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.

Android on Chromebooks! Here are some resources and apps to check out

Educational Technology Guy

Android has come to Chromebooks and is available on EDU Domains! This opens up a whole new world of possibilities with Chromebooks, adding thousands of great apps, features and capabilities. id=org.ck12.simulations Chrome Apps for Touchscreen Chromebooks https://goo.gl/3UX0He

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

The CoolCatTeacher

The post Let’s Try Because Our Students Need Us: A Story of Persistent Edtech Integration appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

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Special Needs #edtech treasure chest with Jennifer Cronk

The CoolCatTeacher

In today’s show, we’ll discuss special needs edtech with Jennifer Cronk and: Why speech recognition empowers students. A full edtech treasure chest for special needs students.

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Chromebooks: We Can and Must Do Better

Teacher Tech

We Can and Must Do Better with Our EdTech Use Andy Losik blogged on a report on how Chromebooks are being utilized. The post Chromebooks: We Can and Must Do Better appeared first on Teacher Tech. Blog Entries Chromebook Google

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?

#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

Using Edtech to Enhance Learning. This is my tenth year teaching, but about four years ago, my building went one-to-one with Google Chromebooks. I was like, “I have got these ChromeBooks. Vicki: So when you implemented ChromeBooks, you said you tried to do everything at once.

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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.

5 Simple Ways to Improve Physical Education w/ #Edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

Transcript of episode 70 5 Simple Ways to Improve Physical Education w/ #Edtech with Jarrod Robinson the PE Geek. The post 5 Simple Ways to Improve Physical Education w/ #Edtech appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

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Acer Announces Availability, Price for Chromebook 13, Chromebook Spin 13


Acer America today announced that two new Chromebooks – the Acer Chromebook Spin 13 and Acer Chromebook 13 – will both be available through the channel to commercial customers in North America starting in September. The Chromebook Spin 13 is priced starting at $749.99

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. So like many things EdTech, it will probably come down to a preference by the student.

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13 Steps to Shape & Secure Your 1:1 Chromebook Program


We will demystify the Google Apps for Education Admin Console , providing you with the tools to successfully optimize your school’s 1:1 program and edtech experience. Taken from Best Practices to Shape & Secure Your 1:1 Program for Chromebooks.

11 Essential Chrome Extensions (And a New Browser)

The CoolCatTeacher

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. There are pitfalls and pluses from each extension and ways to use them in the 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!

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.

How to Use Chromebooks in the Classroom


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.

Organizing the Edtech Toolbox


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.

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.

New Chromebook App Easily Records and Automatically Uploads Classroom Video


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.

Supporting ELL Students with EdTech

Class Tech Integrate

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. Over the last 13 years, I have spent my career in education in the Springdale School District in Springdale, AR.

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Acer Unveils Ultrafast Convertible Chromebook

EdTech Magazine

Acer Unveils Ultrafast Convertible Chromebook. Acer is once again aggressively targeting the education market with the first two-in-one 15-inch Chromebook, unveiled Wednesday during the company’s Next@Acer keynote event in New York City. The Spin 15 and its less expensive cousin, the Chromebook Spin , will join Acer’s educational portfolio just in time for the return to school. Newest Chromebook Powered by Latest Intel Processor.

3 Keys to Transform Instruction with Chromebooks

EdTech Magazine

3 Keys to Transform Instruction with Chromebooks. Chromebooks are tools. Rather than merely transitioning worksheet-like assignments to laptops, Avrith advises, school districts should adopt curricula that support the following goals: SIGN UP: Get more news from the EdTech newsletter in your inbox every two weeks! Using Chromebooks in class can also help teachers find new ways for students to explore subjects , bringing a new kind of excitement to the classroom.

Acer Unveils Chromebook Tab 10, First Chrome OS Tablet for Education


Acer today unveiled the first education tablet running Chrome OS, the Acer Chromebook Tab 10 (D651N). Ed Tech Ticker Chromebook Computers edtech News

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.

Parents as #Edtech Partners

Kyle Pace

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. This is all called being proactive instead of reactive about #edtech. Digital Literacy EdTech Education Parents Students edtech parents technology

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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5 Ways EdTech Helps Students with Special Needs in the Classroom

ViewSonic Education

EdTech helps make a massive difference in their success. EdTech and the Challenges of Special Needs Learning. The term “edtech” encompasses a narrower scope of assistive technology tools. Increasingly, edtech means technology that finds its way into the classroom.

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Sixty Percent of U.S. Chromebook Sales Are for Education, Report Concludes

Marketplace K-12

Chromebook sales to end-users will reach 7.3 Ed-tech For-Profit Education Online Learning Procurement mobile devices chromebooks edtech educationtechnology ipadsmillion units in 2015, a 27 percent increase from last year, according to a new report.

6 Good Chromebooks Apps for Math Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

April 30, 2016 As we reviewed the Chromebook App chart we previously featured here in EdTech and mLearning we realized that it is lacking in Chromebooks apps for math teachers. Chromebook apps Chromebooks apps for math teachersSo we went ahead.read more.

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. Use this checklist and infographic to make sure you’ve included the edtech essentials in your workflow this year.

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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.

Seesaw in the Elementary Music Classroom with Amy Burns

The CoolCatTeacher

Art and Music Teachers Chromebooks Edtech Tool Tuesday Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Innovation iPads Maker Movement Parents Students Teachers Tools

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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Over 50 Great Chromebook Apps for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

We know a lot of our readers here in EdTech and mLearning use Chromebooks in their teaching and that’s why we have created a section dedicated entirely to everything related to the use of.read more. Chromebook apps

Chromebooks vs iPads vs Surface Tablets – How Do We Select The Best EdTech For Our Students?


On this weeks episode of the TechEducator Podcast we offer the great device debate: "Chromebooks vs iPads vs Surface Tablets." On this weeks episode of the TechEducator Podcast we offer the great device debate: "Chromebooks vs iPads vs Surface Tablets." TechEducator Podcast Chromebooks iPad Surface TabletsJoin us as we discuss the ups and downs of each of our favorite devices.

7 Great Chromebook and Google Drive Apps or Editing Photos

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

October 18, 2015 In response to a couple of requests we received from our readers here in EdTech & mLearning, we went ahead and curated for you this collection comprising some of the best photo.read more. Chromebook apps Chromebook photo editing tools Google Drive Tools

Why the Chromebook Matters.


We sat in a small conference hall with a bunch of engineers while a bespectacled, big-haired guy at the… EdTech chromebooks computer sun microsystems Technology In 1998 I attended a mini conference at Sun Microsystems in Redwood City, California. I was there because a more seasoned teacher, Larry, who had taken me under his wing, told me it would be fun.

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


Tablet, Laptop, Chromebook, MP3 player. Starting the Year With EdTech appeared first on CUE Blog. Education Technology Future Ready Technology in Education Uncategorized Chromebook edtech screen start the year tabletHey, how’s your year starting?

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