New tablets for Education - comparing the new Acer Chromebook Tab 10 and the new Apple iPad

Educational Technology Guy

Last week had two interesting announcements for EDU - a new iPad and the Acer Chromebook Tab 10 tablet. Price - $329 for the Tab 10 includes the stylus, which docks into the tablet and does not need charging. Acer Apple chromebooks GAFE/Chromebooks tips iPad tablet

Acer Chrometab: Chromebook + Tablet

Teacher Tech

Acer Tablet AND Chromebook Acer just came out with a new Chromebook… that is a 10″ tablet. This is not an android tablet, it is a Chromebook. However, Chromebooks can run Android apps so it is an Android tablet. The post Acer Chrometab: Chromebook + Tablet appeared first on Teacher Tech. Android Chromebook Chrometab Google Tablet Acer chromebook google

The Power of the iPad: Using Tablet Tech to Improve Student Performance

Battelle for Kids

Integrating iPad tablets into the classroom is becoming commonplace in schools all across the country. Statistics show that from as early as kindergarten all the way up to medical school , utilizing iPads for coursework and lessons make students more efficient learners. P21 Blog

ISTE 2018: New Acer Tab 10 Brings Chrome OS to a Tablet

EdTech Magazine

ISTE 2018: New Acer Tab 10 Brings Chrome OS to a Tablet. New @Acer #Chromebook pairs the Chrome OS with the portability and ease of a tablet for #K12 classrooms. amy.burroughs_26341. Tue, 06/26/2018 - 14:54. Tweet text. Video ID. 1897323124. video type. Conference. CDW Activity ID. MKT25498. CDW VV2 Strategy. CDW Segment. Customer Focused. False. Buying Cycle. Engagement. Pull Quote

Acer Invites Schools to Participate in Chrome Tablet Seed Program

techlearning

K-12 schools can test Acer's tablet running Chrome OS, with no obligation to purchase

Android Apps for Education - work on Chromebooks and Chrome OS Tablets too!

Educational Technology Guy

Android Apps for Education Android is the most popular mobile operating system in the world, running on smartphones and tablets. But, you can also use Android Apps on Chromebooks , including the new Chromebook Tab 10 Chrome OS tablet. Chrome and Android all in one! And don't forget about all of the Chrome Apps, Extensions and full websites Chromebooks and the Chromebook Tab can access.

New for Spring CUE 2018: The CUE Adventure!

CUE

By using your mobile phone or tablet, you’ll create a hero and embark on […]. The post New for Spring CUE 2018: The CUE Adventure! This year, we’re transforming our exhibit hall into an epic adventure with the help of our friends at Classcraft!

Research shows lower test scores for fourth graders who use tablets in schools

The Hechinger Report

A Reboot Foundation report finds a negative tie between the use of tablets in school and fourth-grade reading scores. For younger school children, the study found a negative tie between the use of tablets in school and fourth-grade reading scores.

Review: Acer Tab 10 Gives Students the Best of Chromebooks and Tablets

EdTech Magazine

Review: Acer Tab 10 Gives Students the Best of Chromebooks and Tablets. Do we want a Chromebook or a tablet?” Now, school districts can have both with the Acer Chromebook Tab 10 , the world’s first tablet running the Chrome OS. .

150+ Digital Activities for the K-2 Classroom Inside One Simple App

The CoolCatTeacher

For iPad and Google Play Tablet Devices of All Kinds From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. The challenge for many K-2 to teachers who have tablets in their classroom is finding the right app.

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Acer Unveils Chromebook Tab 10, First Chrome OS Tablet for Education

techlearning

Acer today unveiled the first education tablet running Chrome OS, the Acer Chromebook Tab 10 (D651N).

Year in Review: Our Top Edtech Business Stories of 2018

Edsurge

And we’re filing stories that capture the essence of the edtech industry in 2018. 2018’s Top 10 Countdown: Business Edition. But the company’s most compelling case for reclaiming pole position in the education market isn’t the tablet, argues EdSurge columnist Jin-Soo Huh. At this time of the year, some businesses are busy filing expenses and reports. Many adults are frantically filling stockings.

Kindergarten Kindness Superheroes and the DNA of Kindergarteners

The CoolCatTeacher

Now, that’s good stuff for every K-2nd grade iPad or Google Play enabled tablet! Laurie McIntosh on episode 374 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

How m-learning is transforming online education

Neo LMS

Defined as a way to facilitate education through the use of devices like smartphones and tablets, m-learning is also a lot more than that. Remember that as of 2018, there are 3.196 billion people using various forms of social media on Earth.

Tablets will see a decline, then increase in 2018

eSchool News

After a decline, tablet shipments will pick up due to the emergence of detachables. Worldwide tablet shipments are expected to decline for the second straight year in 2016, dropping 9.6

Laptops, Chromebooks or tablets? Deciding what’s best for the nation’s schools

The Hechinger Report

Google’s first Chrome-powered tablet will create new competition for Apple, just as the company announced a new iPad , complete with augmented reality capability, the Apple pencil and a 10-hour battery. Both tablets will retail for $329. The post Laptops, Chromebooks or tablets?

Are classroom robots the NextGen of learning?

Neo LMS

To use Edison, you have to connect it to your computer or tablet to run the pre-loaded programs or start loading programs that students create using any of the above three progressive languages. Students take their lessons and interact with Milo using a tablet in the presence of a facilitator.

Good news stories about EdTech from across the globe

Neo LMS

The program identifies one adult per village, dubbed the “solar mama”, who is given a charger, and is tasked with handing out tablets to the children every morning and collects them every evening.

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Debunking 3 myths about BYOD in the classroom

Neo LMS

At the same time, smartphones, tablets and laptops can be used to access the school LMS , with the corresponding courses and learning materials, conduct research online for a school paper, check facts fast, make use of productivity tools, and even access educational apps.

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Microsoft Hopes to Revive Its Education Tablet Efforts With the New $399 Surface Go

Edsurge

based company continued its streak of education announcements with the launch of the Surface Go , a version of the hybrid tablet that Microsoft aims to sell to schools. That same month, Google announced that it was working with Acer to create an education tablet made for Chrome OS, which starts at $329. Resurfacing the Microsoft’s Education Effort The education tablet was once the domain of Apple, whose iPads won headlines and statewide adoptions at the start of this decade.

Make the Most of Your Budget with These Great Products: Makerspace Product Roundup 2018

techlearning

Makerspace Product Roundup, 2018 It seems like everywhere you turn, new products are being launched that are the perfect fit for making and makerspaces in schools. Compatibility: The app requires a tablet or smartphone running iOS 7+ or Android 4.3+

3DBear Review: The Augmented Reality Classroom Pro

The CoolCatTeacher

First, 3D bear is a free download for smartphones and tablets. Got a smartphone or tablet?

BEST OF SHOW AT TCEA 2018

techlearning

Accessible from any computer, tablet, or smartphone, ClassLink is ideal for 1:1 and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives. Tech & Learning has announced the winners of the TCEA Best of Show Awards.

Acer Chromebook Tab 10 - the first Chrome OS tablet is here, and it's great!

Educational Technology Guy

Acer and Google have just announced the first Chrome OS tablet , the Acer Chromebook Tab 10. Works and managed like a Chromebook, but in tablet form. This is a great device for schools looking for a tablet device, with a stylus and Android apps, that is easy to deploy and manage.

iPads to Differentiate Instruction in Early Elementary Education

The CoolCatTeacher

Now, that’s good stuff for every K-2nd grade iPad or Google Play enabled tablet! Emily Lynch on episode 372 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

Project Pals: The Perfect PBL Software for Project Based Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Project Pals is perfect for any student capable of using an electronic tablet, Chromebook, or device to create and share. PBL Software Review From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

T&L’S ISTE 2018 BEST OF SHOW AWARDS WINNERS

techlearning

For the fifth year, Tech & Learning presents its awards program that honors great products at ISTE 2018. For the fifth year, Tech & Learning presents its awards program that honors great products at ISTE 2018.

18 powerful technology tools and trends for 2018

eSchool News

Technology changes so rapidly that the newest tablets, phones, and tools are often outdated within a couple years. During TCEA, Dr. Maureen Yoder, a professor in Lesley University’s Educational Technology Department, presented 18 education trends that will take top billing in 2018.

ClassLink Recognized with Five 2018 SIIA CODiE Awards

techlearning

Clifton, NJ (June 14, 2018) – ClassLink, the leader in single sign-on, class rostering, and learning resource analytics, was named the Best K-12 Enterprise Solution of 2018 as part of the annual SIIA CODiE Awards.

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Gaming in Early Elementary Education in Australia

The CoolCatTeacher

Now, that’s good stuff for every K-2nd grade iPad or Google Play enabled tablet! Helen Kardiasmenos on episode 373 of the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

Motivating Teachers to Be Excellent in the K-2 Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Now, that’s good stuff for every K-2nd grade iPad or Google Play enabled tablet! Karen Lirenman on episode 371 of the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

Managing Student Devices in K-12

Kajeet

At the start of 2018, the U.S. From tablets to laptops to smartphones, mobile devices have taken over education. market experienced a 10 percent year-over-year growth in mobile devices sold to K-12 schools, according to THE Journal.

2025: Imagining the Future of Mobile Apps in Higher Education

EmergingEdTech

Future of Education Technology iPads and Other Tablet Devices iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning Resources

CoSN 2018: 10 Tips for Running IT in a Small School District

EdTech Magazine

CoSN 2018: 10 Tips for Running IT in a Small School District. Instead of replacing the computer lab, which was in the district’s plans, Battaglia spent the money to go one-to-one with tablets. Catch all of our coverage of CoSN 2018 on EdTech ’s conference landing page. juliet.vanwage…. Wed, 03/14/2018 - 13:49. In a small school district, an IT leader is more than just the steward of technologies. “

Eduprotocols for Littles with Jon Corippo #kinderchat

The CoolCatTeacher

Now, that’s good stuff for every K-2nd grade iPad or Google Play enabled tablet! Jon Corippo on episode 375 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

Engaging Kindergartners with Technology: Augmented Reality, Ipads, QR Codes and More

The CoolCatTeacher

Most of the kids are completely familiar with iPads and tablets and phones, so we have some iPads in the classroom with some folders. Greg Smedley on episode 232 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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What Devices are Used in the K-12 Classroom?

Kajeet

Today’s classroom is filled with technology, from more common tools like interactive white boards to emerging tech like augmented reality, not to mention tablets and laptops.

App smackdown: 20 apps from ISTE 2018

eSchool News

Some districts implement programs where students use tablets, and others allow students to bring and use their own devices. Mobile devices are a key component in many classrooms, and apps go hand-in-hand with those mobile devices.

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Back-to-school survival: How to get your family on a healthy routine

Neo LMS

Ideally, it will be a space that allows for a laptop, tablet, or computer, so your child can work on online learning. Back-to-school time is often a hectic time for families; kids and parents alike are trying to get used to a very different routine than the one they were on during the summer.

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Notes from Some Summer Reading 2018 f/ @shawnachor @gretchenrubin @micheleborba @IAmMarkManson @askpang @DanielCoyle @DanielPink @simonsinek

techieMusings

First they tell us why they’re here to shake things up, then they tell us how (with easy-to-use, beautifully designed products) and finally we find out what they make: computers, phones, tablets and mp3 players.