ⓔ 4 ways to understand coding

Programming is a brand new literacy that is quickly becoming a necessity to using technology. When the subject of learning how to code comes up, some people mistake that for teaching everyone how to become programmers. That is not the reason to learn to code. The main reason for coding is to understand why technology is behaving how it […]

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ⓔ Using Periscope at school

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The last couple of weeks I’ve been playing around with Periscope. Periscope is a live broadcast service that requires no set up (well, except for a Twitter account). After clicking on the broadcast button in the bottom toolbar, Periscope will ask What are you seeing now?. Enter a topic, then click the red Start Broadcast button and […]

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ⓔ Project management or LMS with Trello

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Trello is a free project management service that could work very well in the classroom. The organization of Trello consists of the following parts, starting with actionable items: Cards A card is an item to be completed. Checklists, documents, pictures, etc. can be attached to a card to help you complete the item. Each card […]

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ⓔ Convert files easily with CloudConvert.com

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CloudConvert promises to convert anything to anything. While this is a little misleading (for example, you can’t convert a .zip file to an .mp4), it does support 206 different file formats. How it works is that you select a file, say you have a .mobi ebook that you would like to convert to .epub to […]

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