Lenovo launches two new K-12 laptops

eSchool News

At its annual Accelerate Partner Forum , Lenovo announced two new N-series laptops designed specifically for K-12 institutions. The Lenovo N23 with Microsoft Windows 10 offers students an 11.6-inch multimode form-factor with four unique positions including laptop, tablet, tent and stand.

Designed to Deliver: Lenovo® ThinkPad® 11e Chromebook™ Series

eSchool News

The Lenovo® ThinkPad® 11e Chromebook™ Series was designed to deliver Chrome OS innovation backed by rugged Lenovo reliability. Download this infographic and check out how the education-built ThinkPad 11e Chromebook compares to others in the industry.

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John's Summer 2016 Chromebook Picks

The Electric Educator

Looking to purchase a new Chromebook before the back to school season? Here are my summer Chromebook picks! The Budget Machine Pick : Lenovo N21 Cost : $180 A solid, durable device for an amazing price. chromebook

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.

Picking a Chromebook for your 1:1 Program

The Electric Educator

Chromebooks are HOT right now. At the end of 2015 we learned that 50% of devices in the classroom are Chromebooks. There are more Chromebook models available than ever before, so how do school leaders decide which one to purchase? Look at models from Lenovo , CTL , and HP.

Increase Technology Without Increasing Your Budget

eSchool News

Lenovo® offers some answers in our new guide, Eight Big 1:1 Computing Challenges, One Chromebook Solution. Sponsored by Lenovo® & Intel ®. Retired Whitepapers Lenovo

Transform Classroom Computing. Reduce Total Cost of Ownership.

eSchool News

Many districts are finding that the low TCO of cloud-based Chromebooks helps them finally deliver on the promise of technology-inspired learning. Sponsored by Lenovo® & Intel ®. Retired Whitepapers Lenovo

To Re-Capture the Education Market, Microsoft Aims to Offer a Compelling Alternative to Google’s Chromebook


In recent years Google’s offerings—in particular, Chromebooks—have captured plenty of media attention and domestic market share. Futuresource , a market research firm, estimated that Chromebooks accounted for more than half the U.S. Like Google, Microsoft is working with companies like HP, Acer, and Lenovo to create affordable computers for students. The Lenovo N24 is designed with pen support so that students can take digitized notes by hand.

Open Thread Wednesday: Revisiting Travel Computing


Choosing a new computer for travel has gotten more complicated thanks to the range of options, from the affordable Chromebooks (which Jason tested and Amy converted to Linux ) to the ubiquitous Macbook Air to the Windows Surface and other hybrids.

U.S. Personal Computer Market Grows Despite International Decline

Marketplace K-12

and Lenovo led the U.S. While both agreed that Lenovo dominated global shipments and was third in American market share, there was a 5.5 On the international stage, both Dell and Lenovo fared worse than in the U.S. percent and Lenovo’s dropped by at least 2.3 Chromebooks Command Close to Half of K-12 Computing Market, Analyst Says. Marketplace K-12 Dell HP Lenovo personal computers

Chrome Can: Linux

Dr. Shannon Doak

Currently, for a few Chromebooks, the ability to turn on Linux Beta has appeared. According to Chrome Unboxed, this is the list of Chromebooks with this capability they were able to uncover. HP Chromebook x2. Acer Chromebook Spin 11(N3350 EDU). Acer Chromebook Tab 10.

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.

Google Supports Ed Tech Research into Modern Classrooms

EdTech Magazine

Educators consider laptops, like the ever-popular Chromebook , to be the most effective technology in the classroom. Increasing personalization is precisely what Google had in mind when it announced a new batch of 2-in-1 Chromebooks in mid-January. The Lenovo 500e Chromebook and the Dell Chromebook 5190 have cameras on two sides, stylus capabilities, large screens and a flexible design. Google Supports Ed Tech Research into Modern Classrooms. meghan.bogardu….

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K–12 Districts Turn to Professional Services After 1:1 Rollouts

EdTech Magazine

Anyone involved in a one-to-one initiative knows it can be much more complicated than just rolling out a cartful of Chromebooks and logging on to a Wi-Fi network. Last spring, the district began transitioning its older laptops to Dell 3180 and 3189 Chromebooks.

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K-12 Districts Keep Students Safe with Web Filters and Monitors

EdTech Magazine

Each student receives either a Lenovo touch-screen laptop or a Microsoft Surface for use in the classroom and for homework. K-12 Districts Keep Students Safe with Web Filters and Monitors. Andrew.Steger_zKQu. Tue, 06/25/2019 - 09:12.

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Discover Linux for Classroom Computing by @SamPatue


This is where Chromebooks or iPads happens, and these are decisions that can shape education. Even if we never used the resident software available, the computers work well as a desktop Chromebook. I installed it on my Lenovo Thinkpad x140e.

Asset Management Tools Help Time-Strapped K–12 IT Teams

EdTech Magazine

As part of the process, it’s focused on procuring Chromebooks , mostly because they meet the needs of students across Acero’s K–12 landscape. . Asset Management Tools Help Time-Strapped K–12 IT Teams. eli.zimmerman_9856. Tue, 03/19/2019 - 22:03.

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Microsoft’s Big Bett Updates: Free VR Curriculum and Using a Pencil as a Stylus


On this note Microsoft didn’t disappoint: seven new Windows 10 devices from Acer, Dell and Lenovo that range from $189 to $300. But one of them is particularly noteworthy: the Lenovo 300e, a 2-in-1 device with a screen that students can write on with any No. But in the past, the company has verbally taken aim at competing products, like Google’s Chromebook, which remains the most popular device purchased in U.S.

Apple and Microsoft Now Offer $100 Styluses. But Do Schools Need—or Want—Them?


Microsoft does, too, and various pens from third-party manufacturers are beginning to dot the touchscreen Chromebook market. Already the company offers a touchscreen Chromebook, the Spin 11, with a stylus, which retail together for about $350. Samsung offers its own $30 pen for its Chromebook Plus and Pro lines. For now, given concerns over price and replacement, styluses might not achieve critical mass in schools as more versatile tools like Chromebooks.

How to Redesign the K–12 Media Center

EdTech Magazine

After four months of sessions, the school landed on a space where students can study using one of the school-owned Lenovo notebook computers and where administrators can use the interactive HDTVs for their board meetings. How to Redesign the K–12 Media Center. eli.zimmerman_9856.

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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.

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Companies Invest in Preparing K–12 Students as Older Sectors Become Tech Integrated

EdTech Magazine

Grow with Google ,” a hub for teachers announced late last year, offers digital workshops on skills in high demand by employers , which teachers can use in tandem with Chromebooks to give their students an edge for their future in a competitive, tech-driven workforce. .

What's In Your Elementary STEM Lab?

Tech Helpful

5 Lenovo Laptops. Class Set of Chromebooks. Often when people come to visit our lower school STEM lab they ask "how did you know what to put it in?" The truth is, we didn't, but we learned along the way.

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. Web Filters Help Keep Students Safe. jena.passut_7651. Fri, 04/06/2018 - 12:01. Given the recent tragic events in Parkland, Fla.,

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Analysis: Is Higher Ed Ready for the Tech Expectations of the Teens of 2022?


A year later, in their second grade, Google launched the first Chromebooks. Being connected, as is required to get iPads and Chromebooks up and running, is assumed. Chromebooks, Windows 10, and Apple (uh oh) The rise of Chromebooks will come as no surprise to anyone who has followed the intense increase in popularity of the inexpensive notebooks in classrooms. One overused catchphrase in education is that learning should be “student-centered.”

How Modern Learning Environments Support Numerous Pedagogies

EdTech Magazine

And with fast Wi-Fi, students can access G Suite for Education and other cloud-based educational apps on their Chromebooks. Chromebooks, Wi-Fi and AV Equipment Enhance Learning . In Neosho, the IT department equipped every seventh- and eighth-grader with Lenovo Chromebooks this school year. Each booth or meeting room in the hallways includes a 42-inch LCD panel that ­students can connect to their Chromebooks to display their screens.

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K–12 Districts Prepare Students for Careers in the Tech-Dominated Economy

EdTech Magazine

The district has mobile ­computer labs in all schools and provides Samsung Chromebooks and Lenovo ThinkPads loaded with Google Apps for Education. Beyond that preparation for the digital world, the BPS CTE department operates 40 training programs out of 170 labs , most of which are equipped with high-end Lenovo computers loaded with enough RAM to handle computer-aided design software. K–12 Districts Prepare Students for Careers in the Tech-Dominated Economy. juliet.vanwage….

School STEM Labs Inspire Students, Power Innovation

EdTech Magazine

The district equips students in grades three through 12 with Chromebooks , but to access software necessary for STEM activities, such as computer-aided design programs and Adobe Creative Cloud , the IT department needed high-powered Windows-based computers, says Jeff Faust, the district’s technology director. Charlottesville standardized on Lenovo ThinkCentre All-In-One desktop computers in its middle and high school tech labs. School STEM Labs Inspire Students, Power Innovation.

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What’s New: New Tools for Schools


LENOVO LANSCHOOLAIR ( www.lanschoolair.com ) Lenovo launched LanSchool Air, a cloud-based classroom orchestration platform that helps teachers keep students engaged in a safe online environment and has several features. Software & Online 3DBEAR AR INNOVATOR PROGRAM ( 3dbear.io/product/

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3 Steps to a More Accessible Classroom

Graphite Blog

On Google OS (Chromebooks), go to Settings > Advanced > Manage accessibility features. For Windows OS (HP, Dell, Lenovo, Microsoft laptops or tablets), go to Control Panel > Ease of Access > Ease of Access Center. Chromebook Accessibility Features. "Turn on the subtitles, Ms. Olague!" " I clicked on the "CC" button underneath the YouTube video, and the closed-captioning appeared at the bottom of the screen.

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