Android has come to the Asus Flip Chromebook!

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With the latest update to ChromeOS today, Google has added the Play store to Asus Flip Chromebook. I’ve been spending the last couple of hours playing with it, and here is what I’ve found out so far. First, though, if you want to try it out on your Flip, you’ll need to switch to the […]

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Using styles in Google Docs

One underutilized feature of word processors is the ability to apply styles to text. I’ve mentioned styles in Google Docs before, but today I want to look into why you would use styles. In simplest terms, styles allow you to consistently format your document while also allowing you to change the look of an entire […]

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ⓔ Using If This Then That (IFTTT.com)

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If this then that (IFTTT) is a web service that allows you to automate aspects of your life. As I mentioned in 4 ways to understand coding, IFTTT is a neat way to get started with coding. Sign up Head on over to the IFTTT website and click the Sign Up button to get started. […]

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ⓔ Owning Google Docs with your own style

  If you’ve used Google Docs, you’ve probably notice that each and every document you create is in the Arial font at 11 points. Now, sometimes you may change the font, and marvel at how your Google Doc no longer looks like every other Google Doc. Unfortunately, this is tedious to do every time, so what if […]

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ⓔ 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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ⓔ 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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