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

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

Lots of great resources and web apps to use with Chromebooks!

Educational Technology Guy

You can do pretty much anything with a Chromebook so the sky's the limit. When reading on a Chromebook, the student can easily search for the definition for an unknown word instead of struggling. Google Apps and Chromebooks Web App Recommendations - a whole lot!

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.

Spending on Ed-Tech Hardware Hits $15B Worldwide, Report Finds

Marketplace K-12

” The researchers found that products chosen for classrooms differ markedly, from Chromebooks’ emergence as the technology of choice in more than half of U.S. These devices take images of documents and project them onto a screen. Chromebooks Thriving in U.S.

23 Gsuite Ideas to Excite Your Kids About Learning #iste19 #notatiste19

The CoolCatTeacher

However, an anchor links within the document. I do this an easy way in a long document by making headings. they are a big time saver for students and teaches on long documents, for example, if you’re writing a book.

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. Here are a few features of Read&Write from TextHelp: Its text-to-speech tool reads web pages, emails, and documents out loud.

GradeCam: The Teacher’s Friend for Assessment

The CoolCatTeacher

You can link any question to state standards and see standards-based reports as well. You can use the camera on your Chromebook or laptop, mobile phone or tablet, or document camera.

Possible ‘Fraud, Theft, Waste, and Abuse’: Report Questions NYC School Broadband Spending


Scott Stringer These words echo with resonance as a report issued by New York City’s Comptroller Scott Stringer on Sunday notes efforts to wire middle schools (at the cost of hundreds of millions in city funds) has shown negligible results. Stringer’s report also pointed to a scattered paper trail with several missing documents including, “project plans, implementation timelines, progress reports, costs, dates of installation, and all the names of contractors who worked on the project.”

Google I/O 2018 - big announcements from the opening keynote - very cool stuff!

Educational Technology Guy

g suite GAFE/Chromebooks tips google google accessibility Google for EducatorsGoogle kicked off Google I/O 2018 , their developer conference, yesterday, 5/8/18, with a keynote that had some amazing announcements in it. Here is a summary of them with links to more info on each one. I'm pretty excited for these. Many will be great for education, including news, accessibility and more. Google for Education Resources) Google AI is the big topic of the day.

23 GSuite Ideas to Excite Your Students about Learning with Eric Curts

The CoolCatTeacher

Google Drawings – [link] ERIC: Most people think of that as Google’s word processing program which obviously it is and that’s a fantastic way for students to write reports and wrote stories on all the normal things.

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An Easy, Reliable Way to Check for Plagiarism

Ask a Tech Teacher

34% self-reported doing it more than twice. It’s an online tool that analyzes submittals using a sophisticated algorithm that searches the Internet, compares what it finds to what has been submitted, and provides a report on how likely it is that the document includes plagiarism.

The Case for PDFs in Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

The biggest reason teachers report for NOT liking cloud accounts has nothing to do with money, security, or privacy. In particular, in the area of files and documents, there’s a rebirth in the popularity of Portable Document Formatted books and resources, commonly referred to as PDFs.

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Innovative Uses of G Suite Edu in Medfield Public Schools


Through the development of their 1:1, BYOD and Chromebook cart model, Medfield has increased their adoption of G Suite in a variety of both practical and creative ways. Finally, students create appropriate graphs and charts which become a component of their lab report.

Google Classroom Updates K–12 Teachers Should Know

EdTech Magazine

Earlier this summer, at the annual ISTE conference , Google announced it would be launching a slew of new applications and updates to the company’s premiere education web service, Google Classroom, alongside the new Acer Chromebook Tab 10. Google Classroom Updates K–12 Teachers Should Know.

12 Tech Tasks To End the School Year

Ask a Tech Teacher

If you have a Chromebook or an iPad, don’t even worry about this. Clean out your documents. Sort through the documents you collected this year and get rid of those you don’t need anymore. If you get reports on Twitter usage or Google Adwords, schedule those weekly.

Beyond Assessment: 3 Other Uses for Socrative – From Beth Holland


Upon completion, the spreadsheet report could then be shared with the students so that they can analyze not only their observations and data collection but also that of the entire class. This post first appeared on Free Technology for Teachers and featured as a #TechTipTuesday.

The learning experience is different in schools that assign laptops, a survey finds

The Hechinger Report

High schoolers assigned a laptop or a Chromebook were more likely to take notes in class, do internet research, create documents to share, collaborate with their peers on projects, check their grades and get reminders about tests or homework due dates.

The messy reality of personalized learning

The Hechinger Report

Tammy Kim, for The Hechinger Report. Teachers project lesson plans onto interactive screens, and little hands reach for black Chromebook laptops, which are stacked like cafeteria trays in a large box called a Chromecart. Tammy Kim, for The Hechinger Report.

What is Kiddom? Why is it right for you? And free resources to inform your teaching

Ask a Tech Teacher

The ideal would be to have all assignments, assessment, and submittals for each student curated in one spot that automatically updates as the year progresses–and provides actionable reports. Report cards can be automatically created based on student work.

10 Google Classroom Tips You Didn’t Know – SULS029

Shake Up Learning

1: Annotate and Draw on Documents Using the Mobile App. One of my favorite mobile features is the ability to annotate and draw on documents. These can be PDF documents, Google Docs, Microsoft Word Docs, JPEG, or GIF files. A Chromebook managed by your school for each student.

Educator Perspectives: Best Practices and Planning for Effective Implementations

MIND Research Institute

To reinforce her involvement, in the first couple of years of ST Math, Regina reviewed the weekly reports and shared them with the whole faculty. Now when I get the weekly reports, I share it with my ST Math-ers.” The weekly SPR report is also used to check-in on teacher readiness.

CoSN 2019: K–12 Schools Address Digital Equity with Curriculum Framework

EdTech Magazine

In addition, curricula must include elements such as guidance documents, formative assessments at the lesson and unit level, annotated unit outlines and supplemental resources. . CoSN 2019: K–12 Schools Address Digital Equity with Curriculum Framework. eli.zimmerman_9856.

Digital Literacy–What is it?

Ask a Tech Teacher

As a teacher, you’ll want to provide the following: digital devices–such as laptops, iPads, Chromebooks, or desktops, for daily use. Today’s classwork means starting a report at school and finishing it at home.

Google Sites as Digital Portfolios


Put an end to messy backpacks and binders and document learning with digital portfolios A scene all too familiar for educators: the teacher asks the class to get out an assignment to turn in for grading and at least one student pulls out a binder that looks like it got hit by a tornado.

What’s New


Faria will deliver a new and improved version of Atlas, combining its curriculum planning functions with ManageBac’s learning management functions including assessment and reporting, service learning, and project-based learning.

25 Ways to use Google Forms in the Classroom (with examples!)


Image-based Technology Quiz - This quiz uses images to test basic Chromebook literacy. Book report generator - Writing reflectively is a key component of the common core standards. These documents are named, organized, and accessible in Google Drive.

Student Safety and SEL

Gaggle Speaks

Access to Chromebooks has increased 52% for students in grades 6-8 and 100% in high schools nationwide over the past two years, according to Project Tomorrow Speak Up 2016. Take, for instance, the number of cyberbullying incidents within school-provided email and documents shared in Google Drive or Microsoft OneDrive. During the 2016-17 school year, we identified more than 10,000 threats to student safety or inappropriate content in email messages and shared documents.

Adobe Spark — All-purpose Desktop Publishing Tool for the Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

Project templates include social memes, mini websites, narrated tutorials, presentations, reports, posters, how-to videos, and more. It works equally well on your desktop, laptop, Chromebook, Mac, iOS device, and mobile device and syncs between all with ease. Book report.

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Great Tips, Resources and Ideas for Going Paperless in the New Year

Educational Technology Guy

I use my Android smartphone , Nexus 7 tablet , Chromebook and desktop computers, along with apps like Evernote (essential to going paperless), email, online faxing and signing, Google Docs and Drive , Dropbox and Sugarsync and PDF tools , a Boogie Board electronic notepad , a Livescribe Sky Smartpen , and a scanner (Fujitsu Scansnap) to go as paperless as possible. Try it free 4) Sign documents using an e-signatures: Just as legal and super easy HelloSign: eSign contracts for free.

Web Filters Help Keep Students Safe

EdTech Magazine

Last year, the district began rolling out a one-to-one computing program for grades two through 12 using Google Chromebooks from HP, Lenovo and Samsung. Last summer, it decided to adopt Relay, a Google Chrome plug-in that allows teachers and administrators to manage all student Chromebooks from a single dashboard. The school’s resource officer (SRO) uses Relay constantly, he says; reports are also sent to McCauley and the school superintendent.

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4 Great Alternatives to Google Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

You will find yourself most comfortable in the Google Classroom environment if the tools you use are aligned with Google Drive, your browser of choice is Chrome, and your digital device is a Chromebook. What no one argues is that it works better with Office documents.

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Research Reveals Factors That Help Students Achieve Learning Gains with Education Apps; Findings Outlined in New Research Brief from SmartEdTech


March 20, 2018 — Schools are spending billions of dollars on Chromebooks, tablets, and other digital devices to support the delivery of personalized learning opportunities for students based on assessment data and analytics, but are they achieving a learning return on this investment?

Grammar Check Websites and Apps That Save Your Writing

Ask a Tech Teacher

No login is required and there are no document length restrictions. When the analysis is completed, it shares results as graphs and reports. Reports can be saved to your desktop as a.txt file for later review.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 16 Edition)

Doug Levin

This week, I also enhanced the K-12 Cyber Incident Map by adding video clips of news reports of select incidents since 2016. Otherwise, here’s what caught my eye this week – news, tools, and reports about education, public policy, technology, and innovation – including a little bit about why. Google and its partners have pitched Chromebooks as affordable, simple to use and manage, and rugged enough to survive student use.

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