Chromebooks, Classrooms, & Connectivity: The Age of Chromebooks


Schools across the nation have deployed (and continue to deploy) mobile learning initiatives. One device that is frequently mentioned for 1:1 programs or use in the classroom is the Chromebook. Digital Learning Chromebooks 1 to 1

4 Questions Every Teacher Should Ask About Mobile Learning

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4 Questions Every Teacher Should Ask About Mobile Learning. Untethered from desks, a tablet represents personalized learning potential for a student in ways we’re just catching up to. Truly; the promise of mobile is extraordinary. iPad Technology ipads mobile learning

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How to Empower Your Faculty in Mobile Learning Environment – From Jennifer Carey


Introducing a new technology into the learning environment can be an intimidating experience, even for seasoned educators. Mobile devices are just that, mobile! Look at restructuring learning spaces to be more conducive to your learning environment.

Come to the Mobile Learning Experience in September 2013

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Cross Post from @TonyVincent "Learning in Hand" It''s my pleasure to be on the team organizing Mobile Learning Experience 2013. If you''d like to get a feel for 2012''s conference, then check out the Mobile 2012 Program and Mobile 2012 Speakers'' Resource Wiki.

#iste17 trends: Google, Touch Screen Chromebooks and More

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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.

HP launches new education Chromebook

eSchool News

As the Chromebook’s classroom popularity grows, its features expand. HP Inc.has launched the HP Chromebook 11 G4 Education Edition (EE) — a durable, lightweight Chromebook designed to meet the needs of students and educators.

Chromebook takeover signals major shift in education…but not in the way you may think

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According to the New York Times , the massive adoption of Google and its Chromebooks in U.S. classrooms (accounting for more than half the mobile devices shipped to schools) is signaling a “profound shift in American education;” and they’re calling it the “Googlification of the classroom.”

6 tips for making the most of your Chromebooks

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Before my second year of teaching, my principal suggested that I pilot a class set of 35 Chromebooks in my ninth- and 11th-grade English classes. I was ecstatic about the possibility of transforming my classroom into a nearly paperless learning environment.

Company provides a Windows desktop on Chromebooks

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With Chromebook CX110 and Chrome app, NComputing provides millions of U.S. NComputing has launched the Chromebook CX110 and Chrome app , giving U.S. schools the ability to easily run Windows applications on their Chromebooks. IT Management IT Newsletter Mobile Learning News

Chromebooks are on the rise, but Windows reliance remains

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Sixty-two percent of K-12 schools participating in a recent survey support Chromebook initiatives, and 22 percent of those schools use Chromebooks as a primary classroom device. Next page: Take our poll on Chromebooks and Windows .

Leaders Rank Mobile Learning the Top School Tech Priority for 2017

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For the first time, mobile learning is ranked the top priority by school IT leaders, according to findings released by the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) in its 2017 K-12 Leadership Survey Report. Mobile learning is defined as the idea of 24/7 access, according to Paula Maylahn of Paula Maylahn Consulting and author of the survey. “Mobile learning doesn’t always mean 1:1, but we are seeing schools move away from the computer lab,” she said.


If you give a kindergartner a Chromebook…

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Giving Chromebooks to an entire kindergarten class might be daunting, but for one classroom, the move yielded some surprising results for student engagement, learning progress, and students with special needs. Uncategorized children with disabilities digital toolkit learning apps mobile learning devices students with special needs

A Collection of Some of The Best Chromebook Apps for Teachers

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August, 2015 One the occasion of the start of a new school year, Educational Technology and Mobile Learning is working on a series of posts aiming at providing teachers with a variety of more. Back to school resources Chromebook apps

50 Ways Google Can Help You Become A Better Teacher

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50 Ways Google Can Help You Become A Better Teacher by TeachThought Staff While Apple products are known for their integration in classrooms, increasingly Google is the choice for schools and districts looking for something organized, useful, and inexpensive that’s available on tablet, laptop, Chromebooks, desktop, smartphone, and more. Technology Google Education Tools For The Classroom Mobile Learning New Teacher Our Most Popular

Stop asking whether laptops improve learning outcomes

eSchool News

But really, the question is superficial and shows a limited understanding of what is needed to enhance teaching and learning using technology. Introducing laptops while not changing the teaching and learning paradigm is of little use, and may even produce negative academic outcomes.

Surge in Chromebook Adoption Leads to Increasing Need to Keep Students Safe    

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School leaders have an ironclad legal requirement to ensure student safety and privacy when using online tools for learning known as CIPA, the Children’s Internet Protection Act. Student access to Chromebooks has increased dramatically in schools nationwide over the past two years.

Teacher Zen with Google: 50+ Tips, Tools, & Apps

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Learn with great passion. Learn with great enthusiasm.” You can accomplish so many time consuming tasks, such as grading, assessment, providing feedback, research, creating spreadsheets, and more with Google Apps for Education (GAFE) , Google mobile apps, extensions, add-ons, and scripts. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. To get the most out of Google, learn to use add-ons for each product.

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School district invents custom charging solution for all schools

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As Denton Independent School District (ISD) prepares for future ready classrooms with technology and builds new schools, the Texas district is partnering with LocknCharge to create a new mobile device charging cabinet – the Carrier 15 Charging Station™.

The 10 questions to ask before you start your one-to-one program

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Featured on eSchool News Keys to Successful Mobile Learning Making One-to-One Computing a Reality Top News chromebooks ipads keys one-to-one professional development questions tablets Asking the right questions can make all the difference, says a one-to-one pro.

Digital rights group alleges Google invades student privacy

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Complaint alleges Google collected students’ internet search requests through Chromebooks. “Our services enable students everywhere to learn and keep their information private and secure,” Google said in a statement.

Incredible: Growth of this technology crushes Apple, Microsoft in K-12 classrooms

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Chromebooks continued their steady growth in education, securing 58 percent of K-12 market share in 2016, according to a new report examining technology trends in the K-12 education market. Digital Learning and Tools Mobile Learning News

To put tech into any lesson, start with the lesson

eSchool News

How to use devices and apps to support specific learning objectives. We want students to use them to construct understanding, to demonstrate their learning within their courses of study, and to mess around with. What can a teacher do with an iPad/Chromebook/Surface?

These 8 schools have A+ mobile device programs—here’s why

eSchool News

As more schools discover the power and benefits of education technology, mobile devices such as Chromebooks, Macs and iPads in the classroom are becoming commonplace. Ridley School District has implemented a 1:1 iPad program to help students learn and better prepare for college.

The Beginner’s Guide to the Hour of Code

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The post The Beginner’s Guide to the Hour of Code appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The philosophy is simple but significant: every student deserves the opportunity to learn computer science. Anyone can learn the basics of computer science in a fun and easy way!

6 Great Websites for Educators Using iPads in the Classroom

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Despite news of Chromebooks surpassing iPads as the most popular devices sold to U.S. The goal of any device should be to fade into the background, allowing learning to always be in the forefront. This blog provides best practices for using the iPad as a learning tool.

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Gearing Up for the Hour of Code – SULS040

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The post Gearing Up for the Hour of Code – SULS040 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The philosophy is simple but significant: every student deserves the opportunity to learn computer science. Anyone can learn the basics of computer science in a fun and easy way!

6 Ways to Make Edtech Affordable on Any Budget

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For example, Google Chromebooks are sold for less than $200 and do not require the purchase of additional accessories like keyboards for iPads, which sell for $379 per device and $30-100 for keyboards. Mobile LearningPosted on July 8, 2016 by Rebecca Sadwick.

Kasey Bell’s 8 Great Ways to Use Google Slides

The CoolCatTeacher

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. Just go to to learn more. We can keep learning more.

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When one-to-one goes wrong

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its learning management system). “It’s He said both teachers and technical staff members need to be trained on how to leverage and manage the “big scale-up,” with a primary focus on how to most effectively use the devices for learning. Not all implementations are smooth sailing.

SMART, Samsung offer a boost for collaboration

eSchool News

The SMART Samsung Chromebook 3 Bundle features SMART amp and is fully integrated with Google Classroom and Apps for Education. The SMART Samsung Chromebook 3 Bundle addresses this need. ” Each SMART for Samsung Bundle includes: 10 x Samsung Chromebook 3.

Acer launches no risk laptop seed program

eSchool News

Acer has launched its new Acer Education Seed Program, which offers K-12 schools across the United States an opportunity to test either a cloud-based Acer TravelMate B117 notebook with Windows or an Acer C730E Chromebook with Chrome OS for free, with no risk, since there is no obligation to purchase.

The 4 essential elements of any successful one-to-one program

eSchool News

My district, Santa Ana Unified (SAUSD), is increasing access to students through a program called “Access for All,” a well-received iPad and Chromebook initiative. Another example of engaging our stakeholders emerged when deciding which mobile device model to select for purchase for schools.

Lenovo launches two new K-12 laptops

eSchool News

For students who need a device optimized for applications requiring a larger screen size, the Lenovo N42 Chromebook is a great choice and offered as a 14.0-inch form factor. The Lenovo N42 Chromebook is available with up to 4GB and up to 32GB of storage. “We Mobile Learning News

#GAFE4Littles with Christine Pinto | Episode 6 of The Google Teacher Tribe

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The post #GAFE4Littles with Christine Pinto | Episode 6 of The Google Teacher Tribe appeared first on Shake Up Learning. We are starting to see Chromebooks become more primary friendly and I am excited about that but for now, do you have ideas for us using both iPads and Chromebooks?


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Otus is a innovative and free Learning Management System for the 1:1 classroom environment. It is available as a free iPad app for teachers and students and works on any browser based device such as a Chromebook. learning management system mobile learning