Chromebook Accessibility Features


Accessibility features are an essential part of any operating system. In this YouTube playlist, see what can be found in the operating system on your Chromebook. Watch these videos and explore some of the features that can be set so that all students gain curriculum access. Chromebook Accessibility Settings. Chromebook Accessibility – YouTube Series. Locating the accessibility features.

How to use Chromebooks offline for elearning day activities, homework

Ditch That Textbook

Set up Chromebooks and laptops with offline access to G Suite. Having Chromebooks and G Suite can supercharge learning in class. The post How to use Chromebooks offline for elearning day activities, homework appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Ed Tech G Suite Google Classroom Google Drawings Google Slides Homework Screencasts Templates chromebooks offline elearning daysNo internet at home? No problem.


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Guide to Offline use of Chromebooks

Educational Technology Guy

Chromebooks are easy to use and manage and make up a majority of devices in US K-12 classrooms. To address this, here are tips and resources for schools to help students use Chromebooks offline. Public hot spots, school WiFi accessible in the school parking lot, etc.

5 Ideas to Amp Up Chromebooks

The CoolCatTeacher

Today John Sowash @rsowash talks formative assessment, multimedia, and the must-have apps for Chromebooks. Today he gives us five ideas to amp up our Chromebook classroom. Many of these tools and tips will work for any device that can access the Web. We’re giving away two copies of John’s book The Chromebook Classroom. 10-Minute Teacher Giveaway: The Chromebook Classroom Book by John Sowash. Teaching Tools chromebooks

How Internet Access Can Help Your ESL Students


Homework Gap SmartSpot 1 to 1 ChromebooksAccording to Education Week , there are an estimated five million English-language learners in America’s public school system. And when it comes to the K-12 student population, these English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) learners are the fastest growing segment, comprising 10 percent of enrollment in public schools.

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. What is this Chromebook you speak of? There are about 500 Chromebooks in our district.

Creating an Accessibility-Friendly Environment

Educational Technology Guy

Accessibility is an important topic in education and encompasses the classroom space, digital tools and resources and much more. Creating an Accessibility-Friendly Classroom Environment Is the classroom bursting with patterned borders on the bulletin boards and bright colorful posters/word walls/anchor charts? accessibility digital equity Google for Educators Microsoft

Chromebook Accessibility Features to Help Kids with Special Needs in Their Distance Learning

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

2020 Chromebook tips Distance learningWith the current school closures, online education is becoming the norm, and in some places it probably will stay so at least for the foreseeable future. With this new reality there emerged a more.

Chromebook Keyboard Shortcuts

Teacher Tech

Chromebook Keyboard Shortcuts As we go back to school, let’s teach our students how to access keyboard shortcuts on the Chromebook. The post Chromebook Keyboard Shortcuts appeared first on Teacher Tech. Chromebook Google Intermediate chromebook googleThis not only increases digital literacy for students but improves workflows and saves class time.

4 Tips for using accessibility features to promote inclusion


4 Tips for using accessibility features to promote inclusion. In many cases, companies are developing accessibility features to be built into devices to promote access for all. Read more: How to create accessible e-learning design.

6 Facts About Chromebooks (Updated)


Reading Time: 4 minutes Google’s popular Chromebook devices are taking over the education sector. The following points are 6 facts about Chromebooks. The one exception here is, of course, the Chromebook’s local storage. That’s why many organizations are also using Chromebooks.

Two Important Text to Speech Features for Chromebook Users

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

In today's post we will dive in Chromebook accessibility features and share with you this handy text to speech tip we discovered through a tweet from Google for Education. Chromebook tips text to speech tools

Why IT Needs to Track Chromebook Costs


Reading Time: 4 minutes In an article from early last year, it was revealed that there are over 80 million students and educators using Chromebooks worldwide. There is no doubt that the popularity of Chromebooks is increasing. Why track Chromebook costs?

Chromebook Accessibility Features Teachers Should Know about

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

As a teacher using Chromebook in instruction, you need to make sure you are knowledgable about the required tips and features that will enable you to make the best of this device in more

13 Tools to Record Audio on Chromebooks and Other Devices

Shake Up Learning

The post 13 Tools to Record Audio on Chromebooks and Other Devices appeared first on Shake Up Learning. So I’ve put together a list of 13 Tools to Record Audio on Chromebooks and Other Devices. Find the best tools for Chromebooks can sometimes be challenging.

4 Chromebooks Mistakes Schools Make


Reading Time: 3 minutes After working with many schools, we have picked up on a few practices that aren’t ideal when purchasing Chromebooks. We didn’t want to be so blunt but these are the top 5 mistakes schools make when they purchase Chromebooks! Purchasing Chromebooks is fun.

Minecraft Education Is Now Available for Chromebook Users

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Minecraft: Education Edition is now officially available for Chromebook educators. If you use Chromebooks in your instruction you and your students will now be able to access all the more. 2020 Chromebook resources

How to Manage Chromebooks Like a Pro


In many cases, we have seen school districts purchasing Chromebooks, for each student , as part of a 1:1 program. Without further ado, here is how to manage Chromebooks like a pro. . G Suite is a fantastic tool , but it is limited with regards to Chromebook Management.

How to Make the Most of Chromebook Security Features

EdTech Magazine

Among the reasons many K–12 schools have made Chromebooks their tech of choice for remote and hybrid learning is the protection they provide against cyberattacks. Chromebooks include some security tools that only work if they’ve been manually activated, he explains.

Google Accessibility Tools to Reach ALL Learners – SULS049

Shake Up Learning

The post Google Accessibility Tools to Reach ALL Learners – SULS049 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Accessibility is and should be a huge topic of discussion across multiple industries but especially in learning. Reach all learners with Google’s accessibility tools on ep.

Tips and Resources for Using Chromebooks offline

Educational Technology Guy

Here are some resources and tips for using Chromebooks even without an internet connection. Enable offline use of Drive/Docs: Example of backup plan for when network is down: have students write a paper or create a presentation. It will sync to their account when the Chromebook gets a network connection. You can also save and access files from a flash drive.

3D CAD and 3D Printing with Chromebooks

Educational Technology Guy

Everyone who reads this blog knows I'm a huge fan of Chromebooks , especially for education. Tinkercad is a completely web-based, 3D CAD system that works on Chromebooks. I haven't found a 3D printer that would work directly from a Chromebook, but even Windows laptop schools connect a powerful desktop to their 3D printer to do the rendering and printing and allow the student to use their device for other things while the job runs. Two more things Chromebooks can do!

Learn More About Chromebooks From Intel

The Web20Classroom

Educators are presented with so many device options for the classroom, but recently, Chromebooks have gained momentum. More and more districts are moving to Chromebooks as a cost effective option to put technology in the hands of more students. And because everything is in the cloud, Chromebooks don’t need any special software and can be easier to maintain for technology departments. But why read all about Chromebooks when you can get one of your own!

Why Should Schools go with Google Apps and Chromebooks?

Educational Technology Guy

I''m a huge fan and user of Google Apps for Education and Chromebooks and have written about them at length here. v=dWDI_249CFY&feature=youtube_gdata_player Why Chromebooks for Education Chromebooks for Education [link] What is Google Apps for Education? chromebooks GAFE/Chromebooks tips Google for Educators

Chrome Can: Coding on a Chromebook!

Dr. Shannon Doak

Many people think it is not possible to code on a Chromebook. I will begin by discussing applications that work on a Chromebook for younger children, then older students and finally for adults and those who want to code for a living. You can code on a Chromebook. Many of the discussions on line will lead you to beleive that you need to install Linux on your Chromebook to enable the ability to code. However, Linux can now be installed easily on Chromebooks.

The Secret to Chromebook Management for Schools


Reading Time: 5 minutes Chromebooks are widely popular in the Education Sector. School districts buy thousands of Chromebooks at a time for their students. Google makes it an easy choice with Chromebooks’ durability, long battery life, and low costs.

How to Make the Most of Chromebook Security Features

EdTech Magazine

Among the reasons many K–12 schools have made Chromebooks their tech of choice for remote and hybrid learning is the protection they provide against cyberattacks. Chromebooks include some security tools that only work if they’ve been manually activated, he explains.

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

Educational Technology Guy

But, you can also use Android Apps on Chromebooks , including the new Chromebook Tab 10 Chrome OS tablet. And don't forget about all of the Chrome Apps, Extensions and full websites Chromebooks and the Chromebook Tab can access. Finding good apps can be hard, so here is a list of Android apps for Education to use on Chromebooks, Chromebook Tab and other Android devices.

This teacher has her kindergarteners building web pages on Chromebooks #Gafe4littles

The CoolCatTeacher

Kindergarteners making web pages – and more – on their Chromebooks! Kindergarteners and Chromebooks – Yes #Gafe4littles works. What can young children do on Chromebooks with GAFE? I’ve had two classes that I’ve done #GAfE4Littles with, and they just keep blowing my mind from… In the beginning, we are literally going over the basics of just even how to navigate on a Chromebook. How do you start with kindergarteners and Chromebooks?

How to make remote learning easily accessible

eSchool News

One of the key lessons learned in the shift to remote learning this spring was the need to make online instruction easily accessible to everyone. When school starts again in the fall, it’s likely that a significant number of students will still be learning remotely.

Supercharge Classroom Participation with Chromebooks


100% lesson participation is achievable through 1:1 Acer Chromebooks. While in the past, this would have been a difficult classroom climate to achieve, now with the ever-increasing accessibility brought about through Chromebook technology, classrooms with 100% participation rates can be a reality and a relatively simple one at that. . So here they are, four amazing Chromebook Apps you need to try out in your classroom for 100% student participation: NearPod.

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 id=org.kiwix.kiwixcustomp het Accessibility resources and apps [link] Toontastic 3D

Enable Dropbox Integration into your Chromebook File Manager

Educational Technology Guy

If you use a Chromebook, you are also using Google Apps and Google Drive as your file storage. Dropbox, like Drive, allows you to sync and backup your files on any device and then access them online or via moible apps or the Windows/Mac clients. On a Chromebook, you used to have to go to the web interface, but now, thanks to a developer, you can access your Dropbox files right in your Chromebook File Manager Interface for easy access to all of your files.

Hundreds of thousands of students still can’t access online learning

The Hechinger Report

Students who haven’t had access to technology since mid-March could face significant problems, said Karen Cator, CEO of Digital Promise, a nonprofit that works for innovation in schools. “If If we can’t get every student access, that’s going to exacerbate the gaps even more.”

Track, Disable and Wipe a stolen/missing Chromebook

Educational Technology Guy

Chromebooks are getting more and more popular which means they are more ripe for theft. There are some features and tips for protecting your Chromebooks. This means that if the Chromebook is stolen, there are no files for the thief to access. Sign In Restriction - restrict sign-in''s on your Chromebooks to specific accounts only, specifically your domain. This makes the Chromebook useless to the thief. Track the last user that logged into the Chromebook.