Chrome Can: Coding on a Chromebook!

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

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.

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: --.

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. chromebooks GAFE/Chromebooks tips Google for Educators

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.

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.

What can you do on a Chromebook? Pretty much everything.

Educational Technology Guy

Chromebooks are getting more and more popular in education, the workplace and at home. UPDATE: They also work offline, contrary to popular belief: Tips and Resources for Using Chromebooks offline Here is some proof: 1. Google Apps and Chromebooks Web App Recommendations - a whole lot!

Tips and Resources for Using Chromebooks offline

Educational Technology Guy

Here are some resources and tips for using Chromebooks even without an internet connection. It will sync to their account when the Chromebook gets a network connection. Chromebooks beyond the cloud: Everything Chromebooks can do offline: [link] Offline Apps.

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. Two more things Chromebooks can do! Related: What can you do on a Chromebook?

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. Chromebooks Intel

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 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MeSBorbRZOA&feature=youtu.be

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.

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 https://goo.gl/3UX0He

Chromebooks: We Can and Must Do Better

Teacher Tech

We Can and Must Do Better with Our EdTech Use Andy Losik blogged on a report on how Chromebooks are being utilized. The post Chromebooks: We Can and Must Do Better appeared first on Teacher Tech. Blog Entries Chromebook Google

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.

A great comparison of Chromebooks vs Windows

Educational Technology Guy

I''m a huge believer and user of Chromebooks in education. Even with the huge popularity of Chromebooks, there are still a lot of people who don''t understand them or think that they can''t do a lot of things. chromebooks Google for Educators Microsoft Windows 7

New tablets for Education - comparing the new Acer Chromebook Tab 10 and the new Apple iPad

Educational Technology Guy

Last week had two interesting announcements for EDU - a new iPad and the Acer Chromebook Tab 10 tablet. There have been a lot of different reactions from the two, but most reactions were very positive towards the Chromebook Tab and very "meh" to the new iPad.

Using Vernier Data Tools on a Chromebook

Educational Technology Guy

Chromebooks are very powerful, and very useful, devices. Vernier is a huge name in data collection tools for science and math and they have been working to support Chromebooks for some time. There are two different ways you can use their tools with Chromebooks.

Some Great Chrome Apps for Chromebook Classrooms

Educational Technology Guy

Holly Clark has a great article with some great apps for Chromebook classrooms. chromebooks gafe google applications It has an interactive image of the apps. As you hover over the app icon, it gives short description.

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. This is another app that makes Chromebooks even more useful. chromebooks dropbox GAFE/Chromebooks tips Google for Educators

Chromebooks - definitely awesome for education

Educational Technology Guy

Back in May of 2012, I wrote about Google Chromebooks and how they were great for education. Two and a half years and 11,000 Chromebooks later, I stand by this even more. Our district has over 11,000 Chromebooks deployed in grades 3-12. Here''s why I recommend Chromebooks: inexpensive - average cost, with laser etching, Chrome management and setup is around $310 per device. You can also view, edit and create Office documents right inside Google Drive on a Chromebook.

Chromebook: Caps Lock Key

Teacher Tech

Chromebooks do not have a Caps Lock key. Chromebook Google chromebook keyboard shortcuts keytipsInstead there is a search button, which in my opinion is completely useless when the address bar is a search. Use Control-L to highlight the address bar and type your search.

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.

Excellent Livebinder with Chromebooks and Google resources

Educational Technology Guy

It has tons of resources about Chromebooks and Google Apps for Education. Some of it is specific to the school district it was created for, but there are some great resources there that work for anyone, including using Chromebooks in class, activities, lesson ideas and more. Check out the Chromebooks Livebinder here. chromebooks Google for Educators I recently found this great Livebinder in a discussion on Google+.

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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The new Chromebook Pixel - a "super" Chromebook that I really want, and you should too

Educational Technology Guy

Google recently announced the new version of it''s flagship chromebook , the Chromebook Pixel. And, I''m guessing many others would if they understand Chromebooks. Most of the articles seem to think that Chromebooks aren''t as powerful or as useful as a Windows laptop or Macbook.

Tips for Troubleshooting Chromebooks and some typical issues

Educational Technology Guy

Here is some info about the Chromebooks and steps to take for issues/errors encountered. NOTE: Java does not work on Chromebooks. Java is a major security hazard and Chromebooks are very secure. Most of the Java based sites are moving to HTML5 which works on Chromebooks. Remember, if this is the first time you are using that Chromebook, you have to click "add user" and add your user account info. If you need to remove a user from a Chromebook, do not login.

Chromebook: Post Screenshots to Google Slides

Teacher Tech

Chromebook: Post Screenshots to Google Slides One thing I advocate is for students to take screenshots of their work while they are working on a Chromebook. The post Chromebook: Post Screenshots to Google Slides appeared first on Teacher Tech.

You can now perform calculations and conversions right in the Chromebook app launcher

Educational Technology Guy

I''ve used the Google Omnibox to do calculations and conversions but never knew you can also do it right in the Chromebook app launcher. Another great feature of Chromebooks for students and teachers. chromebooks GAFE/Chromebooks tips Google for Educators online calculator

Win an Acer Spin 11 Chromebook

Teacher Tech

The new Acer Spin 11 Chromebook is designed for students at school. Win an Acer Spin 11 Chromebook Matt Miller and I are presenting in Indianapolis a workshop on […]. The post Win an Acer Spin 11 Chromebook appeared first on Teacher Tech.

Google Announces Android Apps for Chromebooks - Very Nice!!

Educational Technology Guy

Yesterday, Google Announced the first 4 Android Apps that are available for Chromebooks. I installed it on my Chromebook (Acer C720) and loved it - looks and works like the Android app. This has now made my Chromebook the perfect device.

Chromebook: Take a Partial Screenshot

Teacher Tech

Chromebook: Take a Partial Screenshot To take a partial screenshot on a Chromebook, hold down the Control key, the Alt key and the Windows switcher key (above the 6 key). The post Chromebook: Take a Partial Screenshot appeared first on Teacher Tech. Chromebook Google Intermediate chromebookThis will change the arrow into cross hairs allowing you to select a portion of the screen. A full screenshot can be taken by omitting […].

Reflector2 - Wireless mirroring and streaming for iOS, Android and Chromebooks

Educational Technology Guy

Reflector2 is a wireless streaming product that works with iOS, Android and even Chromebooks that allows teachers and students to share their iPads, Android tablets and Chromebooks to the big screen wirelessly, from anywhere in the room. Android chromebooks iOS presentation

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. Great tool for using videos on a Chromebook.

Acer launches two new Chromebooks designed for the Classroom

Educational Technology Guy

Acer has announced two new Chromebooks specifically designed with the classroom in mind. The C910 is a 15 inch Chromebook and the C740 is a 11.6-inch Chromebook. We have thousands of the C720 Chromebooks and the work great and hold up well, but these two new ones are even better.

Chromebooks: Webcam Record Chrome Extension

Teacher Tech

This allows Chrome (and Chromebook) users to record 30 seconds of themselves using the webcam. The post Chromebooks: Webcam Record Chrome Extension appeared first on Teacher Tech. Chrome Chromebook Google Intermediate Video extension googleWebcam Record Chrome Extension My newest Chrome extension, Alice Keeler Webcam Record, is now live in the Chrome Webstore.

Chromebook Prank Guide for Teachers

The Electric Educator

I put together a list of 5 fun pranks that you can pull on your staff and students who are using Chromebooks: Google home page swap Cenafy your Chromebook Prank Wallpaper NOPE April 1 prank toolkit extension Fill out the form below and I will send you everything you need to win April 1!

Acer Announces Availability, Price for Chromebook 13, Chromebook Spin 13

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Acer America today announced that two new Chromebooks – the Acer Chromebook Spin 13 and Acer Chromebook 13 – will both be available through the channel to commercial customers in North America starting in September. The Chromebook Spin 13 is priced starting at $749.99

Vernier releases free Graphical Analysis app for Chromebooks

Educational Technology Guy

Vernier, makers of very popular sensors and data collection systems, have just released their free Graphical Analysis app for Chromebooks. This addresses a huge need for schools using Chromebooks, and one obstacle that kept some schools from adopting Chromebooks. This app was specifically designed for Chromebooks and allows you to collect and share scientific data using Chromebooks. Link ® to Chromebook’s USB port for data collection.

Chromebook: System App

Teacher Tech

To easily find out the specs on your Chromebook, install the System app. Beginner Chrome Apps Chromebook Google Chrome chromebook

Turn any exisiting PC or Mac into fully functional Chromebook - for free!

Educational Technology Guy

Neverware, a startup that has developed a software product, CloudReady , in partnership with Google, which turns almost any computer from the last 8 years into a full-fledged Chromebook. Imagine being able to use that old PC or Mac you have lying around as a Chromebook.

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.

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