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Google Slides for iPad: A Good Start, But It Still Needs Some Work

Today Google finally delivered on their promise to releaseĀ an iOS version of Google Slides. It is free, available in the App Store right now, and joins Docs, Sheets and Drive as part of Google’s productivity apps for the iPad and iPhone. Is it any good? Here are some initial thoughts I had after trying it …

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Free Chromebook Screencasting with Snagit for Google Chrome

Today was an exciting day for fans of Snagit for Chrome, because TechSmith finally took the beta tag off the screencasting abilitiesĀ that this app has had for some time now. This is great news for educators, because although there isĀ not a lot of new functionality, the setup procedure is much simpler than it was before. …

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How to Use Google Drive to Teach Coding in the Classroom

Coding in the classroom is becoming an increasingly popular thing to do. The Hour of Code helped raise awareness for that, and has brought to light a whole slew of new coding opportunities for teachers and students. I was similarly inspired, and have committed myself to learning HTML and CSS in my spare time this …

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