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Connecting Your Favorite Google Services Using Google App Script

Through Google Documents, Google provides amazing web based tools for students, businesses, and educators.   During a Google Developer Group meeting at Mercer University,  I was introduced to a cool programming technology enabling developers to customize Google App experiences using JavaScript.   Using Google App Script, you can automate tasks and connect Google products to

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Why hate science?

Published on August 26, 2013 by in Uncategorized

Over the weekend I went to a potluck supper with several other families. One of the other moms there was talking to me about maybe helping her with some of her homeschool science curriculum. Of course I got really excited. I love sharing my passion for science with others. I started envisioning all sorts of

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Simple Minecraft Programming Using ScriptCraftJS

As a fan of Minecraft, I have enjoyed seeing it used for fun and playful learning.  In this post, I would like to introduce a technology for programming Minecraft and making small games.   ScriptCraft by Walter Higgins enables you to automate various tasks in Minecraft using the popular computer programming language JavaScript.   In contrast to

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New Beginnings- Tips for the new school year

Published on August 19, 2013 by in Uncategorized

I love the beginning of the school year. I always get excited when I walk into a store at the end of the summer and the smell of new school supplies fills the air. I have to be restrained when the clearance sales start to hit Target. I am known to buy new notebooks just

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7 Lessons From Starting a Professional Book Club

  When I graduated from college and started work as a professional software developer, I still thirsted to grow my mind in knowledge of my faith.   University of South Florida (USF) had a pretty cool campus ministry culture.    So, I kept going back to my old weekly bible study on campus.   The leaders of the

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Math Game Creating Opportunities For Students With Special Needs

Hello!  For our post today, I would like to introduce you to Lauren Franza, Educational Designer from ATLT games.  Her team has created novel gaming experience to teach algebra.   “Pi and the Lost Function” by ATLT games helps engage 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students in learning algebra using a fun virtual game experience while

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