Project Pals: The Perfect PBL Software for Project Based Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

PBL Software Review From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. I just clicked on the Google button and signed in with my Google account. Project Pals is a powerful new tool that lets students organize projects.

Google Education Gains Momentum: 50M App Users, 10M Chromebook Users

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith Chromebooks and Google Apps are on a winning streak within the K–12 sector. Classroom Cloud Cloud apps Hardware Learning Management Software Notebooks

Why Should Schools go with Google Apps and Chromebooks?

Educational Technology Guy

I''m a huge fan and user of Google Apps for Education and Chromebooks and have written about them at length here. Here is a generic version of what I presented as reasons why my district should Go Google that you can use in your own school/district.

Google Announces Android Apps for Chromebooks - Very Nice!!

Educational Technology Guy

Yesterday, Google Announced the first 4 Android Apps that are available for Chromebooks. I installed it on my Chromebook (Acer C720) and loved it - looks and works like the Android app. This has now made my Chromebook the perfect device. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Chromebooks + Google Apps for Education = Cloud-Friendly Classrooms

EdTech Magazine

By Jacquelyn Bengfort Schools find a cost-effective approach to collaboration by implementing Google solutions. Classroom Cloud Cloud apps Digital Content Software as a Service

Chrome Can: Coding on a Chromebook!

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

Many people think it is not possible to code on a Chromebook. I will begin by discussing applications that work on a Chromebook for younger children, then older students and finally for adults and those who want to code for a living. You can code on a Chromebook.

Learn More About Chromebooks From Intel

The Web20Classroom

Educators are presented with so many device options for the classroom, but recently, Chromebooks have gained momentum. More and more districts are moving to Chromebooks as a cost effective option to put technology in the hands of more students. Chromebooks Intel

Kasey Bell’s 8 Great Ways to Use Google Slides

The CoolCatTeacher

Kasey Bell teaches us eight great ways to use Google Slides. From stop motion to video controls and cool add-ins for formative assessment and graphics, learn about this Swiss Army Knife of Google tools – Google Slides. Kasey Bell’s 8 Great Ways to Use Google Slides.

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Chromebooks - definitely awesome for education

Educational Technology Guy

Back in May of 2012, I wrote about Google Chromebooks and how they were great for education. Two and a half years and 11,000 Chromebooks later, I stand by this even more. Our district has over 11,000 Chromebooks deployed in grades 3-12. Here''s why I recommend Chromebooks: inexpensive - average cost, with laser etching, Chrome management and setup is around $310 per device. Google Apps for Education - great apps that work perfectly with Chromebooks.

Benefits of Google Apps and Chromebooks for Schools

Educational Technology Guy

Benefits of Google Apps and Chromebooks https://www.google.com/edu/ How does Google Apps and Chromebooks compare to Apple or Microsoft inside the classroom? Google Apps and Chromebooks are extremely easy to use. Schools using Chromebooks have great experiences with limited issues or concerns. Google Classroom resources for Educators Why Should Schools go with Google Apps and Chromebooks? Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Lots of great new things coming to Google Apps and Chromebooks!!!

Educational Technology Guy

Google Apps for Education and Chromebooks have become truly awesome resources for schools and Google just keeps improving them. Here are some of the recent announcements: Android apps are coming to Chromebooks! some Android apps have already been available for use on a Chromebook. With this new announcement, the Google Play Store and most of it's app will work with Chromebooks. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Track, Disable and Wipe a stolen/missing Chromebook

Educational Technology Guy

Chromebooks are getting more and more popular which means they are more ripe for theft. There are some features and tips for protecting your Chromebooks. Set them up to automatically save downloaded files to Google Drive, not local storage. Locate the Chromebook and click on it.

Using Vernier Data Tools on a Chromebook

Educational Technology Guy

Chromebooks are very powerful, and very useful, devices. Vernier is a huge name in data collection tools for science and math and they have been working to support Chromebooks for some time. There are two different ways you can use their tools with Chromebooks.

Google Chromebooks and Chrome OS revisited - great for education

Educational Technology Guy

I am a huge user of Google''s many apps and resources. I also was lucky enough to receive a CR-48 Chromebook from Google to use and review. I really love how it works and think Chromebooks are an excellent idea for education. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Chrome (Browser and Chromebook) Extensions - my favorites and recommendations

Educational Technology Guy

I am a heavy user of Google Apps including Chrome and Chromebooks. These are the extensions that I use and feel are some of the best and most useful and consider a must have for all Chromebook users. Title of extension links to Google Play store.

Dell debuts new collaborative software for Chromebooks

eSchool News

Dell Classroom, a new software solution available for Dell Chromebooks, helping foster student and teacher engagement. We’re delighted to provide the software for free to our customers using Dell Chromebooks in schools.”

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 https://docs.google.com/viewer?srcid=0B6dF7rWxc-5aMGMyanRsMW5DbzQ&pid=explorer&efh=false&a=v&chrome=false&embedded=true

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

Chrome Can: Sticky Notes on Your Chromebook Desktop

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

While I actually like Google Keep and Google Tasks better since they are now integrated into all Google Apps, others might want the sticky note type of app. Sticky Notes running on a Chromebook. BYOD Chrome Can Chromebooks Friday Tech Tip Innovation Organization

The new Chromebook Pixel - a "super" Chromebook that I really want, and you should too

Educational Technology Guy

Google recently announced the new version of it''s flagship chromebook , the Chromebook Pixel. The Pixel has the best hardware, software and design and is a showpiece and test device to see what works and what can be done with Chrome OS. What can you do on a Chromebook?

Technology, Learning, & Chromebooks in the Elementary Classroom – from Avra Robinson

EdTechTeacher

Providing access to more than just apps, Google Chromebooks are the perfect tool to build the foundation for technology success in young students. So when the question of “ What purpose would Chromebooks serve in the Kindergarten, first, or second grade 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. Chromebook for years now.

Vernier releases free Graphical Analysis app for Chromebooks

Educational Technology Guy

Vernier, makers of very popular sensors and data collection systems, have just released their free Graphical Analysis app for Chromebooks. This addresses a huge need for schools using Chromebooks, and one obstacle that kept some schools from adopting Chromebooks. This app was specifically designed for Chromebooks and allows you to collect and share scientific data using Chromebooks. Graphs and data can then be exported into Google Drive.

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. Chromebooks

Turn any exisiting PC or Mac into fully functional Chromebook - for free!

Educational Technology Guy

Neverware, a startup that has developed a software product, CloudReady , in partnership with Google, which turns almost any computer from the last 8 years into a full-fledged Chromebook. Imagine being able to use that old PC or Mac you have lying around as a Chromebook.

Interesting idea - Chromebook + Nexus 7 instead of just an iPad

Educational Technology Guy

Instead of a school purchasing an iPad and keyboard for all the students, what about a Chromebook and Nexus 7 for each student? A Chromebook starts at $300 and the Nexus 7 starts at $200. I would have the Chromebooks stay at school. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

#ETTchat: The Chromebook Creation Studio – an Interview with Greg Kulowiec & James Daley

EdTechTeacher

In this post, he interviews Greg Kulowiec , about How to Harness the Creative Potential of Chromebooks in the Classroom. In Greg’s experience, there is often very little discussion or training about how Chromebooks should actually be used prior to their arrival in the classroom.

Dell releases network appliance to provide Virtual Windows Desktops to Chromebooks

Educational Technology Guy

Chromebooks are amazing devices that are great for education. There are a variety of ways to allow this on a Chromebook: setting up Chrome Remote Desktop on a Windows desktop PC, or using server based systems such as VM Ware, Citrix and Ericom AccessNow to provide access. My district uses Ericom AccessNow to provide access to Windows applications on Chromebooks. It uses desktop virtualization to allow Chromebooks, and other devices, to access Windows desktop software.

PicMonkey - web based image editing - great for Chromebooks

Educational Technology Guy

PicMonkey PicMonkey is a free, online photo editing service that has some great features and is a great tool for Chromebook users. It''s an excellent resource for photo editing on a Chromebook. Related: Great, free Image editing sites and software Two More Free Image Editing Resources. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. chromebooks Google for Educators image editing photo editing pictures Web Applications

New Book: The Chromebook Classroom

The Electric Educator

The Chromebook Classroom by John R. Sowash For the past year I have been working on my first book - The Chromebook Classroom. The Chromebook launched in 2009, and it was horrible! I was an early user of the first Chromebook, the CR-48. chromebook #GAFE

Chromebook or Tablet for the Classroom? Finding the Best of Both Worlds

EdTechTeam

Google Docs + Explore. Teaching research-based writing can feel like a high peak to summit, but Google is trying to make it simpler through the use of the explore tool in Google Docs. Want to learn more about using Chromebooks in the Classroom ?

Project wirelessly from your Chromebook to Epson projectors with iProjection App

Educational Technology Guy

Epson announced the availability of the Epson iProjection™ App for Chromebooks , enabling students and teachers to wirelessly display content from Chromebooks on Epson BrightLink ® interactive projectors and most PowerLite® projectors. Imaging being able to move around the classroom, projecting from your Chromebook, or having your students share their work with the class, all wirelessly! Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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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. Here are some tips and links to web apps: Remember - we shouldn’t teach software (ie Word, Excel) we should teach skills, like writing, using spreadsheets and graphs, etc. What Can You Do On a Chromebook?

Office 365 on the Web & on your Chromebook! – From Jennifer Carey

EdTechTeacher

Chromebooks have quickly become an incredibly popular tool in schools. However, this has previously limited users to only Google’s productivity tools. However, here are a few highlights of what is possible with Office 365 on any Chromebook or Computer. The Chromebook Classroom.

Why I Love the Chromebook

The Electric Educator

I love Chromebooks. It''s not because I''m a Google Certified Teacher / Trainer or because I don''t like Microsoft, or [only] because they are cheap, or because they do something different than my Android, iPhone, iPad, Macbook, Windows computer. Chromebooks are simple.

New Chromebook, Chromebox and updated Chrome OS - look awesome, great for education

Educational Technology Guy

Google and Samsung have just announced a new Chromebook, the Chromebox and the new version of Google''s Chrome OS. I have been a long time user of Google''s Chrome OS and Chromebook (almost two years) on their beta device, the CR-48.

Review: Acer Tab 10 Gives Students the Best of Chromebooks and Tablets

EdTech Magazine

Review: Acer Tab 10 Gives Students the Best of Chromebooks and Tablets. Do we want a Chromebook or a tablet?” Now, school districts can have both with the Acer Chromebook Tab 10 , the world’s first tablet running the Chrome OS. . Acer Chromebook Tab 10.

CDI’s Chromebook Division Reaches Milestone by Supporting more than 2,000 School and District Initiatives

techlearning

Chicago IL –March 26, 2018 – Chromebooks are an affordable and popular solution for schools adopting 1:1 programs. CDI Computer Dealers is a one-stop-shop for schools’ Chromebook initiatives. Chromebook The Wire

My 2015 Chromebook Gift Guide

The Electric Educator

If you are thinking about picking up a Chromebook for yourself, a son or daughter, or your parents, or a college student, this is a great time to get a great deal! Chromebooks, for the most part, are identical. They all run the same software and have access to the same web-based tools.

11 Essential Chrome Extensions (And a New Browser)

The CoolCatTeacher

Chrome Extensions and Software Mentioned In This Show Extensity Read Write Toolbar Grammarly 3 Ways to ScreenGrab Evernote Google Keep One Note Notion (didn’t make it in time for press but I’m testing this one!) All Grades All Subjects Blended Learning and E-Learning Chromebooks Edtech Tool Tuesday Education IT Coaches and Directors Students Teachers Tech Tips Tools Web Tools