Chromebooks, Classrooms, & Connectivity: The Age of Chromebooks

Kajeet

One device that is frequently mentioned for 1:1 programs or use in the classroom is the Chromebook. Digital Learning Chromebooks 1 to 1Schools across the nation have deployed (and continue to deploy) mobile learning initiatives.

5 tools for remote learning with Chromebooks

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Students can do powerful remote learning with Chromebooks. The post 5 tools for remote learning with Chromebooks appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Ed Tech chromebooksThese five tools can help make learning amazing.

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Chromebook- Partial Screenshot

Teacher Tech

The post Chromebook- Partial Screenshot appeared first on Teacher Tech. Advanced Chromebook Google Keyboard Shortcuts chromebook keyboard shortcuts keytipsMy standard rule in my class is to “take a screenshot and submit to Google Classroom.”

Why Chromebooks Have Expanded in K-12 Classrooms

Kajeet

Did you know Chromebooks made up 60 percent of all U.S. To put that number in perspective, in 2012, Chromebooks made up less than a single percent of the education market, according to Computerworld. So why are Chromebooks gaining—and maintaining—the momentum within the K-12 classroom? Digital Learning Chromebooks WiFi for Studentseducation shipments in 2017?

GameSalad Turns Game Players Into Game Makers!

GameSalad lets students build their own web & mobile video games! Students learn anywhere with our Chromebook friendly creation tools and step-by-step tutorials. Our PBL lessons teach the fundamentals of Computer Science & Game Design as students create.

Deploying Chromebooks for the New School Year

Kajeet

It’s hard to believe it’s the start of another school year, but that can be even more daunting if you have 1,000 Chromebooks in storage just waiting to be placed in the hands of eager students. Or maybe you’ve already deployed 1:1 Chromebooks, but are you ready for the new school year with these devices? Set up your school year for success with these tips on how to prepare and hand out your Chromebooks for the new school year. Digital Learning 1 to 1 Chromebooks

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. chromebooks GAFE/Chromebooks tips google Chrome OS offline

55 creative Chromebook projects to try at the end of the year

Ditch That Textbook

DitchBook Twitter chat Ed Tech G Suite Teaching chromebook projects create with chromebooks creating with chromebooks google edu gsuiteThe end of the year provides us with lots of opportunities to try something new. We might have a little bit of time before or after an end of the year activity or maybe your class has finished all of the requirements for the year and you just want to try something fun. Hey, it […].

10 Chromebook features you (probably) don’t know about

Ditch That Textbook

Chromebooks are packed with some pretty amazing features that make them unique digital devices for students. In a Ditch That Textbook Digital Summit video presentation, I shared some of my favorite tips for making the most of Chromebooks in the classroom — for students and for YOU! Ed Tech chromebook in the classroom chromebook tips ditch summit ditch that textbook digital summit google classroom chromebook

5 Reasons Why Chromebooks in the Classroom Benefits Students

Kajeet

As of 2019, 85 percent of schools and school districts across the United States have a Chromebook program in place. Perhaps you see this happening in your own school, but let’s dive into how Chromebooks in the classroom can benefit students. There are many educational benefits a Chromebook can deliver to students and schools. Mobile Broadband 1 to 1 Chromebooks

PowerSchool and VIZOR for Chromebooks Partnership

Vizor

VIZOR for Chromebooks is an up-and-coming Chromebook management system. Among their dozens of partners, Vector Networks’ product, VIZOR for Chromebooks, is the sole IT asset management software that focuses on managing Chromebooks. About VIZOR for Chromebooks .

20 Seesaw ideas with Chromebooks for K-12 classes

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Creativity Ed Tech Google Classroom Google Drawings Visual thinking seesaw chromebooks seesaw teaching ideas student creation ideas teaching with seesawCreating is memorable. When students learn something and then can create something with it — a digital project, a story, a video — that’s something they can be proud of. Sharing what you’ve created enhances the experience. Who wants to work hard on something that no one else sees?

Chromebook Getter - Free Replacement for Chromebook Inventory Tool

Educational Technology Guy

The Chromebook Inventory Tool is/was an extremely useful tool for G Suite Admins to make managing and updated their Chromebooks easier. I just learned about a free alternative, Chromebook Getter, that was developed for the education community as a replacement. It performs the same basic operations as the CIT: Extract Chromebook device info from Admin Console to Google Sheets (only for super admins and Chromebooks that are managed).

Why Manage Chromebook Repairs

Vizor

Reading Time: 3 minutes From our research, for a school of 1000 students, you will be repairing about 25 Chromebooks per week. Therefore, in this blog, we are going to review why you need to manage Chromebook repairs. Does the Chromebook have a warranty?

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. 10-Minute Teacher Giveaway: The Chromebook Classroom Book by John Sowash. Josh has a free 5 lesson email course to help teacher develop their Chromebook Classroom. Teaching Tools chromebooks

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.

Chromebook Guide for Teaching with Minecraft: Education Edition

Teacher Tech

This Fall I will be teaching high school Geometry on Chromebooks with Minecraft. I have created a guide (in Google Slides) for teaching with Minecraft: Education Edition on the Chromebook. Chromebook Intermediate Minecraft

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. There is no doubt that the popularity of Chromebooks is increasing. Why track Chromebook costs?

CHROMEBOOK USERS – The Time is Now

Teacher Tech

Play Minecraft: Education Edition on a Chromebook On @playcraftlearn Twitter handle an invite to beta test Minecraft: Education Edition on Chromebooks was posted. I logged into my Chromebook, went […]. The post CHROMEBOOK USERS – The Time is Now appeared first on Teacher Tech. Chromebook Gamification Google Minecraft chromebook google minecraft MinecraftEDU

169 Tech Tips–Two Great Chromebook Shortkeys

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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. Q: Not only does my Chromebook not have Caps Lock (see Tech Tip above ), but there’s no ‘delete’ key. . Keyboarding Tech tips 169 tech tips chromebooks

169 Tech Tips–8 Tips for Chromebooks

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Today’s tip: #94–8 Tips for Chromebooks in Class. Be clear what the Chromebook can and can’t do. Chromebooks are platform agnostic. Get students used to the most fundamental Chromebook shortkeys. The Chromebook operating system (Chrome OS) is Linux-based. Chromebooks will operate more efficiently on the Chrome browser than IE or Firefox. Who you buy your Chromebook from will affect how much Cloud storage each user gets.

Chromebook Minecraft: Teaching with Minecraft

Teacher Tech

Now, Minecraft: Education Edition is available on the Chromebook! Visit education.minecraft.net/chromebook for more information. The post Chromebook Minecraft: Teaching with Minecraft appeared first on Teacher Tech.

Touchscreen Chromebooks: the iPad killers in schools?

Ditch That Textbook

I have worked with all sorts of digital devices in my own classroom — desktop computers, laptops, Chromebooks, iPads, student cell phones and a variety of others. Hands down, the best experience for me has been Chromebooks. I’ve outlined why I choose Chromebooks for a 1:1 initiative or, as I had, for carts that stay [.]. Ed Tech 1:1 initiative chromebooks edtech educational technology g suite Google Apps touchscreen

The Chromebook Infused Classroom

Teacher Tech

An Online Course by Holly Clark Do you have Chromebooks? The Chromebook Infused Classroom Online Course – has opened the doors for pre-orders until May 8th or when all seats are sold. The post The Chromebook Infused Classroom appeared first on Teacher Tech. Chromebook GoogleOr is your school going 1:1 next year? Then this is for you!

Chromebook Scavenger Hunt

Teacher Tech

Chromebook Tips Deana Hubbell tweeted out that she was having her littles explore Chromebooks with a scavenger hunt that uses my template. The post Chromebook Scavenger Hunt appeared first on Teacher Tech. Chromebook Google Intermediate Sheets templates chromebook google sheets templateI added a few additional challenges to the spreadsheet. Share this challenge with students. As they accomplish each challenge they will mark an X in column A.

New Release! Chromebook Infused Classroom by Holly Clark! Bonus Alert!

Teacher Tech

Just in time for this new school year, a school year we are desperately preparing for, Holly Clark’s newest release, The Chromebook Infused Classroom, is out and ready to help us prepare for the coming school year! Chromebook Infused Classroom by Holly Clark! Chromebook Google

Apps for Touchscreen Chromebooks

Educational Technology Guy

Touchscreen Chromebooks are becoming more popular, and flip models like the Acer C738T are also getting popular. These Chromebooks open up some more options and features for students. Here is a short list of apps that are great for touchscreen Chromebooks: --. apps for education chromebooks GAFE/Chromebooks tips Google for Educators touchscreenThis post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy.

The Chromebook Help App - built in support on your Chromebook

Educational Technology Guy

Chromebooks are very easy to use, but there is a learning curve for some people as it does do things differently. This is useful for anyone from the tech newbie to teachers and students first learning to adapt to a Chromebook. The "Get Help" app is right in the App Launcher and will open up the Chromebook Help app. In addition, there is a link to Chromebook Central , which is a Google-run help forum for Chromebooks.

Chromebook Accessibility Features

EdTechTeacher

In this YouTube playlist, see what can be found in the operating system on your Chromebook. Chromebook Accessibility Settings. Chromebook Accessibility – YouTube Series. The post Chromebook Accessibility Features appeared first on EdTechTeacher. Accessibility features are an essential part of any operating system. They’re vital for people with disabilities, but most users can use them in some capacity.

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. But it’s a Chromebook. I keep saying this because I love Chromebooks! The post Acer Chrometab: Chromebook + Tablet appeared first on Teacher Tech. Android Chromebook Chrometab Google Tablet Acer chromebook google

Chromebook Deployment Help Resources

Educational Technology Guy

Looking to deploy Chromebooks in your district or school? Here are some tips and resources: Read through the Official Chromebook Deployment Guide from Google first. Plan ahead before you deploy - here are some tips and things to consider: My Google Webinar on Going Google/Chromebooks includes some things to consider and check, for example your wireless capacity, before deploying Chromebooks. Decide which Chromebook you want to use.

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. 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. Each Tuesday, I’ll share one of those with you. They’re always brief and always focused. Enjoy! There’s a ‘search’ button where that key is on my normal keyboard.

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.

How to Prepare for Chromebooks in Schools

Vizor

Reading Time: 4 minutes Before purchasing any Chromebooks, you need to understand your school’s needs and create a plan around it – especially when you are thinking about implementing a 1:1 program where each student gets their own device. Who are the new Chromebooks for?

A Must Have Audio Recording App for Teachers and Students Using Chromebooks

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Chromebook audio appsFew days ago we covered some of the best web tools and Android apps for recording audio, lists that we curated specifically for teachers, educators and students. Today we are adding another.read more.