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.

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.

Innovation and Creativity in the Classroom with Chromebooks

EdTechTeam

You may have noticed the device of choice for many school districts and students is the Chromebook. Chromebooks are, simply put, devices that connect to the Internet with keyboards attached. However, because they connect with Chrome, they are called Chromebooks. Chromebooks

6 Super Science Edtech Ideas: Using Technology to Level Up Science Classrooms

The CoolCatTeacher

Leah LaCrosse shares six edtech ideas science teachers can start using today to improve learning and excite students about science. 6 Super Science Edtech Ideas. Leah: Well, some of the best tools that I’ve used in the classroom are those that simply enhance the student’s voice.

Let’s Try Because Our Students Need Us: A Story of Persistent Edtech Integration

The CoolCatTeacher

IT Integrator, Evan Mosier, and his teacher friend, Tom, have a remarkable story of persistence when first working to integrate Google Classroom. Evan Mosier in Episode 352 of the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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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.

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?

Seesaw in the Elementary Music Classroom with Amy Burns

The CoolCatTeacher

Amy believes this pedagogical shift is a game changer in the music classroom Learn more. Project Pals has a useful classroom collaborative platform that lets you create and manage projects for your students.

5 Ways EdTech Helps Students with Special Needs in the Classroom

ViewSonic Education

For students with special needs in the classroom, the challenges are amplified. EdTech helps make a massive difference in their success. Autism spectrum disorders are the most common developmental disability in the classroom. EdTech and the Challenges of Special Needs Learning.

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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!

#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.

Bethany Petty: Using Edtech to Enhance Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Today’s guest, Bethany Petty gives us pointers and shares a common pitfall of those implementing new technology in the classroom. Using Edtech to Enhance Learning. In my classroom, I am a high school social studies teacher. Well, things have changed so much in my classroom.

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New Chromebook App Easily Records and Automatically Uploads Classroom Video

Edthena

While some Flip Video cameras are still in use (and still will work with Edthena), two new device platforms are becoming standard-issue in districts across the country: iPads and Chromebooks. Today we’re announcing the launch of the Edthena Chromebook app for video recording and upload.

EdTech for Struggling Readers

Class Tech Integrate

Speechify - Chrome OS & iOS app I was introduced to Speechify in Episode 99 of The House of #EdTech Podcast by Chris Nesi. Think of how this can support your students that struggle reading classroom content.

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New Chromebook App Hub Speeds the Search for K–12 Classroom Apps

EdTech Magazine

New Chromebook App Hub Speeds the Search for K–12 Classroom Apps. The Chromebook App Hub — a new resource to help teachers find and integrate Google educational apps in the classroom — will launch later this year, Google announced today at SXSW EDU 2019 in Austin, Texas.

5 Simple Ways to Improve Physical Education w/ #Edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

Listen to Rob Donatelli talk about 5 easy brain breaks for your classroom. Transcript of episode 70 5 Simple Ways to Improve Physical Education w/ #Edtech with Jarrod Robinson the PE Geek. classroom. And obviously this is something that all classroom teachers do.

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6 Android Apps to Try on a Chromebook

Shake Up Learning

The post 6 Android Apps to Try on a Chromebook appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Using Android Apps on a Chromebook. Google has been working to bridge the gap between the tablet and laptop by allowing us to use Android apps on a Chromebook. Why Android Apps on Chromebooks.

3 Ways to Hack Classroom Presentations with James Sturtevant

The CoolCatTeacher

Today James Sturtevant @jamessturtevant helps us hack our classroom presentations. 3 Ways to Hack Classroom Presentations with James Sturtevant. I use their student information system and learning management system but do you know they have brought it together in one unified classroom?

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!

How to Use Google Keep in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Learn all about this tool that has educators talking (especially those with Chromebooks.). In today’s show, Crystal Koenig shares how she uses Google Keep in the classroom: Letting students personalize the classroom by requesting topics to be taught.

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How to Use Alexa Devices in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Empatico uses live video, file sharing, a partner classroom at least 300 miles (or 483 kilometers) away, and specially designed activities. Brian S.

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Supporting ELL Students with EdTech

Class Tech Integrate

The 3rd and 4th grade classrooms I have taught were at about a 75% or higher ELL (or ESL) population. As I have seen the boom in EdTech over the recent years in our district, I have really paid attention to the technology tools that are available to help our ELL students succeed.

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Organizing the Edtech Toolbox

edWeb.net

Teachers have many edtech resources in their toolbox now. During the edWebinar, “ Transform Learning: Track Results for Chromebooks, Google Suite, and Every Application,” presenters Kyle Berger, Chief Technology Officer at Grapevine-Colleyville ISD, TX, and Matthew X.

11 Essential Chrome Extensions (And a New Browser)

The CoolCatTeacher

There are pitfalls and pluses from each extension and ways to use them in the classroom. All Grades All Subjects Blended Learning and E-Learning Chromebooks Edtech Tool Tuesday Education IT Coaches and Directors Students Teachers Tech Tips Tools Web ToolsVicki Davis on Episode 477 of the 10-Minute Teacher Extensions can be useful, helpful tools for parents and teachers.

Simple Virtual Reality in the Classroom with Google Streetview and Google Cardboard with Donnie Piercey

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Donnie Piercey @mrpiercey , co-author of the Google Cardboard Book , shows how we can add simple augmented reality to our classrooms. Simple Virtual Reality in the Classroom with Google Streetview and Google Cardboard with Donnie Piercey.

Parents as #Edtech Partners

Kyle Pace

A partnership with parents is critical to all success in our schools and classrooms; technology or not. Ask them to come up with the agenda of what their parents need to know about Chromebooks, iPads, G Suite, Chrome, this app, that app, etc.

3 Keys to Transform Instruction with Chromebooks

EdTech Magazine

3 Keys to Transform Instruction with Chromebooks. Properly integrating digital solutions into the classroom is about understanding not just what tech to bring in, but how to use it. Chromebooks are tools. What’s really transformational is a shift in teaching and learning,” notes Tanya Avrith, co-author of The Google Infused Classroom. You can really hear from every learner in your classroom,” Avrith says. eli.zimmerman_9856. Tue, 07/10/2018 - 16:58.

TCEA 2019: Texas District Tackles 1:1 Chromebooks in Junior High Schools

EdTech Magazine

TCEA 2019: Texas District Tackles 1:1 Chromebooks in Junior High Schools. Richardson Independent School District leaders knew they wanted to expand their one-to-one Chromebook program into junior high, but they wanted to do so without using carts.

11 Essential EdTech Action Steps for Back to School

The CoolCatTeacher

Simple Updates to Your Classroom Procedures and Workflow sponsored by EdTech Software From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Here are eleven of the technologies that often affect classroom procedures and workflow.

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Tech for 2018: 10 things worth trying this year

Ditch That Textbook

Ed Tech 1:1 classroom blended learning chromebooks digital learning edtech educational technology elearning g suite gafe Google Apps googleedu laptopsTech tool options continue to grow. There's a lot out there. Here are some new -- and familiar -- ones to try in 2018.

What Actually Works in EdTech? with Tom Murray

The CoolCatTeacher

Murray @thomascmurray is the 2017 US “Thought Leader of the Year” and shares what actually works in edtech. What Actually Works in Edtech? link] So, Tom, what actually does work in Edtech? The post What Actually Works in EdTech?

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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.

5 ways to use Adobe Spark Video in your classroom

Ditch That Textbook

You and your students can easily put a story together on your mobile phone, laptop, PC, or Chromebook. Ed Tech Guest Blog Teaching adobe spark digital storytelling edtech ideas for using video in the classroom video ways to use adobe spark videoVideo is a powerful medium for storytelling. And creating videos has never been so simple. With Adobe Spark Video, you and your students can create compelling videos in just a few minutes using professional looking themes […].

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Hyperdocs Literacy Task Boards and Flipgrid Reading Circles

The CoolCatTeacher

Learn more about how Laura’s classroom has become more modern and simplified with these valuable tools. Then I actually have Google Classroom, which is where I put it so it’s a little bit easier for them to access. It’s been a fantastic tool to use in the classroom.

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Why Is This In My Room?- Starting the Year With EdTech

CUE

Just like every book has a cover and every pair of scissors has a blade, every device in your classroom setup has an intentional design that serves a specific purpose. Let’s think about a few ways in which we can better prepare ourselves for OWNING these technology tools in our classroom.

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Supporting ELL Students with EdTech

Class Tech Integrate

The 3rd and 4th grade classrooms I have taught were at about a 75% or higher ELL (or ESL) population. As I have seen the boom in EdTech over the recent years in our district, I have really paid attention to the technology tools that are available to help our ELL students succeed.

6 Edtech New Year’s Resolutions

Tom Murray

With the new year now upon us, listed below are six edtech resolutions for 2016. This connectivity issue, coined “The Homework Gap” by the FCC’s Jessica Rosenworcel, means that many of the children sitting in our classrooms lose access – and therefore opportunity – the moment they leave our schools. As districts became more in tune with these issues in 2015, the move to Chromebooks continued to grow. This post is sponsored by Samsung.

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Hyperdocs: How to’s and Tips for Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

Sometimes in the Hyperdoc then, you can do like a flipped classroom type of thing, where they can access the Hyperdoc. So is it almost like somebody’s in Google Classroom, and the doc is like a page or a webpage you would have in your LMS? A recent Hyperdoc Lesson in Lisa’s Classroom.

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4 ways that better edtech management empowered our district

eSchool News

Over time, Billings Public Schools accumulated a complex assortment of devices, including 16,000 Chromebooks, 7,000 Apple iPads, 3,000 Macs, and 2,000 Windows devices. Improving our edtech management. Related: Are your edtech tools really working?

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5 Considerations for Buying Classroom Technology

EdTech Magazine

5 Considerations for Buying Classroom Technology. MORE FROM EDTECH: Read more about how investments can improve equity in STEM education. Technology should be used to support learning in the classroom, enhance instructional methods and positively impact student achievement. .