Android Apps on Chromebooks

The Electric Educator

One of the most significant announcements coming out of the Google I / O developers conference this past May was the launch of Android Apps for Chrome. As of this post, only the Asus flip has received access. Android Apps do not load in a new tab like Chrome Apps do.

6 Android Apps to Try on a Chromebook

Shake Up Learning

The post 6 Android Apps to Try on a Chromebook appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Using Android Apps on a Chromebook. Google has been working to bridge the gap between the tablet and laptop by allowing us to use Android apps on a Chromebook. Why Android Apps on Chromebooks.

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Seesaw: The ultimate ePortfolio for every classroom!

iLearn Technology

From the teacher perspective, Seesaw makes it simple to access student work immediately from their own device. Supported platforms include iOS devices, Android devices, Chromebooks, and any computer with a Chrome web browser.

MobyMax: Tablet + help differentiating instruction

iLearn Technology

It has a 7” screen and runs on Android 4.2. The MobyMax tablet runs on Android which means in addition to all of the great MobyMax curriculum, your students also have access to all of the happiness that Android brings.

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries.

Making & Science with Google

iLearn Technology

Using the featured Science Journal app (Android and Chromebook only), students can measure light, sound, and more. How to integrate Making & Science with Google in your classroom: The Science Journal app makes any Android phone or Chromebook computer into a scientific tool that students can use to collect data on light, sound, and motion. What it is: Making & Science is an initiative by Google aimed at showing students that anyone can be a maker or a scientist.

These New Web-Based AR and VR Tools Are Perfect for Chromebooks

Edsurge

Today’s most popular augmented and virtual reality applications are typically available for mobile devices, but many classrooms have moved from tablets to Chromebooks, especially at the secondary level. The shift is often about giving students access to devices to help them build research and writing skills, but it’s also about funding constraints. Android on Chromebooks Chromebooks are adding even more flexibility for AR/VR world.

Is your classroom ready for BYOD?

Neo LMS

I’m imagining a school environment where students get to bring their own device, and they have access to different learning resources over the internet. Teachers must be capable of handling problems such as basic troubleshooting on Android, Apple and Windows devices.

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Online & Virtual Whiteboards - Thoughts from 3 Bett Speakers

ViewSonic Education

Limited device access. If content will be accessed using technology within the classroom, it is important devices are readily available and, where feasible, form part of pupils’ everyday experiences in lessons.

Digital Credibility: 13 Lessons For the Google Generation

TeachThought - Learn better.

Lesson 2: Access matters. Today’s Document - Android Apps on Google Play. Lesson 12: There is a difference between primary and secondary sources--and both matter. Lesson 2: Access matters–so improve it. Digital Credibility: 13 Lessons For the Google Generation.

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LinkedIn for Students: Find or Be Found – from Sabba

EdTechTeacher

” This should be the mantra for every student in secondary and postsecondary education. Furthermore, LinkedIn not only allows someone to build a valuable network but also provides a digital space accessible to anyone from their personal computer to bring experiences and stories to life.

A New Definition For Equity In Education

TeachThought - Learn better.

Each word has its own nuance, but one characteristic they share in common is access—a level, shared area with open pathways that are equidistant to mutually agreed-upon currencies. Design learning models that are inherently inclusive regardless of access to technology.

The DLP Strategy Menu

EdTechTeam

We built this tool based on one key belief: teaching and learning is primary, technology tools are secondary. All of the apps listed in the Strategy Menu are free (or free for basic use, with upgradable options), web-based, or cross-platform for Android and iOS.

This Tech Tool Can Save Teachers 10 Minutes Per Class

Edsurge

Because Vivi works with any device or platform, Gunn’s students are free to use their Apple laptops, Chrome tablets or Android smartphones. It’s really helpful to be able to handwrite things on OneNote, project them on the screen, and then for the students to be able to go back and re-access them—through a read-only file or screen capture—later on in their own time.” That way a secondary explanation of a concept can happen instantly as opposed to the next day,” she says.

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PBS to Present “Spotlight Education,” A Special Week of Programming Featuring Reports About America’s Students and New Models of Learning, September 12-17

EdNews Daily

In addition, previews, clips and full episodes will be available on the PBS apps for iOS and Android devices and via station-branded digital platforms. This is an important documentary series for everyone. Please share this information.

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Global Collaboration Week Begins - Find a Project and Connect!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

They are free for all, online, recorded, and archived at [link] There is also an index that gives a clear overview of all presentations so far and how to access their recordings ([link] Learning2gether events perpetuate the spirit and goals of Webheads in Action.

Using Pokemon Go in the classroom

Kathy Schrock

By saving the screenshots to their camera roll, students will have access to them later to use in other classroom projects, such as creating a digital story about their adventures. Don't forget- students will need access to tools for planning, preparing, and producing their digital story.

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The Free and Online 2014 School Leadership Summit Starts Wednesday! (Full Session List)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We have gotten much more mobile-friendly , as there are Collaborate apps for iOS and Android, and the conference schedule and session links can be easily accessed on mobile devices by going to [link] from your mobile device or clicking on the "mobile schedule" link in the Summit menu.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

“ Career centers are providing more access to some companies than others (for a fee), a move that has career counselors concerned institutions are selling students to the highest bidder,” Inside Higher Ed reports. (I of California ’s Open-Access Promise Hits a Snag: The Faculty.” Via Fortune : “ Android Co-Founder To Lead Google ’s New Education Project.”

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

The real digital divide, this article contends, is not that affluent children have access to better and faster technologies. (Um, There are, of course, vast inequalities in access to technology — in school and at home and otherwise — and in how these technologies get used.

Saturday is the Online Global Student Conference - "STEM + Entrepreneurship" (plus we make our call for volunteers!)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

For students with access to maker spaces or innovation laboratories, Coco will outline the tools she used during each step of her making process including creating her own hot wire nichrome foam cutter and lathe dog in order to complete the project.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 11 Edition)

Doug Levin

Tagged on: March 18, 2017 Investigations Into Cyberattack Against EQAO Conclude | CNW → The investigations into the cyberattack that disrupted the Education Quality and Accountability Office's (EQAO) online Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) on October 20, 2016, confirm EQAO's original conclusion that a targeted Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) cyberattack was the cause of the technical issues that led to the cancellation of the OSSLT in October 2016.

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