GIVEAWAY: The Chromebook Classroom Book by John Sowash

The CoolCatTeacher

John Sowash will be on the 10-Minute Teacher show on Friday morning sharing his ideas for a Chromebook classroom. As part of our ongoing celebration of the launch of the show, John has agreed to give away two copies of his book The Chromebook Classroom.

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. We’re giving away two copies of John’s book The Chromebook Classroom.

New Book: The Chromebook Classroom

The Electric Educator

The Chromebook Classroom by John R. Sowash For the past year I have been working on my first book - The Chromebook Classroom. I'm excited to announce the launch of the book and provide readers of my blog an opportunity to download a free excerpt! chromebook #GAFE

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.

169 Tech Tips–Two Great Chromebook Shortkeys

Ask a Tech Teacher

Today’s tip: #121–Chromebook Caps Lock and #122–Chromebook Delete Key. Category: CHROMEBOOKS. Q: Where’s the caps lock on a Chromebook ? A: On Chromebooks, caps lock is a shortkey: Alt+search. Keyboarding Tech tips 169 tech tips chromebooks

Helping Autistic Students Travel by Making Books

The CoolCatTeacher

Brett Bigham has created a way to use books to help special needs and young children prepare to go to new places. You can even make books for kids (or some older students might be able to as well.) Ability books for those with special needs. I’d make a book.

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Sowash’s ‘The Chromebook Classroom’: An Excellent Resource for K–12 Teachers!

The Journal

The Chromebooks are coming! The Chromebooks are coming! So, what is a K-12 teacher supposed to do with those Chromebooks? In this week’s blog post we review “The Chromebook Classroom”a recently published book by John Sowash.

169 Tech Tip #128–Top 10 Chromebook Shortkeys

Ask a Tech Teacher

Today’s tip #128–Top Ten Chromebook Shortkeys. Category: CHROMEBOOKS. Here’s a poster with ten Chromebook shortkeys popular in classrooms: Sign up for a new tip each week or buy the entire 169 Real-world Ways to Put Tech into Your Classroom.

Book Creator for Chrome: Product Review, Tips and Tricks for Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

Sponsored by Book Creator, All Opinions My Own From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Book Creator has long been a favorite app on the iPad, and now it’s available for Google Chrome. Post sponsored by Book Creator. Book Creator Features.

Lesson Ideas for #Chromebook Classrooms: Flipped Book Reviews

The Electric Educator

Note: this lesson idea is an excerpt from my book, The Chromebook Classroom. If you find this lesson helpful, you will enjoy the 40+ lessons from the book! It is recommended that students share their recorded book report with the rest of the class.

60 Tools to Inspire Students with Chromebooks – SULS009

Shake Up Learning

The post 60 Tools to Inspire Students with Chromebooks – SULS009 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Chromebooks have transformed classrooms! You can’t pass up the opportunity to share 60 AWESOME tools for Chromebooks! One of the tools I love is Book Creator.

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. Android chromebooks GAFE/Chromebooks tips google Chrome OS Google for Educators

Yes, Kinder CAN Use Chromebooks!

Shake Up Learning

The post Yes, Kinder CAN Use Chromebooks! Yes, Kinder CAN Use Chromebooks! The new book, Google Apps for Littles by the dynamic duo, Christine Pinto , and Alice Keeler , is all about empowering our littlest learners – YES, kinder CAN use Chromebooks and lots of other technology!

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? How do you start with kindergarteners and Chromebooks?

Chrome Can: Creating eBooks with Chromebooks!

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

Chromebooks can do all of these things including creating eBooks. Chromebooks can read and create both of these formats. Chromebooks can create PDF’s in multiple ways. There are several ways Chromebooks can be used to create EPUB eBooks.

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Some app substitutions for iPad apps to use on a Chromebook

Educational Technology Guy

Chromebooks - apps recommendations and substitutions Many “apps” made for iOS and Android aren’t meant to be used as apps on a Chromebook, anymore than they would be on a Mac or Windows device. Find more here: Google Apps and Chromebooks Web App Recommendations - a whole lot! chromebooks GAFE/Chromebooks tips Google for Educators Web Applications

#iste17 trends: Google, Touch Screen Chromebooks and More

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Kasey Bell @shakeuplearning sits down to talk about the hot trends at ISTE 2017 including lots of Google stuff, new AR news, Google Keep, touch Screen Chromebooks, and more news. In today’s show, Kasey Bell discusses the hot trends at ISTE 2017: Touch screen ChromeBooks.

Tech Tip #122: Chromebook Delete Key

Ask a Tech Teacher

Q: Not only does my Chromebook not have Caps Lock (which I’ve now fixed), but there’s no ‘delete’ key. . More on Chromebooks: Chromebooks Caps Lock. Chromebooks in the Classrooms–Friend or Foe? 18 Pluses, 5 Differences, and 9 Tips about Chromebooks in Your Classroom. Tech tips chromebooksAs a working technology teacher, I get hundreds of questions from parents about their home computers, how to do stuff, how to solve problems.

Tech Tip #121: Chromebooks Caps Lock

Ask a Tech Teacher

Q: Where’s the caps lock on Chromebooks? On Chromebooks, caps lock is a shortkey: Alt+Search. She is an adjunct professor in tech ed, CSG Master Teacher, webmaster for six blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice book reviewer, Editorial Review Board member for Journal for Computing Teachers , CAEP reviewer, CSTA presentation reviewer, freelance journalist on tech ed topics, and a weekly contributor to TeachHUB. Tech tips chromebooks

Design Thinking & Book Creator

EdTechTeacher

However, with the multimedia capabilities of Book Creator – which will soon be available on ALL devices including Chromebooks – one app offers up a robust solution to this problem. First, with Book Creator, students can use a variety of media to document their work.

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Digital Learning Day with Book Creator and EdTechTeacher

EdTechTeacher

We will be teaming up with Book Creator for a LIVE after-school professional development event. This free webinar is focused on how Book Creator can support learning on the iPad and Chromebooks. Blog Featured Upcoming Events Webinar Book Creator Chrome Chromebook iPad

Multitask with ease on your Chromebook!

The Electric Educator

Note: Looking for more Chromebook tips and tricks? Check out my book, The Chromebook Classroom! you MUST take advantage of the window switcher key on your Chromebook. As Android Apps for Chromebooks become more popular the window switcher key will be even more helpful!

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

The Chromebook Classroom Podcast

The Electric Educator

I have always wanted to write a book and publish a podcast. I finished my book in November, so I decided to tackle the podcast! Next week I will be launching the Chromebook Classroom podcast to explore how Chromebooks are impacting education. chromebook podcast

How to Teach with Chromebooks

The Electric Educator

“How can I use Chromebooks in my classroom? The Chromebook is an amazing classroom tool, but most teachers are only using a fraction of their potential. Starting July 15, 2017 I am leading three virtual courses on teaching with Chromebooks. chromebook

Chromebooks as Tools for Creativity

EdTechTeam

Chromebooks have come a long way in eight years and our most recent webinar shows just that. The focus this month was Chromebooks as Tools for Creativity and our three panelists showcased a variety of ways that the Chromebook can be used for much more than document processing and research.

Acer Debuts Two 12-Inch Chromebooks & TravelMate B114-21 for Classroom Use

techlearning

Acer today debuted its first 12-inch Chromebooks, the Acer Chromebook Spin 512 and Acer Chromebook 512, for students and education customers.

3 Keys to Transform Instruction with Chromebooks

EdTech Magazine

3 Keys to Transform Instruction with Chromebooks. Chromebooks are tools. Chromebooks open the door for students to visualize their own thought processes, helping them better understand the material and shift from simple memorization to comprehension. Using Chromebooks in class can also help teachers find new ways for students to explore subjects , bringing a new kind of excitement to the classroom. eli.zimmerman_9856. Tue, 07/10/2018 - 16:58.

Take a Screenshot with your Chromebook

The Electric Educator

Note: Looking for more Chromebook tips and tricks? Check out my book, The Chromebook Classroom! They are in my blog post, videos, articles, books, tutorials and presentations. Your Chromebook has a screen capture tool built right into it. chromebook #chromebookEDU

???? Announcing The Chromebook Classroom! ????

The Electric Educator

Two years ago, I decided to write a book. I had lots of ideas, had enjoyable conversations with various people about those ideas, and starting sketching out the basic outline for the book. So I asked my PLN if they would be interested in helping develop content for my book.

Books to Africa and A Personal Transformation to a Global Educator

The CoolCatTeacher

Julie Hembree and her students are sending Books to Africa. Screencastify is the screencasting tool I recommend for Google Chrome and Chromebooks. Built for Chromebooks, it saves all of your recordings directly to Google Drive. The Project Has Expanded Beyond Books.

Lesson Ideas for #Chromebook Classrooms: Collaborative #Math Study Guides

The Electric Educator

Note: this lesson idea is an excerpt from my book, The Chromebook Classroom. If you find this lesson helpful, you will enjoy the 40+ lessons from the book! Ziteboard works great on touchscreen chromebooks. chromebook #chromebookEDU Chromebook Lessons math

Lesson Ideas for #Chromebook Classrooms: Simple Story Builder

The Electric Educator

Note: this lesson idea is an excerpt from my book, The Chromebook Classroom. If you find this lesson helpful, you will enjoy the 40+ lessons from the book! chromebook Chromebook Lessons Google Docs

If I Could Get 1 Piece of Technology for My Classroom, It Would Be.

Kleinspiration

A Chromebook of Course! - a review of the Acer and Samsung Chromebook - Imagine being able to open up a world beyond your classroom walls without breaking the bank. I''ve been wanting to get my hands on a Chromebook ever since I did a presentation up north with my friend John Sowash.

Lesson ideas for #chromebook Classrooms: Typing for Elementary Studentds

The Electric Educator

Note: this lesson idea is an excerpt from my book, The Chromebook Classroom. If you find this lesson helpful, you will enjoy the 40+ lessons from the book! chromebook #chromebookEDU ElementaryPick up a copy on Amazon or at chrmbook.com !

Lesson Ideas for #Chromebook Classrooms: Getting Started with Computers

The Electric Educator

Note: this lesson idea is an excerpt from my book, The Chromebook Classroom. If you find this lesson helpful, you will enjoy the 40+ lessons from the book! Lead them in the following activities early in the school year, so they can get comfortable using a Chromebook sooner.

Google Admin Console Configuration: Chromebook Settings

The Electric Educator

This post explores the the critical settings needed in order to deploy Chromebooks in your district. The recommendations below are the bare minimum that an admin should configure when deploying Chromebooks. The Chromebook Classroom is available for purchase at chrmbook.com or on Amazon.

Book Creator in Chrome

SpeechTechie

I've long sung the praises of the Book Creator app. It's definitely the best way to create an e-book due to it's elegant simplicity, ability to add any kind of content (text, photos, drawings, audio, video) and share in both PDF and ePub format.

How To Use Chromebooks For Powerful Creation in School

MindShift

As technology becomes more ubiquitous in classrooms, many schools are choosing Chromebooks because it’s one of the least expensive devices, a big win for schools balancing spending priorities. She piloted iPads in one school she worked at and Chromebooks in another. “By BOOK CREATOR.

How to Roll Out Chromebooks for Your District in a Jiffy

EdTech Magazine

How to Roll Out Chromebooks for Your District in a Jiffy. In August 2016, the tech team at the East Baton Rouge Parish School System in Louisiana was loading up new Acer Chromebooks to be delivered to the district’s 87 schools when the area was hit with a catastrophic storm. . The storm even ruined hundreds of the Chromebooks themselves. Still, the district needed to roll out 14,000 Chromebooks before the new online state test in March.