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For ideas and resources related specifically to the Google Suite for Education, Edmodo, or Hapara, please visit those sections of my website. While I might reference those tools here, this space is intended for deep thoughts and reflections.

What Teachers Can Learn from Gamers: Gamers Like to Be in Control
by Randy Fairfield, 11/12/18 … During my last blog post, I shared that every few weeks I would be blogging
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14 Things Teachers Need to Learn from Gamers
by Randy Fairfield, 10/20/18 … A few years ago I was teaching a course and noticed a curious trend towards
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If a Picture Speaks 1,000 Words, an Animated GIF Speaks 10,000!
by Randy Fairfield, 3/21/18 … No, students will not be asked to effectively integrate Animated GIFs into their writing on
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Let Them Create!
by Randy Fairfield, 2/1/18 … Kids like to make things. When I leave my kids to their own devices, my
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Changing the Rules of the Game
by Randy Fairfield, 1/4/18 … Middle school and high school was just a game to be won for me, with
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Balancing Pedagogy and Andragogy
by Randy Fairfield, 12/11/17 … Nobody wants to be told what to do. I don’t, you don’t, and—guess what—your students
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Teaching Entrepreneurship with AwesomeTable
by Randy Fairfield, 12/1/17 … The ability to find and solve problems both feeds and is driven by an entrepreneurial
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The Greatest Scandal of Teaching
by Randy Fairfield, 11/9/17 … I’ve heard many people say that the most important thing they learned from college was
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Reflection on Google Classroom Promo Video
by Randy Fairfield, 5/19/17 … For every three likes this Google Classroom promo video has, it also has one dislike.
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Reflections After EdTechTeam Roseville Summit Featuring Google for Education
by Randy Fairfield, 1/18/17 … This past three-day weekend was one of the best weekends of my life! I had
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