Wakelet and WeVideo: Powerful Distance Learning Edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

” The post Wakelet and WeVideo: Powerful Distance Learning Edtech appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day. All Grades All Subjects Chromebooks Edtech Tool Tuesday Students Teachers Tech Tips Tools Web Tools

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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. I’ve outlined why I choose Chromebooks for a 1:1 initiative or, as I had, for carts that stay [.]. Ed Tech 1:1 initiative chromebooks edtech educational technology g suite Google Apps touchscreen

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Guide to Offline use of Chromebooks

Educational Technology Guy

Chromebooks are easy to use and manage and make up a majority of devices in US K-12 classrooms. To address this, here are tips and resources for schools to help students use Chromebooks offline. chromebooks GAFE/Chromebooks tips google Chrome OS offline

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. 10-Minute Teacher Giveaway: The Chromebook Classroom Book by John Sowash. Want to hear more about edtech and apps? Listen to Jennifer Gonzalez talk about 5 Edtech Tools to Try. Teaching Tools chromebooks

4 lessons the edtech industry should take from the pandemic

eSchool News

Within a few weeks, districts nationwide had canceled in-person classes, Chromebooks had sold out, and edtech companies were inundated as educators were forced to reinvent school in the digital space. Edtech had the opportunity to help address these inequities.

13 Tools to Record Audio on Chromebooks and Other Devices

Shake Up Learning

The post 13 Tools to Record Audio on Chromebooks and Other Devices appeared first on Shake Up Learning. So I’ve put together a list of 13 Tools to Record Audio on Chromebooks and Other Devices. Find the best tools for Chromebooks can sometimes be challenging.

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. All Subjects Blended Learning and E-Learning Chromebooks Edtech Tool Tuesday Gsuite and Google Apps History and Social Sciences Teachers Innovation IT Coaches and Directors Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) STEM Students Teachers Tools

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The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

Securly

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. Now, we know that edtech has been proven to improve test scores and overall classroom engagement. But, how does the 2010 vision for edTech match what’s actually happening today? However, it was the Chromebook (2011) that truly revolutionized 1:1. For more information on edtech, subscribe to our newsletter: .

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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 GoogleBasically, low-level tasks and no creativity. It is essential that our students are able to communicate digitally and visually. The chart from the report in Andy’s post shows that the majority of use […].

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? I’ve had two classes that I’ve done #GAfE4Littles with, and they just keep blowing my mind from… In the beginning, we are literally going over the basics of just even how to navigate on a Chromebook. 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. 3 EdTech Blog. #3 3 EdTech and E-Learning Influencer on Twitter. Must Read EdTech Blog.

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 id=com.google.android.apps.forscience.whistlepunk&hl=en Android for Education Resources [link] Adobe has released a suite of Android apps optimized for Chromebooks.

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. 5 Idea Friday All Grades Chromebooks Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Game Based Learning High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) How to Guides.

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The Chromebook Infused Classroom – SULS070

Shake Up Learning

The post The Chromebook Infused Classroom – SULS070 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. In this episode, Kasey interviews Holly Clark about her new book, The Chromebook Infused Classroom. Do you have Chromebooks in the classroom? The Chromebook Infused 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! Yes, Kinder CAN Use Chromebooks and lots of other technology! GAfE4Littles #edtech #shakeuplearning Click To Tweet. The post Yes, Kinder CAN Use Chromebooks!

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. The post 6 Super Science Edtech Ideas: Using Technology to Level Up Science Classrooms appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

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. Well, we were fortunate enough a couple of years ago, to have a Google hangout with our United States Congressman, which was absolutely awesome, because he was in his office in Washington, DC and my students got to – using our ChromeBooks – and we were able to talk to him.

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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.

100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom – SULS033

Shake Up Learning

The post 100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom – SULS033 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Did I actually title this 100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom? 100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom. If you have Chromebooks in your classroom, you are going to love what the Chromebook App Hub has to offer–100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom. I want to introduce you to the Chromebook App Hub from Google.

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. Chromebooks dyslexia edtech ipaded ios literacy special education technology integrationA teacher's number one responsibility is to meet the needs of their students. Now this sounds like an obvious statement, but it isn't always as easy as it sounds.

Innovation and Creativity in the Classroom with Chromebooks

EdTechTeam

You may have noticed the device of choice for many school districts and students is the Chromebook. Chromebooks are, simply put, devices that connect to the Internet with keyboards attached. However, because they connect with Chrome, they are called Chromebooks. But what about the Chromebook device itself? Chromebooks can be easily provisioned by districts to enable system-wide rules and push out extensions and services with the click of a button. Chromebooks

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. To enroll a Chromebook into the school policy, make sure the device is first enrolled into the enterprise policy by keeping the “Allow devices to enroll automatically” setting turned ON for organizational units requiring admin management.

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

techlearning

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 and the Chromebook 13’s pricing starts at $649.99. Chromebook 13 Availability and Price The Acer Chromebook 13 (CB713-1W) has a traditional notebook design for keyboard-heavy tasks.

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.

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. I recently purchased the Samsung Pro Chromebook , which is pretty fantastic I must say. I needed a new Chromebook and I loved the Samsung Pro so much that I bought it. Why Android Apps on Chromebooks.

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.

60 Tools to Inspire Students with Chromebooks – SULS009

Shake Up Learning

The post 60 Tools to Inspire Students with Chromebooks – SULS009 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Chromebooks have transformed classrooms! You can’t pass up the opportunity to share 60 AWESOME tools for Chromebooks! 60 Tools to Inspire Students with #Chromebooks! 60 Tools to Inspire Students with Chromebooks. This week’s content was inspired by a brochure from Google for Education: 60 Tools to Inspire Students with Chromebooks.

How to Program (and Use) Google App Scripts with Alice Keeler

The CoolCatTeacher

All Subjects Blended Learning and E-Learning Chromebooks Edtech Tool Tuesday Gsuite and Google Apps High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) Innovation IT Coaches and Directors Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Teachers Tech Tips Tools

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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. Which by no means to say there’s a narrow range of assistive edtech tools out there! Increasingly, edtech means technology that finds its way into the classroom. 1 EdTech Helps Students Because – It’s an Equalizer.

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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. Articles Featured For Students Online Learning Tools classroom technology classroom tools digital tools edtech educational tools featured google helping students How To technology tips for teachers tools web tools

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. If you would like to learn more about some of these apps, then check out my post 5 iPad apps for Student Presentations and Meta-Cognition ) As with everything with EdTech, it is important to not get wrapped up in the "bells and whistles" of an app/site, but what it really offers your students.

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. Given that Chromebooks are common, inexpensive, and have a camera, we felt compelled to find a way to transform these mobile laptops into recording and upload devices, too. Today we’re announcing the launch of the Edthena Chromebook app for video recording and upload.

What’s Hot (and Not) in Google Classroom with Alice Keeler

The CoolCatTeacher

All Subjects Blended Learning and E-Learning Chromebooks Edtech Tool Tuesday Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Gsuite and Google Apps High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) Innovation IT Coaches and Directors Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Teachers Tech Tips Tools Web Tools

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Why the Chromebook Matters.

Question Tank

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.

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 technologyA partnership with parents is critical to all success in our schools and classrooms; technology or not.