Chromebook Accessibility Features

EdTechTeacher

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. Blog Google Rosey McQuillan

Chromebook Accessibility Features- New and Recent Updates for Teachers and Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

On the occasion of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Google introduced new and recent updates regarding Chromebooks built-in accessibility features. Accessibility tools Chromebook accessibility features Special education tools

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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.

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.

New Accessibility Features for Students and Teachers Using Chromebooks

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

After the new Google Meet updates, Google introduced new features in Chromebooks, ones that will definitely enhance the overall usability and accessibility of the device. Starting with the new.read more

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. Accessibility Tools with Google.

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. Google Forms. Google Docs.

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.

Why IT Needs to Track Chromebook Costs

Vizor

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. This includes apps like Gmail, Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides, as well as Calendar, Jamboard, and Hangouts.

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? Follow me on Twitter and Google+. accessibility digital equity Google for Educators Microsoft

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 Chromebooks Mistakes Schools Make

Vizor

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.

Google Apps and Chromebooks for Special Education and Special Needs

Educational Technology Guy

Chromebooks and Google Apps are excellent assistive technology (AT) that help students with special needs access curriculum and information. Google Apps and Extensions in the Chrome Web Store provide many supports to students with learning challenges. Chromebooks allow students to access curriculum while avoiding their triggers. Chromebooks also allow students to access additional resources to support their learning and address their individual needs.

Google Accessibility Features in Chrome (OS and Browser)

Educational Technology Guy

Google Apps and Chromebooks , and the Chrome Web Browser, offer a tremendous amount of accessibility features to help vision and/or hearing impaired students. Google Accessibility , Using Google Products, [link] , contains a wealth of information and resources, along with apps, that can help students, and teachers. hl=en-US Introduction to Read & Write for Google [link] Boost reading confidence. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Benefits of Google Apps and Chromebooks for Schools

Educational Technology Guy

Benefits of Google Apps and Chromebooks https://www.google.com/edu/ How does Google Apps and Chromebooks compare to Apple or Microsoft inside the classroom? Google Apps and Chromebooks are extremely easy to use. Students and teachers can access thousands of web apps and extensions, most free, as well as everything on the internet. Schools using Chromebooks have great experiences with limited issues or concerns.

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.

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

Google Apps and Chromebooks Web App Recommendations - a whole lot!

Educational Technology Guy

Google Apps and Chromebooks App Recommendations and Substitutions Here is a list of Google Apps and Web Apps to use. Suggestions for extensions/apps to be preloaded on Chromebooks Edmodo Google Keep - notes and lists Evernote Web Adblock Plus Evernote Web Clipper WeVideo - Video Editor and Maker GeoGebra math app Read&Write - reading support EasyBib Desmos Graphing Calculator A to Z of Google Services https://docs.google.com/viewer?srcid=0B6dF7rWxc-5aMGMyanRsMW5DbzQ&pid=explorer&efh=false&a=v&chrome=false&embedded=true

Resources to get Started With Google Apps and Chromebooks

Educational Technology Guy

Switch to Google Chrome Browser when using GAFE on a PC or laptop. Chromebook Getting Started Guide https://support.google.com/chromebook/?hl=en#topic=3399709 hl=en#topic=3399709 Tour of your Chromebook https://support.google.com/chromebook/topic/3406191?hl=en&ref_topic=3399709 link] Chromebook (Chrome OS) for Beginners: [link] What is Chrome OS? Google Apps for Education (GAFE) K-12 Demo: [link] Chrome OS Guided Tour: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ntLPcVAyNPE&feature=youtube_gdata_player

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. Three models are getting access in June with more getting access later.

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: https://support.google.com/drive/topic/1628465 https://support.google.com/chromebook/answer/2809731 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.

How to Manage Chromebooks Like a Pro

Vizor

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.

10 Benefits of Using Chromebooks in The Classroom

Vizor

Reading Time: 3 minutes Last week, we took the Chromebook Training from Google. The Chromebook Training highlights what makes Chromebooks different and why it’s great for students. Google describes Chromebooks as web-connecting. Access to Your Profile.

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. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Google Jamboard

The CoolCatTeacher

Google Jamboard is a fun interactive app. You just download it on Google Play or iTunes and use it with your touch Chromebook or iPad after listening to Tom Mullaney share how it works. Google Jamboard. Now Tom, you and I have talked about two technologies that you’re particularly excited about with ChromebooksGoogle Jamboard and Google Expeditions. Now first of all, I have never heard of Google Jamboard.

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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.

6 Facts About Chromebooks (Updated)

Vizor

Reading Time: 4 minutes Google’s popular Chromebook devices are taking over the education sector. The following points are 6 facts about Chromebooks. Chrome OS is a cloud-focused operating system, and since it’s a Google product, its primary storage is Google 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!

100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom – SULS033

Shake Up Learning

The post 100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom – SULS033 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Did I actually title this 100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom? 100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom. If you have Chromebooks in your classroom, you are going to love what the Chromebook App Hub has to offer–100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom. I want to introduce you to the Chromebook App Hub from Google.

New Training Courses from Google - DigCit and Accessibility

Educational Technology Guy

Google has some great resources for educators at the Google for Education Training Center. Included are courses on Chromebooks, becoming a Trainer, and Fundamentals and Advanced training for using G Suite in the classroom. The Tools for Diverse Learners Training helps teachers learn how to use the accessibility features in Chromebooks and G Suite to help their students succeed. Related: Google for Education Resources. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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.

Must-Have Google Skills for Teachers (Part 1 – Chrome) – SULS0103

Shake Up Learning

The post Must-Have Google Skills for Teachers (Part 1 – Chrome) – SULS0103 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. In this episode, I’m sharing the must-have Google skills for teachers who use the Google Chrome web browser or Chromebooks. Google Templates.

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!

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. Set them up to automatically save downloaded files to Google Drive, not local storage. 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.

Chrome (Browser and Chromebook) Extensions - my favorites and recommendations

Educational Technology Guy

I am a heavy user of Google Apps including Chrome and Chromebooks. These are the extensions that I use and feel are some of the best and most useful and consider a must have for all Chromebook users. Title of extension links to Google Play store. goo.gl , the Google URL shortener - shorten URLs, and share with many different services! Google Keep Features Google Translate - View translations easily as you browse the web.