Chrome Can: Coding on a Chromebook!

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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.

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.

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.

Company provides a Windows desktop on Chromebooks

eSchool News

With Chromebook CX110 and Chrome app, NComputing provides millions of U.S. NComputing has launched the Chromebook CX110 and Chrome app , giving U.S. schools the ability to easily run Windows applications on their Chromebooks.

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?

Companies Invest in Preparing K–12 Students as Older Sectors Become Tech Integrated

EdTech Magazine

Companies Invest in Preparing K–12 Students as Older Sectors Become Tech Integrated. Increased STEM funding from private companies comes as Americans raise concerns over the attention science, technology, engineering and math classes get in the U.S.

Google for Education Selects Frontier for “Media Literacy Apps on Chromebooks” Program

eSpark

eSpark Learning is proud to announce that Frontier has been selected for Google for Education’s " Media Literacy Apps on Chromebooks " program. Google has made incredible progress in helping schools adopt technology to improve teaching and learning, and using Frontier in tandem with Chromebooks will allow districts to truly transform learning.”. To learn more about the "Media literacy apps on Chromebooks" program, visit [link] or contact your district’s Chromebook reseller.

Update on InstallFree Nexus and Rndr - work great on a Chromebook!

Educational Technology Guy

Here''s the full article: [link] I''ve been using them all day on my CR-48 Chromebook and they work great! The biggest thing that I was not able to do on my Chromebook was accessing our Gradebook system, which runs on Java. Using Rndr, I was able to access it and use it on the Chromebook. It''s not as speedy as on a Windows device, but not bad at all, and the company making Rndr tells me that there are some performance improvements coming shortly.

CDI’s Chromebook Division Reaches Milestone by Supporting more than 2,000 School and District Initiatives

techlearning

Chicago IL –March 26, 2018 – Chromebooks are an affordable and popular solution for schools adopting 1:1 programs. CDI Computer Dealers is a one-stop-shop for schools’ Chromebook initiatives. Chromebook The Wire

?Here’s What We Know About the Chromebook Internet Outage

Edsurge

on Tuesday, Adam Henderson began receiving a flood of reports from across his district’s 17 schools saying their Chromebook devices were no longer working. Henderson, who is the Director of Technology Systems at Nassau County Schools in Florida, was among the many educators who experienced the issue, which caused Chromebook devices to logout of existing internet accounts and fail to reconnect. wow, our district just lost enrollment on most of our student #chromebooks.

These students are fixing school Chromebooks — and getting paid

eSchool News

District officials revealed a new Chromebook repair laboratory on Tuesday at Buhach Colony High School in Atwater where students can work. Students will work on getting Chromebooks used by students ready to operate once the school year begins.

Join Me in the Personalized Learning EdWeek Summit with Texthelp

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Seesaw in the Elementary Music Classroom with Amy Burns

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Partnership Pairs Chromebooks with Teacher Training

EdTechTeam

By Kate Roddy SEPTEMBER 11, 2017 1:00 PM More than half of American schools operate on Google's educational applications and tools — perhaps most notably the Chromebook — but without knowing how to use those devices effectively, many teachers and students can't take full advantage of the technology.

2 Great Trinkets for Programming Music with Chromebooks by @SamPatue

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is one of the companies in the Imagine K12 startup incubator this year. Tweet. There is a chill in the air, lights are going up everywhere, it is like the whole world is prepping for the hour of code!

The SMART Give Greatness Contest: Nominate an Educator and Win

The CoolCatTeacher

Win $40,000 in Classroom Equipment including Chromebooks From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Nominator and nominee each win one 7000 series SMART Board, one SMART Document Camera, 30 Chromebooks, SMART training and implementation support, and more.

Project Pals: The Perfect PBL Software for Project Based Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Project Pals is perfect for any student capable of using an electronic tablet, Chromebook, or device to create and share. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

Eduprotocols for Littles with Jon Corippo #kinderchat

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Student-Driven Hyperdocs

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This software turns old laptops into new Chromebooks

eSchool News

After years of using Chromebooks alongside its traditional laptops, school leaders were anticipating lightning-fast boot up times from their new investments. Until recently, the district fielded a number of complaints about the small screen size of students’ 11-inch Chromebooks.

Laptops, Chromebooks or tablets? Deciding what’s best for the nation’s schools

The Hechinger Report

Google’s first Chrome-powered tablet will create new competition for Apple, just as the company announced a new iPad , complete with augmented reality capability, the Apple pencil and a 10-hour battery. Chromebooks have become the dominant device in U.S.

5 Home and Smart Phone Filtering Options for Parents

The CoolCatTeacher

We may install things on their Chromebooks, but when they are on their phones, they are getting unfiltered access to the internet. They were not a Disney company, but Disney purchased them in the last 18 months. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

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Dell debuts new collaborative software for Chromebooks

eSchool News

Dell Classroom, a new software solution available for Dell Chromebooks, helping foster student and teacher engagement. We’re delighted to provide the software for free to our customers using Dell Chromebooks in schools.”

SAM Labs Launches SAM Blockly to Offer Block-Based Programing on Chromebooks

techlearning

We’re always on the lookout for companies that are on the forefront of providing transformative learning solutions,” said Chris Sleat, founder and CEO of Workbench. “As SAM Blockly is available now on Chromebooks and Mac OSX computers via the Chrome browser.

Ed-Tech Companies Spot Trends, Make Connections at Ed. Business Forum

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Chromebooks business edtech learningmanagementsystem lms personalizedlearningLearning management systems, personalized learning, and emerging ed-tech products are among the topics at this year's conference sponsored by the Software & Information Industry Association.

10 Ways to Use Screencasting for Formative Assessment

The CoolCatTeacher

Specifically, I’ll mention features of Screencastify , the tool I recommend for students to use for Google Chrome or Chromebooks. (If This is great for math teachers and can turn your Chromebook into a very simple way of ensuring that you understand how students are working problems.

Owl Eyes: The Must-Get Web-App for Classical Literature Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

If you’re in a 1-to-1 classroom with iPads, Chromebooks, or any other device, this free tool is a MUST-USE. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

Legends of Learning: The Game-Based Science Platform for Grades 3-8

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10 Ways to Personalize Learning for Students

The CoolCatTeacher

Google Keep : If you’re a Google school or have a Chromebook, this might be for you. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

The Chromebook experience you love. The PCs you already have.

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

I love it so much I called the president of the company and asked if I could market it.] Built on Google's browser-based operating system, Chromium, CloudReady transforms your PC or Mac to have the Chromebook experience and management with one easy installation!​

Hyperdocs Literacy Task Boards and Flipgrid Reading Circles

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Kasey Bell’s 8 Great Ways to Use Google Slides

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4 Reasons to Use Kids Discover Online for Inquiry-Based Learning

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Wanda Terral: 5 Ways to Help Kids Understand Digital Safety Without Scaring Them To Death

The CoolCatTeacher

Wanda: We are a G-Suite district and our students ChromeBooks – that certainly adds a level of safety that we are able to monitor. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

Why I Use Edpuzzle: An Edpuzzle Review

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XplorLabs Fire Forensics: A Free STEM Module for Middle School Science

The CoolCatTeacher

As it has been noted, UL (Underwriters Laboratories), the creator of Xplorlabs, is a global safety science company. You can have students watch the video module on their iPads, Chromebooks, or other devices, or you can project it on your board and go through it as a class.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

Students who use Chromebooks, PCs, Macs, iPads, or any other device can now create books with this versatile, easy-to-use app. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

Hyperdocs: How to’s and Tips for Teachers

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How to Teach Coding in the Elementary Grades with Sam Patterson

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The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

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These were the pressing questions of the time – a time 8-months after the release of the first iPad and 6-months before the release of the first Chromebook. However, it was the Chromebook (2011) that truly revolutionized 1:1.

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