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.

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.

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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.

Learn More About Chromebooks From Intel

The Web20Classroom

Tech integration in the classroom has become a hot topic in recent years. Educators are presented with so many device options for the classroom, but recently, Chromebooks have gained momentum. But why read all about Chromebooks when you can get one of your own!

The Chromebook Classroom Podcast

The Electric Educator

Next week I will be launching the Chromebook Classroom podcast to explore how Chromebooks are impacting education. 01 | Cyrus Mistry - Group Product Manager, Android & Chromebooks for Education ep. chromebook podcast

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.

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

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

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.

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. Schools using Chromebooks have great experiences with limited issues or concerns. Google Classroom i s a game-changer…it allows teachers to share resources and communicate with students, distribute, collect and grade assignments, and so much more.

Now Available: The Chromebook Classroom Podcast

The Electric Educator

Season 1 of the Chromebook Classroom podcast is now available! The Chromebook Classroom Podcast was created to highlight how Chromebooks are impacting education around the world. 01 | Cyrus Mistry - Group Product Manager, Android & Chromebooks for Education ep.

Android Apps on Chromebooks

The Electric Educator

While this announcement didn't make the headlines of the conference, it has significant implications for educators and the classroom. Android on Chrome - First Look I have had an opportunity to test out some Android Apps on my Asus Flip Chromebook. Android #chromebook

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.

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. Chromebooks allow students to access curriculum while avoiding their triggers. What can you do 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. Related: Google for Education Resources (includes Chromebook resources) --. Acer chromebooks

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. Ziteboard works great on touchscreen chromebooks. chromebook #chromebookEDU Chromebook Lessons mathIf you find this lesson helpful, you will enjoy the 40+ lessons from the book!

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

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. She has over 15 years experience in the field ranging from classroom teacher to tech teacher, to Professional Developer, to 1:1 integration specialist.

Why I Love the Chromebook

The Electric Educator

I love Chromebooks. I love the Chromebook because, in my opinion, it exemplifies everything that I love about technology and the potential for technology to impact education. Chromebooks are simple. I want my classroom to be Simple, Flexible, Accessible and Innovative.

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. John and I spent a day working with a district that was rolling out iPads and Chromebooks.

Picking a Chromebook for your 1:1 Program

The Electric Educator

Chromebooks are HOT right now. At the end of 2015 we learned that 50% of devices in the classroom are Chromebooks. There are more Chromebook models available than ever before, so how do school leaders decide which one to purchase? chromebook #chromebookEDU

The #Chromebook Classroom

The Electric Educator

Google is investing a lot of time, energy, and resources into the the Chrome web browser, Chrome OS, and the Chromebook. Interested in learning more about the Chromebook and how you can get them into the hands of your students? chromebook google

How to Use Chromebooks in the Classroom

Edudemic

Mobile devices have become an important part of the modern classroom, and an ever-growing number of educators are turning to Chromebooks in the classroom. The post How to Use Chromebooks in the Classroom appeared first on Edudemic.

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If you give a kindergartner a Chromebook…

eSchool News

The thought of giving 30 kindergarten students their own Chromebooks might be daunting. But for one classroom, the move yielded some surprising results for student engagement, learning progress, and for students with special needs. “We

John's Summer 2016 Chromebook Picks

The Electric Educator

Looking to purchase a new Chromebook before the back to school season? Here are my summer Chromebook picks! The n21 features a rotating web cam, specifically designed for science classrooms and a nifty hidden handle. chromebook

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.

Setup Chromebooks For Testing And Learning

There is no box

Just the other day I was talking with a district about SBAC (CAASPP) testing on Chromebooks. They were commenting that it was such a pain having to switch Chromebooks from single-app kiosk mode back to regular login mode so the kids could use them for learning.

Chromebooks and G Suite: A Partnership Worth Exploring

EdTech Magazine

By Nathan Lang Schools are seeing positive results after pairing Google’s education platform with 1:1 Chromebook deployments. Classroom Hardware Notebooks

The Alphabet of Chromebook Tools for Teachers and Students

Tomorrow's Learners

For a full-size PDF poster version to print out for your school, click here: Alphabet of Chromebook Tools.pdf. Note: The above PDF also has links to each of the tools when they are clicked.

Google Education Gains Momentum: 50M App Users, 10M Chromebook Users

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith Chromebooks and Google Apps are on a winning streak within the K–12 sector. Classroom Cloud Cloud apps Hardware Learning Management Software Notebooks

Technology in Education: How Chromebooks and Google Classroom Change the Learning Process

EdTech Magazine

Classroom Digital Content Hardware Notebooks Personalized LearningBy Meghan Bogardus Cortez It’s a new year and time for new tech to take learning to the next level.

Chromebooks + Google Apps for Education = Cloud-Friendly Classrooms

EdTech Magazine

Classroom Cloud Cloud apps Digital Content Software as a Service By Jacquelyn Bengfort Schools find a cost-effective approach to collaboration by implementing Google solutions.

#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.

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Win a Free Chromebook

Technology Tidbits

Intel has started a contest for educators asking them to follow @IntelEDU on Twitter and then tweet what their favorite feature is of the Chromebook w/ the hashtag #IntelChromebooks. for teachers looking to integrate Chromebooks in their classrooms. chromebook contest

169 Tech Tips–Two Great Chromebook Shortkeys

Ask a Tech Teacher

In these 169 tech-centric situations, you get an overview of pedagogy—the tech topics most important to your teaching—as well as practical strategies to address most classroom tech situations, how to scaffold these to learning, and where they provide the subtext to daily tech-infused education.

Lesson Ideas for #Chromebook Classrooms: Flipped Book Reviews

The Electric Educator

Note: this lesson idea is an excerpt from my book, The Chromebook Classroom. Posting videos to Google Classroom is a simple way to exchange video links! CfFupU Sending a video to Google Classroom: [link] Orange Slice Rubric Creator: [link] Thanks for subscribing to my blog.

New generation of Chromebooks designed for millions of students and educators

eSchool News

[Editor’s Note: At Bett , one of the largest education technology conferences in the world, Google is announcing a new line of Chromebooks for education. At Bett this week we’re introducing a new generation of Chromebooks designed to adapt to the diverse ways students learn.

Take a Screenshot with your Chromebook

The Electric Educator

Note: Looking for more Chromebook tips and tricks? Check out my book, The Chromebook Classroom! Your Chromebook has a screen capture tool built right into it. chromebook #chromebookEDUAvailable from chrmbook.com or Amazon.com. I take dozens of screenshots every day.

Lesson Ideas for #Chromebook Classrooms: Simple Story Builder

The Electric Educator

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

7 Must Watch Videos on The Use of Chromebooks in Class

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

October 13, 2015 Google for Education channel in YouTube has this wonderful series of hangouts highlighting the use of Chromebooks in classrooms. Chromebook resources Chromebook tipsEach hangout features a number of teachers discussing.read more.