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Teachers and IT: How to keep kids safe on Chromebooks

eSchool News

Google’s Chromebook has almost completely replaced Apple’s iconic tablet as the first choice for classroom-tech initiatives. In addition, Chromebooks have multiple, substantial layers of built-in security, providing peace of mind regarding certain types of cyber threats.

Managing Smartphone Distractions in the Classroom

edWeb.net

Laptops, Chromebooks, iPads, and even cell phones are providing students with opportunities to access the internet for researching, communicating and social learning. Technology has become an integral element in our students’ educational journey.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition)

Doug Levin

Wish there were publicly available data to support this claim. Tagged on: April 2, 2017 Exclusive: Pisa data may be 'incomparable' | tes → Falls in Asian high-flyers' math scores could simply be down to switch to computer tests.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition)

Doug Levin

Wish there were publicly available data to support this claim. Tagged on: April 2, 2017 Exclusive: Pisa data may be 'incomparable' | tes → Falls in Asian high-flyers' math scores could simply be down to switch to computer tests.

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3 Musts-Haves During Virtual Meetings and Calls

techlearning

Whether you are an innovative educator or a student, in the 21st century, we’re all global learners who make global collaborations. This means being able to effectively interact with people whether they are in your classroom, district, or across the state, country, or world.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 10 Edition)

Doug Levin

Ever wonder how stories promoted by ‘thought leaders’ on social media get selected? Tagged on: March 10, 2017 Frederick County Public Schools using social media in the classroom | Your4State.com → Frederick County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Theresa Alban says that she's considering incorporating social media into the classroom. This from the school district that is still reeling from a major student data privacy breach.

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50 Of The Best Google Chrome Extensions For Teachers

TeachThought - Learn better.

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10 Tech Tools for Your Math Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

Desmos has created an activity builder that teachers can use to build interactive lessons that students can do on their own tablet or Chromebook devices while the teacher monitors student work in real time. Math teachers: This is for you.

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Trends to watch in 2015: education and technology

Bryan Alexander

Mobile : as humanity continues to migrate ever-increasing swathes of life into handhelds, educators slowly follow suit. Let’s see if higher ed figures out mobile-first design, as ELI recommends. Social media is something higher ed is ambivalent about.

The Problem With Expecting Student Access

CUE

Teachers can put together HyperDocs – linked apps with instruction, video, activities, ability to explore a topic on a Chromebook through curated web links. Do they have tablets or cell phones with data plans? She had high speed internet, but it came with a data cap.

Edtech Tools Get Creative With Formative Assessments

MSEDTechie

Our students now in elementary school have never had a time in their lives where mobile technology wasn''t present. Look at the most innovative technology we have today: iPhone, ChromeBook, Galaxy Note, iMac, or whatever your favorite tool might be. Students can use computers, laptops and mobile devices such as tablets and cell phones. EDpuzzle also collects data as students watch and interact with the video. This tool works on multiple platforms, and mobile devices.

TOP TIPS for Classroom Management in the Digital Age

EdTechTeam

as with iPad apps) Chromebooks and iPads are making this easier.

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Producing Infopics

Learning in Hand

The message might be a summary, quote, definition, notes, data, weblink, hashtag, or other informational tidbits. But you can certainly create infopics on a Chromebook, laptop, or desktop computer. Pixlr is a mobile app (iOS, Android, Fire) and web app.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via The Independent : “13-year-old girl arrested after contacting clown on social media and asking him to kill her teacher.” Investor Fred Wilson on “ Chromebooks in K–12.” Via Edsurge : “ Salesforce Announces Mobile App for Advising at Dreamforce.” Data, Privacy, and Surveillance. Via the Stanford press office : “ Stanford explores case for code of ethics to tackle big data’s deluge in higher ed.”

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

The department says it won’t start the 45-day clock on data challenges from colleges (initially slated to begin today) until ‘later in June.’” City native and rap superstar Fetty Wap released a music video last week for his latest single, ‘Wake Up,’ filmed at Eastside High School, according to social media posts by the rapper. Via The New York Times : “Dreams Stall as CUNY , New York City’s Engine of Mobility, Sputters.”

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via Education Week : “Parent Advocacy Group Warns of Ed-Tech ‘Threats’ ” Via PC World : “Why Google plans to stop supporting your Chromebook after five years.” Data, Privacy, and Surveillance. Try this exciting new app to “catch ’em all” and participate in a mainstreaming of surveillance culture : a mobile app for finding bank robbers, built by the FBI. Education Politics.

8 Tried and True Edtech Tools to Try in 2018

The CoolCatTeacher

It’s one of the most full-featured video editing products out there, and considering that it will work on a Chromebook is just amazing. A pioneer in the field of educational social networking, Dembo was among the first to realize the power of blogging, podcasting, Twitter, and other Web 2.0