken note. In various school settings and across all grade levels, students are engaging in programs teaching them to design, build, and program their own bots.

Educators Continue Innovating with App Smashing

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App Smashing, in other words, should provide a solution to a previously identified classroom need. It shouldn’t be a fun idea looking for an excuse to interrupt learning.

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