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

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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?

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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.

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3 Powerful Video Editing Tools for Students Using Chromebooks

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

In our last post about Chromebooks we reviewed tools and apps that students and teachers can use on their Chrombook to engage in creative activities involving sketching and drawing. Chromebook video editing apps

K-12 Demand for Mobile Devices ‘Skyrocketing’ Due to COVID-19 Remote Learning

Marketplace K-12

The K-12 mobile device market is booming. A new report from market research firm FutureSource Consulting forecasts that shipments of laptops, tablets and Chromebooks to the U.S. Marketplace K-12 1-to-1/1:1 Computing chromebooks iPads Laptops Mobile Devices

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.

Chromebook Accessibility Features- New and Recent Updates for Teachers and Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

On the occasion of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Google introduced new and recent updates regarding Chromebooks built-in accessibility features. Accessibility tools Chromebook accessibility features Special education tools

Two Important Text to Speech Features for Chromebook Users

Educators Technology

In today's post we will dive in Chromebook accessibility features and share with you this handy text to speech tip we discovered through a tweet from Google for Education. Chromebook tips text to speech tools

Reading QR Codes Inside Your Chromebook Camera

Adam Watson Edtech Elixirs

Of course, Chromebooks are the ubiquitous device in many classrooms, not mobile phones. Clicking this button creates a target box for you to aim at the QR Code, and the Chromebook takes you from there. chromebook QR codesFirstly, a milestone announcement.

Popular Chromebook Keyboard Shortcuts for Teachers and Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Instead of software programs found on regular computers, Chromebooks make use of web apps providing users with much more flexibility.read more. Chromebook tipsChrombooks are versatile tools with huge educational potential.

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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Apps for Drawing and Sketching on Chromebooks

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Below is a collection of good applications students can use on Chromebooks to engage in creative tasks involving drawing, sketching, and painting. The applications are simple and easy to use. They.read more

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.

Infinite Painter- A Chromebook App That Helps Students Create Realistic Paintings

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Infinite Painter is a Chromebook app that allows students to create expressive artwork and engage in design creation activities in and outside class. Chromebook apps iPad Sketching apps Painting apps

Minecraft Education Is Now Available for Chromebook Users

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Minecraft: Education Edition is now officially available for Chromebook educators. If you use Chromebooks in your instruction you and your students will now be able to access all the features.read more. 2020 Chromebook resources

Important Chromebook Shortcuts for Teachers and Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Instead of software programs found on regular computers, Chromebooks make use of web apps providing users with much more flexibility.read moreChrombooks are versatile tools with huge educational potential.

4 Great Chromebook Apps for Sketching and Drawing

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Below is a collection of good applications students can use on Chromebooks to engage in creative tasks involving drawing, sketching, and painting. Chromebook sketching apps

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.

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

Educational Chromebook Apps for Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Below is another collection of Chromebook tools curated specifically for those of you using Chromebooks in their instruction. This list, which is partly based on a similar collection in.read more

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.

7 Powerful Chromebook Typing Apps for Teaching and Learning Touch Typing

Educators Technology

Below is a collection of some good tools to help students using Chromebook learn typing. These Chromebook typing apps are compatible with Chrome and some of them are also available as Chrome extensions.

A Must Have Audio Recording App for Teachers and Students Using Chromebooks

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Chromebook audio appsFew days ago we covered some of the best web tools and Android apps for recording audio, lists that we curated specifically for teachers, educators and students. Today we are adding another.read more.

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

New- Chromebooks Will Soon Offer An Integrated Screen Recording Feature

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Chromebook resourcesAs remote teaching and distant education are becoming the norm in many places around the world, the need for more reliable technology to accompany this transformation becomes even more pertinent.read more.

Chromebook Video Editing Tools for Teachers and Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

In our last post about Chromebooks we reviewed tools and apps that students and teachers can use on their Chrombook to engage in creative activities involving sketching and drawing.

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.

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

Chromebook's Select to Speak Reads Aloud Selected Text

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

In today's post we will dive in Chromebook accessibility features and share with you this handy text to speech tip we discovered through a tweet from Google for Education.

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.

Helpful Chromebook Resources for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Below is a chart we created specifically for teachers using Chromebooks in their teaching. It features resources we have curated from Chromebook Help and covers almost everything teachers need.read more

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

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.

Chromebook Accessibility Features to Help Kids with Special Needs in Their Distance Learning

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

2020 Chromebook tips Distance learningWith the current school closures, online education is becoming the norm, and in some places it probably will stay so at least for the foreseeable future. With this new reality there emerged a number.read more.

Educational Chromebook Apps for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

For those of you using Chromebooks in their instruction here is a collection of some good applications to try out with your students. These are tools that will enable you to: create timelines, design.read more

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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Helpful Chromebook Guidelines for Teachers and Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

If you are using or planning to use Chromebooks in your teaching, the chart below is a resource you should definitely keep handy. This is a collection of useful guidelines to help you make the best.read more

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.

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.

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.

New Accessibility Features for Students and Teachers Using Chromebooks

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

After the new Google Meet updates, Google introduced new features in Chromebooks, ones that will definitely enhance the overall usability and accessibility of the device. Starting with the new.read more