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

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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.

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

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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#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.

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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

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.

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?

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

Securly

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.

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

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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.

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.

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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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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.

A Good Chart Featuring Over 50 Educational Chromebook Apps for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

January 7, 2015 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.read more. Chromebook apps

Google Drawings interactive posters (no glue sticks necessary!)

Ditch That Textbook

Ed Tech chromebooks digital posters edtech educational technology gafe google apps for educationStudents have created posters in so many classes for so many years. They’re visual, eye-catching and chock full of information. They can be a hassle, though.

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4 Great Chromebook Apps to Create and Edit Music

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

April 7, 2016 We received few requests from some of our readers here in EdTech and mLearning asking about a good Chromebook app to use for creating and editing music. Chromebook music appsBelow is a.read more.

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.

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.

Here Is A Great Tool to Create Educational Newsletters and Flyers on Chromebooks

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

November 18, 2015 We have recently received an email from one of our readers here in EdTech and mLearning asking about a good iPad app to use for creating newsletters and flyers on Chromebook. Chromebook newsletter making toolThe.read more.

An EdTech Authentic Ending

CUE

When I was in the classroom we didn’t have access to Chromebooks or iPads so I used an old school pencil and paper version. The post An EdTech Authentic Ending appeared first on CUE Blog. It’s June, and you know that that means- The end of the school year.

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What Technology Does What: An #edtech Chart For Teachers

TeachThought - Learn better.

What Technology Does What: The Ultimate #edtech Chart For Teachers. Google Chromebook, Toshiba Satellite laptops. The post What Technology Does What: An #edtech Chart For Teachers appeared first on TeachThought. Learning Technology #edtech technology

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?

15 hot edtech trends for 2017

eSchool News

To get a glimpse into what the next 12 months will hold for everything from professional development to digital learning, and from communication to virtual reality, 15 ed tech luminaries looked back on 2016 edtech trends to help predict what’s in store for 2017.

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.

3 tips for finding the best teacher-helpful edtech

eSchool News

Learning how to effectively use and implement new classroom edtech requires educators to spend their most valuable currency: time. My role as a school technology coordinator in San Diego is to make the edtech integration process easy and manageable for our teachers.

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.

7 ways edtech boosts student confidence in the classroom

eSchool News

Edtech is making is easier and more efficient to help students at every level, and to bring even the most timid of learners out of their shells. 7 Ways Edtech Boosts Student Confidence in the Classroom. Next page: 3 more ways edtech boosts student confidence).

One Year of Blended Learning One to One with Chromebooks

jackcwest

Reflections on a year of Blended Learning with 1:1 Chromebooks Physics teachers have a unique privilege in most high school settings. Consequently, we tend to… blended learning Chromebooks EdTech Education Google Teaching gooru goorulearning Hapara Most of us work with students that have elected to take our academic course, and with the exception of a growing number of physics first programs, we teach older students.

Google Maps vs. Apple Maps—important lessons for edtech

The Christensen Institute

A few weeks ago, Michael Horn used the theory of modularity and interdependence to explain why Google’s Chromebooks are stealing market share in K–12 education device sales from Apple and Microsoft. Edtech developers should take note.

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

TeacherCast

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.

The Chromebook Crusades: How to Win the War Against Technology

Edsurge

Our 1200+ students would begin the 2016-2017 school year armed with a fleet of shiny new Chromebooks. I was transforming into a high ranked General of edtech, earning my stripes by teaching my students about applications and shortcuts they were not aware of. I always knew there was a place for technology in my classroom—and not just for typing papers.

Your Essential Back to School EdTech Checklist

Fractus Learning

This can include carts, labs, cameras, iPads, Chromebooks, you name it. by Karen Larson and Gene Tognetti. The start of the school year brings with it more than a few ‘gotta-do’s for a classroom teacher.

Teacher Resources - education and edtech - all free

Educational Technology Guy

Teacher Resources - education and edtech - all free and very useful General: Welcome Back to School - great resources for teachers (new and veteran) [link] What Makes a Great Teacher [link] What Makes a Great Teacher, created by students [link] New Teacher Advice and Resources [link] Create a Personal Learning Network [link] Resources from Teacher Prep program [link] Effective Classroom Management [link] Summary Of Major Concepts Covered By Harry K. edtech free resources

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.

iPads, Chromebooks, and the Process of Writing with Beth Holland

EdTechTeacher

This post first appeared on EdTech Researcher. However, while that process has not necessarily changed, the associated tasks and procedures have the potential to be transformed given the functional capabilities of iPads, Chromebooks, laptops, and smartphones.

One Year of Blended Learning One to One with Chromebooks

jackcwest

Reflections on a year of Blended Learning with 1:1 Chromebooks Physics teachers have a unique privilege in most high school settings. Consequently, we tend to… blended learning Chromebooks EdTech Education Google Teaching gooru goorulearning HaparaMost of us work with students that have elected to take our academic course, and with the exception of a growing number of physics first programs, we teach older students.

Google Addresses the Future of Chromebooks

EdTech Magazine

By EdTech Staff Amid rumors of change, Google explains why ChromeOS isn't going anywhere. Cloud Cloud apps Continuity of Operations Data Center Hardware Operating Systems Software

Spotting the 2017 Trends That Fuel Edtech Innovation and Investments

Edsurge

We’re pleased to share this year’s Edtech Outlook, a data-rich dive into the state of education technology with case studies into emerging-frontier innovations. Reach Capital Edtech Outlook 2017 from Jennifer Carolan. Last year alone 20 million Chromebooks were used by teachers and students weekly. Education Technology Investors Edtech Business