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Learning with Spheros by Jamie Kassiotis

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 As part of the Makerspace@LHS, one of the devices students can play and learn is a Sphero.  A Sphero is the first robotic ball gaming device that you control with a tilt, touch, or… Continue reading

Welcome to the LHS 2015-2016 School Year Student Help Desk by Dana Landry

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          Welcome back to the 2015-2016 school year. Many of the student help desk members have graduated and many have just joined our team. What is Help Desk? Help desk… Continue reading

Google Classroom End of Year Procedures by Jen Judkins

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This post originally appeared on  http://teachingforward.net/2015/05/31/google-classroom-end-of-year-procedures/ I’m not counting the days yet, but now that  we’re flipping the calendar to June, preparations for wrapping up the current school year and readying for the fall… Continue reading

Senior’s Last Repair

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As our seven senior members of the LHS student helpdesk prepare to graduate, they had to fix just one more device.  We are losing some very valuable members of the helpdesk and they… Continue reading

Read and Write for Google Review and sit-down with company by Dana Landry and Kayla Carroll

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At Lynnfield High school, half of the students are using Acer Chromebooks and next year, the entire school will have chromebooks.  In anticipation of a 100% chromebook building, we reviewed a very useful… Continue reading

Google Classroom Updates! by Jen Judkins

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You can now add co-teachers to your classes which means they can create announcements and assignments as well as view grades and student work submissions. If you aren’t already using Google Classroom, it’s… Continue reading

Custom Headers & Footers Now Available in Docs

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Originally posted on Burlington High School Help Desk:
Yesterday, Google announced two new features in Docs that many students and teachers will be happy about. 1. Docs users now have the ability to…

Google Classroom Mobile App Has Arrived!

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Originally posted on Burlington High School Help Desk:
Note: Currently, the Classroom iOS app is a bit tricky to find in the App Store, but my tech savvy students found it! Here’s how…

Field Trip to Creativity Lab

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On Wednesday, December 10th, the Lynnfield Student Helpdesk went on a field trip to Peabody Public Library to check out their Creativity Lab. The Creativity Lab is a makerspace that contains a number of… Continue reading

Hour of Code @LHS

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This week December 8th through the 14th is the 2nd annual hour of code week. The hour of code is a one hour introduction to computer science designed to demystify code and show… Continue reading