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Android on Chromebooks! Here are some resources and apps to check out

Educational Technology Guy

Android has come to Chromebooks and is available on EDU Domains! This opens up a whole new world of possibilities with Chromebooks, adding thousands of great apps, features and capabilities. id=org.ck12.simulations Chrome Apps for Touchscreen Chromebooks Android apps for education chromebooks edtech free resources GAFE/Chromebooks tips

Reflector2 - Wireless mirroring and streaming for iOS, Android and Chromebooks

Educational Technology Guy

Reflector2 is a wireless streaming product that works with iOS, Android and even Chromebooks that allows teachers and students to share their iPads, Android tablets and Chromebooks to the big screen wirelessly, from anywhere in the room. You can share your mobile device screens to a computer connected to a projector for a powerful presentation tool.

Android Apps on Chromebooks

The Electric Educator

Early Access to Android for Chrome An early release of the Google Play Store for Chrome was expected to come to three devices in June: the Asus Flip, Acer R11, and Chromebook Pixel. Android on Chrome - First Look I have had an opportunity to test out some Android Apps on my Asus Flip Chromebook. Instead, they open in a floating window roughly the size and dimensions of a mobile phone.

Lots of great new things coming to Google Apps and Chromebooks!!!

Educational Technology Guy

Google Apps for Education and Chromebooks have become truly awesome resources for schools and Google just keeps improving them. Here are some of the recent announcements: Android apps are coming to Chromebooks! some Android apps have already been available for use on a Chromebook. With this new announcement, the Google Play Store and most of it's app will work with Chromebooks. See this link for full details on which Chromebooks will get this and when. With this announcement, touchscreen Chromebooks are even more functional for schools.

New generation of Chromebooks designed for millions of students and educators

eSchool News

[Editor’s Note: At Bett , one of the largest education technology conferences in the world, Google is announcing a new line of Chromebooks for education. At Bett this week we’re introducing a new generation of Chromebooks designed to adapt to the diverse ways students learn. More versatile Chromebooks. Stylus on Chromebooks will be a massive help for mathematics.”.

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Chromebooks dominate K-12 purchases

eSchool News

Latest quarter reveals that Chromebooks took 51 percent of K-12 market sales. Chromebook sales have surged in the U.S. In the report, the consulting firm notes that the increase in Chromebook sales “has coincided with the need for districts to implement online assessment,” and that Chromebooks’ ease-of-use and traditionally low prices have helped increase sales. [

Google Announces Android Apps for Chromebooks - Very Nice!!

Educational Technology Guy

Yesterday, Google Announced the first 4 Android Apps that are available for Chromebooks. I installed it on my Chromebook (Acer C720) and loved it - looks and works like the Android app. This has now made my Chromebook the perfect device. In the meantime, please tell us which of your favorite Android apps you’d like to see on your Chromebook. This is really nice.

PicMonkey - web based image editing - great for Chromebooks

Educational Technology Guy

PicMonkey PicMonkey is a free, online photo editing service that has some great features and is a great tool for Chromebook users. It''s an excellent resource for photo editing on a Chromebook. They are also working on a mobile app. chromebooks Google for Educators image editing photo editing pictures Web Applications PicMonkey is very easy to use. Simply upload or drag and drop a photo onto the site and edit away. You can crop, rotate, add effects, add borders and text, and manipulate photos with some very powerful and useful editing tools, all online.

Teachers and IT: How to keep kids safe on Chromebooks

eSchool News

Google’s Chromebook has almost completely replaced Apple’s iconic tablet as the first choice for classroom-tech initiatives. Chromebooks are in many ways ideal for classrooms, allowing teachers to leverage online resources to provide richer, more differentiated educational experiences to your students. Possible Risks with Off-Campus Chromebooks. A Worrying Security Gap.

HP launches new education Chromebook

eSchool News

As the Chromebook’s classroom popularity grows, its features expand. HP Inc.has launched the HP Chromebook 11 G4 Education Edition (EE) — a durable, lightweight Chromebook designed to meet the needs of students and educators. pounds, the fanless HP Chromebook 11 G4 EE is the thinnest rugged Chromebook for Education1 designed to pass MIL-STD testing.

Chromebooks in the Classrooms–Friend or Foe?

Ask a Tech Teacher

AATT contributor, Krista Albrecht, has a balanced evaluation of Chromebooks in the classroom I think you’ll find useful. Chromebooks in the Classrooms… Friend or Foe? Chromebooks…those little computers that everyone is talking about. Everywhere you look in education people are talking about Chromebooks, Google Apps for Education, Chrome Apps, etc.

Chromebooks are on the rise, but Windows reliance remains

eSchool News

Sixty-two percent of K-12 schools participating in a recent survey support Chromebook initiatives, and 22 percent of those schools use Chromebooks as a primary classroom device. Editor’s note: We’re always tracking mobile device trends for you; click here and here for the latest information.] . Next page: Take our poll on Chromebooks and Windows .

6 reasons why Chromebooks are the device of the moment

eSchool News

What makes Chromebooks popular, and will they outlast their buzz? And by all accounts, Chromebooks are the device of the moment, with 2.5 Recently, I joined host Larry Jacobs and Google Certified Innovator and trainer Chris Scott for an episode of Education Talk Radio in which we talked through these issues at length and came up with a handful of reasons for the Chromebook’s trendsetting status. None of these things necessarily makes the Chromebook the ideal or superior device for education, but they certainly don’t hurt. Chromebooks are the safe choice.

Sixty Percent of U.S. Chromebook Sales Are for Education, Report Concludes

Marketplace K-12

Chromebook sales to end-users will reach 7.3 Ed-tech For-Profit Education Online Learning Procurement mobile devices chromebooks edtech educationtechnology ipadsmillion units in 2015, a 27 percent increase from last year, according to a new report.

Venn Diagram Tool for Mobile Apps & Web Browsers

Class Tech Tips

Venn Diagram is a completely free web browser based creation tool with a companion mobile app for iPads and Android tablets. This interactive tool works well on an interactive whiteboards and Chromebooks. The companion mobile app is a great option for students in mobile devices. With Venn Diagram students can organize their thinking and add information to their screen.

Video: When to choose iPads vs. Chromebooks

eSchool News

In the last few years iPads and Chromebooks have both seen astronomical growth in education becoming two of the most popular devices for classrooms and one-to-one programs. That’s basically the setup for this spirited debate by Jennifer Gibson, CEO of PD Learning Network and an iPad connoisseur and Rich Dixon, vice president of professional learning and a devoted Chromebook user. Together the pair dissect everything from price — $400-$600 for an iPad mini; $250 for Rich’s basic Chromebook — to mobility, weight, screen resolution, apps, and camera quality.

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Project wirelessly from your Chromebook to Epson projectors with iProjection App

Educational Technology Guy

Epson announced the availability of the Epson iProjection™ App for Chromebooks , enabling students and teachers to wirelessly display content from Chromebooks on Epson BrightLink ® interactive projectors and most PowerLite® projectors. With the Epson Multi-PC Projection with Moderator function1 and the Epson iProjection App for Chromebooks, the teacher has the ability to display up to four Chromebook notebook computers simultaneously from a maximum of 50 connected devices for an engaging collaborative classroom experience. I wish I had this when I was a teacher!

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Mobile use rises, but school wi-fi stagnates

eSchool News

Pearson/Harris Poll reveals new findings on mobile device ownership and how wi-fi access impacts learning in school. The survey, released by Pearson and conducted on its behalf by Harris Poll, finds that while student ownership of mobile devices continues to increase, wi-fi connectivity at school lags behind home access. With increased ownership comes increased use. college students.

How to Use Chromebooks in the Classroom


Mobile devices have become an important part of the modern classroom, and an ever-growing number of educators are turning to Chromebooks in the classroom. The post How to Use Chromebooks in the Classroom appeared first on Edudemic.

G Suite Top 10 Music Tools- Web and Mobile


Mobile Apps for Music Education Database of music teaching apps and creation resources selected from 1000's of tablet and smartphone apps for Android and iOS. Works on Chromebooks! VexTab Music Notation Input music directly into Google docs! This Docs add-on lets you render standard music notation, drum notation, and guitar tablature in your documents using the VexTab notation language. Link to Add On: MyufY1 Tutorial: 2. UJAM UJAM offers online software that allows you to record and produce your own song. Add to Google Drive

Gen Z: Growing and Learning with Mobile (Infographic)

Educational Technology Guy

Mobile technology is huge - smartphones, tablets, laptops, Chromebooks - and provides some great learning opportunities. itslearning has gathered statistics from sources like the “Harvard Gazette,” Ambient Insight, and PBS regarding the effect of mobile devices on the education of Generation Z. infographics mobile learning See more in the infographic below. --.

A Collection of Some of The Best Chromebook Apps for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

August, 2015 One the occasion of the start of a new school year, Educational Technology and Mobile Learning is working on a series of posts aiming at providing teachers with a variety of more. Back to school resources Chromebook apps

4 Questions Every Teacher Should Ask About Mobile Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

4 Questions Every Teacher Should Ask About Mobile Learning. Truly; the promise of mobile is extraordinary. As I see an increase in creative ways to keep learning alive after class, I’m interested in thinking about what we should be doing to ensure schools can reap the full benefits of mobile. Put simply, how do we do mobile learning programs right ? And an awesome one.

Company provides a Windows desktop on Chromebooks

eSchool News

With Chromebook CX110 and Chrome app, NComputing provides millions of U.S. NComputing has launched the Chromebook CX110 and Chrome app , giving U.S. schools the ability to easily run Windows applications on their Chromebooks. schools already using vSpace can now use the NComputing Chromebook CX110 with their vSpace solution. students with easy access to Windows.

30,000 Chromebooks reach middle schoolers in N.C. district

eSchool News

The district began distributing Google Chromebooks in November, and the rollout should be complete by next month, said Valerie Truesdale, the CMS chief of technology, personalization and engagement. In August, CMS finished bringing Wi-Fi to every mobile classroom. Next page: How the Chromebook initiative works in classrooms. A new arts class at Jay M.

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CUE and Touchjet partner for STEAMpunk Mobile Labs

eSchool News

The Touchjet Pond Projector , which turns any wall or table surface into an 80-inch interactive touchscreen, is now available as a five-pack technology kit as a part of CUE’s STEAMpunk Mobile Labs. The mobile labs are available so teachers and administrators can rent equipment and test it before purchasing the products. New kit with interactive projectors is ready to ship to schools.

Inspire Student Creativity with Chromebooks – from Greg Kulowiec


Creativity & Chromebooks. When a classroom shifts to a 1:1 Chromebook environment, the normal progression of thought on how students will use these tools typically revolves around Google Classroom, Drive, Docs and Slides. However, the Chromebook landscape is rapidly changing. Blog Featured Google Greg Kulowiec Chromebooks Daily Genius Google Apps for Education Google

Drawp for School Now on Chromebooks

Class Tech Tips

Now Chromebook users can use this classroom tool by downloading the Chromebook app directly from the Chrome Web Store. Teachers can now use the same creation, workflow, and storage capabilities of the Drawp for School mobile app on student […]. Chromebook Teacher Tools one-to-one workflow management

Chromebook Users! Explain Everything Available for Back-to-School

Class Tech Tips

One of my favorite mobile apps to share with tablet teachers is Explain Everything. Android Apps Chromebook iPad Apps iPad/Laptop Use formative assessment qfat screencastingThis powerful screencasting tool lets students record their thinking using audio, drawing and a variety of features.

6 tips for making the most of your iPad and Chromebook carts

eSchool News

They’re used to charge, secure, store, and distribute tablets, laptops, and mobile devices—and in schools that aren’t using one-to-one take-home initiatives, they’ve become a mainstay. When Waunakee CSD brought in 1,200 Chromebooks for grades four to 12 last year, Haubrich’s team built out a schedule that allowed teachers to sign out the carts as needed. “We It’s not always easy.”.

New Chromebook App Easily Records and Automatically Uploads Classroom Video


While some Flip Video cameras are still in use (and still will work with Edthena), two new device platforms are becoming standard-issue in districts across the country: iPads and Chromebooks. For the past year, we’ve supported iPads with a dedicated iOS app for mobile recording and uploads. Today we’re announcing the launch of the Edthena Chromebook app for video recording and upload.

Educators Want More Mobile Technologies for Classroom Use, Better PD

Marketplace K-12

Special education teachers are more likely to use mobile apps with their students than general education teachers, but are not receiving enough formal training on the use of mobile technology for instructional purposes, according to a report released today as part of a new initiative examining the role of mobile technology in special ed. Cross-posted from Digital Education.

iPads, Chromebooks, and the Process of Writing with Beth Holland


So what could writing look like when a writing mindset is applied to mobile technologies? However, while that process has not necessarily changed, the associated tasks and procedures have the potential to be transformed given the functional capabilities of iPads, Chromebooks, laptops, and smartphones. This post first appeared on EdTech Researcher. ×11 page.

School district invents custom charging solution for all schools

eSchool News

As Denton Independent School District (ISD) prepares for future ready classrooms with technology and builds new schools, the Texas district is partnering with LocknCharge to create a new mobile device charging cabinet – the Carrier 15 Charging Station™. LocknCharge made our Chromebook rollout a success. We are not a 1:1 district. About LocknCharge. Media Contact. Danny Paulmeyer.

Come to the Mobile Learning Experience in September 2013

The Mobile Native

Cross Post from @TonyVincent "Learning in Hand" It''s my pleasure to be on the team organizing Mobile Learning Experience 2013. If you''d like to get a feel for 2012''s conference, then check out the Mobile 2012 Program and Mobile 2012 Speakers'' Resource Wiki. While mobile learning isn''t about a specific device, many sessions will have an iPad focus.

Stop asking whether laptops improve learning outcomes

eSchool News

21st Century Skills Keys to Successful Mobile Learning Mobile Learning Professional Development School Administration 21cld assessment chromebooks laptops learning outcomes macbooksThe media might not be able to get past the question — but we in education need to dig deeper. On the surface, it seems logical. Laptops by themselves change little. Is there success?

Half of K-12 Students to Have Access to 1-to-1 Computing by 2015-16

Marketplace K-12

mobile devices 1to1 2in1 chromebook futuresourceconsulting ipad marketshare mobiledevices Futuresource Consulting projects that half of students and teachers in the U.S. will have access to their own personal computer in school by 2015-16.