Chromebooks, Classrooms, & Connectivity: The Age of Chromebooks

Kajeet

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

5 Reasons Why Chromebooks in the Classroom Benefits Students

Kajeet

As of 2019, 85 percent of schools and school districts across the United States have a Chromebook program in place. Perhaps you see this happening in your own school, but let’s dive into how Chromebooks in the classroom can benefit students. There are many educational benefits a Chromebook can deliver to students and schools. Mobile Broadband 1 to 1 Chromebooks

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Trox Launches New SHIELD Protection Program for Chromebooks and Other Mobile Devices

eSchool News

Trox , a leading North American provider of education technology and collaboration solutions, today announced the launch of its new proprietary Trox SHIELD SM Protection Program for Chromebooks and other mobile devices.

Chromebooks in the Classrooms–Friend or Foe?

Ask a Tech Teacher

AATT contributor, Krista Albrecht, has a balanced evaluation of Chromebooks in the classroom I think you’ll find useful. Chromebooks in the Classrooms… Friend or Foe? Chromebooks…those little computers that everyone is talking about. Everywhere you look in education people are talking about Chromebooks, Google Apps for Education, Chrome Apps, etc. What is this Chromebook you speak of? There are about 500 Chromebooks in our district.

GameSalad Turns Game Players Into Game Makers!

GameSalad lets students build their own web & mobile video games! Students learn anywhere with our Chromebook friendly creation tools and step-by-step tutorials. Our PBL lessons teach the fundamentals of Computer Science & Game Design as students create.

Review: Level Up with Lenovo’s 2nd Gen 100e Chromebook

EdTech Magazine

In today’s hybrid educational environment, Chromebooks have made learning more mobile and accessible for K–12 students. Lenovo’s 2nd generation 100e Chromebook blends practicality, affordability and ruggedness into a truly compelling package.

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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.

Android Apps for Education - work on Chromebooks and Chrome OS Tablets too!

Educational Technology Guy

Android Apps for Education Android is the most popular mobile operating system in the world, running on smartphones and tablets. But, you can also use Android Apps on Chromebooks , including the new Chromebook Tab 10 Chrome OS tablet. And don't forget about all of the Chrome Apps, Extensions and full websites Chromebooks and the Chromebook Tab can access. Android chromebooks GAFE/Chromebooks tips google Chrome OS Google for Educators

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.

Educators See Positive Impact of Mobile Devices in K–12

EdTech Magazine

Educators See Positive Impact of Mobile Devices in K–12. A new report from national education nonprofit Project Tomorrow says adding mobile devices to the classroom provides students with equity, empowerment and a better understanding of complex concepts. The efficacy of mobile devices for education has been hotly debated from classrooms to Congress. MORE FROM EDTECH: Check out how K–12 schools should start to configure their networks in the age of mobile devices and IoT!

#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. The post #iste17 trends: Google, Touch Screen Chromebooks and More appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

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. Link ® to Chromebook’s USB port for data collection.

4 Ways Apps Help Users Get the Most Out of Chromebooks

EdTech Magazine

By Maureen Corlett Google-centric apps, in creative and active listening packages, prepare students for the future while keeping them flexible and mobile. Digital Workspace Mobile Application Management Mobile Apps

Six Great Apps for the ACER Chromebook Tab

EdTechTeam

Let’s explore the new Acer Chromebook Tab and some awesome apps to get the most out of your device. The new ACER Chromebook Tab works just like a Chromebook with access to the core Google for Education apps such as Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Drive. Here are six great apps for your Chromebook Tab: Google Expeditions. Android App) – The whole suite of Adobe Creative Cloud Mobile Apps run on the Tab. ACER Chromebook App Chromebooks

Some app substitutions for iPad apps to use on a Chromebook

Educational Technology Guy

Chromebooks - apps recommendations and substitutions Many “apps” made for iOS and Android aren’t meant to be used as apps on a Chromebook, anymore than they would be on a Mac or Windows device. Find more here: Google Apps and Chromebooks Web App Recommendations - a whole lot! chromebooks GAFE/Chromebooks tips Google for Educators Web Applications

Coding with Chromebooks

EdTechTeam

This is not a comprehensive list (for example we do some Minecraft Coding in the middle levels) but the criteria was that they have a free version and can be accessed with a Chromebook. It’s designed for mobile input and will work on an Android-enabled Chromebook. You do not need a tablet or mobile device to fly it. MIT App Inventor – If you’re looking for mobile app development, this is a great place to start.

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. Over the coming months, we’ll be working with a select group of Android developers to add more of your favorite apps so you’ll have a more seamless experience across your Android phone and Chromebook.

New tablets for Education - comparing the new Acer Chromebook Tab 10 and the new Apple iPad

Educational Technology Guy

Last week had two interesting announcements for EDU - a new iPad and the Acer Chromebook Tab 10 tablet. There have been a lot of different reactions from the two, but most reactions were very positive towards the Chromebook Tab and very "meh" to the new iPad. I've used iPads and Chromebooks, as well as managing them in the education space. Chromebooks, including the new Tab 10, are the easiest devices to deploy and manage.

Reflector2 - Wireless mirroring and streaming for iOS, Android and Chromebooks

Educational Technology Guy

Reflector2 is a wireless streaming product that works with iOS, Android and even Chromebooks that allows teachers and students to share their iPads, Android tablets and Chromebooks to the big screen wirelessly, from anywhere in the room. You can share your mobile device screens to a computer connected to a projector for a powerful presentation tool. Android chromebooks iOS presentation

Chromebooks dominate K-12 purchases

eSchool News

Latest quarter reveals that Chromebooks took 51 percent of K-12 market sales. Chromebook sales have surged in the U.S. In the report, the consulting firm notes that the increase in Chromebook sales “has coincided with the need for districts to implement online assessment,” and that Chromebooks’ ease-of-use and traditionally low prices have helped increase sales. [ 6 reasons Chromebooks are the device of the moment ].

Tips to Protect and Secure Chromebooks Off Campus

EdTech Magazine

Data Loss Prevention Data protection Encryption Firewalls Identity Management Mobile Security Network Access Control Remote Access Security Security Software SoftwareBy Wylie Wong One expert calls his experience with device management a ‘game changer.’.

Android Apps on Chromebooks

The Electric Educator

Early Access to Android for Chrome An early release of the Google Play Store for Chrome was expected to come to three devices in June: the Asus Flip, Acer R11, and Chromebook Pixel. Android on Chrome - First Look I have had an opportunity to test out some Android Apps on my Asus Flip Chromebook. I am super excited about having access to new tools that were previously unavailable on Chromebooks (e.g. Here are a few screenshots: Not all Chromebooks will support Android Apps.

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! chromebooks epson GAFE/Chromebooks tips multimedia projector wireless

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Video: When to choose iPads vs. Chromebooks

eSchool News

In the last few years iPads and Chromebooks have both seen astronomical growth in education becoming two of the most popular devices for classrooms and one-to-one programs. That’s basically the setup for this spirited debate by Jennifer Gibson, CEO of PD Learning Network and an iPad connoisseur and Rich Dixon, vice president of professional learning and a devoted Chromebook user. Two educators go head-to-head on which device is better for classrooms.

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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. 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.

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. See this link for full details on which Chromebooks will get this and when.

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. They are also working on a mobile app. chromebooks Google for Educators image editing photo editing pictures Web Applications PicMonkey is very easy to use. Simply upload or drag and drop a photo onto the site and edit away.

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. “The popularity of Chromebooks in the classroom offers a simple, secure, and manageable solution to enable technology-based learning,” said Gus Schmedlen, vice president of Worldwide Education, HP.

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

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

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.

Nonprofits, Schools Can Receive Free AT&T Wireless Internet Service, Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspots for At-Risk K-12 Students

eSchool News

Connected Nation (CN) is launch today an online application for the AT&T K-12 connected learning program, which is focused on closing the homework gap for at-risk students by providing free AT&T wireless internet service and mobile Wi-Fi hotspots to students nationwide.

6 reasons why Chromebooks are the device of the moment

eSchool News

What makes Chromebooks popular, and will they outlast their buzz? And by all accounts, Chromebooks are the device of the moment, with 2.5 Recently, I joined host Larry Jacobs and Google Certified Innovator and trainer Chris Scott for an episode of Education Talk Radio in which we talked through these issues at length and came up with a handful of reasons for the Chromebook’s trendsetting status. Chromebooks are the safe choice. [link].

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. For the past year, we’ve supported iPads with a dedicated iOS app for mobile recording and uploads. 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.

How to Make the Most of a Digital Curriculum

Kajeet

Digital Learning WiFi for Students ChromebooksThe American classroom isn’t what it used to be. In just a matter of years, digital learning and access to digital tools have revolutionized how students learn about the world.

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