Managing Smartphone Distractions in the Classroom

Laptops, Chromebooks, iPads, and even cell phones are providing students with opportunities to access the internet for researching, communicating and social learning. The post Managing Smartphone Distractions in the Classroom appeared first on edWeb.

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

Students' Tablet, Smartphone Usage Climbs, With Strong Appetite for Apps

Marketplace K-12

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


When the Acer Spin transitions into a tablet, it has a second “world-facing” camera on the keyboard side, so your students can hold their device like they would a smartphone or iPad, and watch their video capture on the screen as they record. . The post Chromebook or Tablet for the Classroom?

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 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. The Chromebook allows you to multi-task easily.

5 Home and Smart Phone Filtering Options for Parents

The CoolCatTeacher

Children with smartphones have unfiltered access to the Internet unless their parents make a decision to filter. Why Do Students Need Protection on their SmartPhones?

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10 Ways to Personalize Learning for Students

The CoolCatTeacher

All those pictures on your smartphone’s camera roll just get lost.). Google Keep : If you’re a Google school or have a Chromebook, this might be for you. Your Smartphone. Your smartphone should be your personal secretary.

Chrome Can: QR Codes

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

Every smartphone has apps which make scanning QR Codes a breeze, in fact scanning QR Codes has become so commonplace that scanners are now built into almost all phones. There are also several applications available on the various app stores for smartphones and tablets.

Chrome Can: Integration with Android Phones

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

If you have a Chromebook and an Android phone many of these great features are also available! Unlocking your Chromebook with your Android phone. To unlock your Chromebook with your Android phone you need to set a few things up. How to setup phone unlock on your Chromebook.

Chrome Can: Building Virtual Worlds

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

I have already discussed how Chromebooks are useful tools for STEM projects , editing photos and creating great designs but what about Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR)? ” Since CoSpaces Edu is a web application the students can use it to create using their Chromebooks.

Technology I use on a Daily Basis - 2016 Version

Educational Technology Guy

If I am traveling, I only bring my smartphone and my Acer Flip Chromebook and am able to do everything I need to with them. I have Citrix for my Chromebook so I can remote in to our system and access everything I need, including a Windows desktop.

Technology I use on a Daily Basis - 2015 Version

Educational Technology Guy

My personal smartphone is an HTC One M7 running Android. I chose not to get a work smartphone so I didn't have to carry two devices around all day. My travel device, and sometimes home use, is my Acer C720 Chromebook. chromebooks daily technology Evernote Google for Educators

My most used/favorite Apps and how I use them

Educational Technology Guy

Hardware- HTC One Android Smartphone, Nexus 7 tablet, Chromebook -- access every app and piece of data on any of my devices, anywhere. My smartphone comes with me everywhere. I use my tablet for browsing social media and watching Netflix and my Chromebook is my main work horse. Android chromebooks email Evernote feedly google google applications Google Chrome google classroom google drive Google for Educators google+ inbox pocket social media techlearning twitter

Wireless sensors help students connect with science

eSchool News

PASCO Scientific has introduced a line of wireless sensors that are compatible with multiple technology platforms, including Windows, Mac, iPad and iPhone, Android tablets and phones, and Chromebooks. PASCO’s wireless science sensors are compatible across all operating system platforms.

Google I/O 2018 - big announcements from the opening keynote - very cool stuff!

Educational Technology Guy

Helping Small Businesses get discovered daily posts on events or offers from favorite places mapping the world (15 years old) Camera in smartphones [link] AI and computer vision use camera to answer questions - where am I going, what's that in front of me? 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.

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New Global Survey Offers Snapshot of Technology in the Classroom in 2019

EdTech Magazine

Forty-two percent use smartphones, 33 percent use interactive whiteboards and 20 percent use tablets. Use of desktops, notebooks and tablets (think Asus Chromebook and Acer Chromebook Tab 10 ) frequently support the ongoing trend of gamification in education, the report states. .

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My Favorite and Most Used Tech, Apps and Extensions

Educational Technology Guy

The rest of the files I need to use that are not in Evernote or Google Drive are setup in my Dropbox so that they are synced on my home and school computers and my smartphone. Android Smartphone - with my Android Smartphone, I can access all of my materials and resources, all of the apps and resources listed above and even control my computer with SplasthTop Remote. Android apps for education chrome browser chromebooks free resources google Google for Educators

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What happened at Google I/O 2017?

The Electric Educator

During the 2016 I/O conference we learned about Google Home, Android Apps for Chromebooks, and Google's VR initiatives. Chromebooks Interestingly, the only mention of Chromebooks came during the portion of the keynote dedicated to Android. chromebook google Virtual Reality

IT Products, Solutions, & Services to Empower Growth

eSchool News

Founded in 1987, PCMG has been on the front line of the technological revolution before smartphones, local area networks, or even the Internet. Best Practices for Chromebook Adoption

Ed Tech Guy - Most read posts for the last week

Educational Technology Guy

Good morning! So, yesterday was the first day of Spring and we got snow in CT. Oh well, at least it''s the weekend! Here are this weeks most read posts.

The Ultimate Teacher Gift Guide 2017

Shake Up Learning

DYMO MobileLabeler Label Maker with Bluetooth Smartphone Connectivity. . Samsung Chromebook Pro. Chromebooks gadgets gifts Google Virtual Reality Wearable Technology christmas gifts gift guide holiday gifts

Gen Z: Growing and Learning with Mobile (Infographic)

Educational Technology Guy

Mobile technology is huge - smartphones, tablets, laptops, Chromebooks - and provides some great learning opportunities.

9 Must-have Tools for Ed Conferences

Ask a Tech Teacher

Bring the latest version of Google Maps on your smartphone or iPad, complete with audio directions. iPad, Chromebook, Laptop, Netbook, or Smartphone. Instead, bring a Chromebook, netbook, tablet PC, iPad, or Smartphone.

4 Inexpensive (or Free) Google Apps That Help Students Collaborate

The Web20Classroom

All are supported on smartphones , tablets and Chromebooks. This post is sponsored by Samsung Business. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Bringing technology into the classroom can feel like an uphill battle.

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Subscriber Special: April

Ask a Tech Teacher

A School License is a multi-user PDF of most books (or videos where available) we offer–textbooks, curricula, lesson plans, student workbooks, and more–that can be used on every digital device in your school–iPads, Macs, PCs, Chromebooks, laptops, netbooks, smartphones, iPods.

7 Must-have Tools for Ed Conferences

Ask a Tech Teacher

Install Waze on your smartphone or iPad (here’s my review of Waze ). iPad, Chromebook, or Laptop, or Netbook. Instead, bring a Chromebook, netbook, tablet PC, or iPad. Many of these can be used on an iPhone, smartphone, or iPad.

Hangouts Checklist

Hansen's Link to Tech

Restart If you are using a mobile device (laptop,Chromebook, tablet, smartphone) you probably are on the move often during the day. App, Extension, or Google+ You can get to Hangouts directly through Google + , Chrome App , Chrome Extension on a computer/laptop/Chromebook or Google Play , iOS App Store on a tablet/phone. If you are using a computer/laptop/Chromebook make sure you are not running all 3 at the same time.

LIVE: Learn How To Manage Your School Districts Hardware Solutions using @ImperoSoftware


With today’s students using Chromebooks, Smartphones, laptops, tablets and, even desktop computers, the newest version of Impero Software will provide a solution for managing all of those devices in the classroom. About Impero.

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How to Teach Mouse Skills to Pre-Keyboarders

Ask a Tech Teacher

Many students enter kindergarten with a basic knowledge of digital devices like iPads and smartphones, but this rarely includes the use of a mouse. Good basic drawing program with lots of colors and tools; great for Chromebooks.

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Paper vs Digital Notetaking for Students

Educational Technology Guy

I''m 99% paperless (the other 1% is out of my control) and take my notes digitally, for the most part, on my Chromebook or Smartphone. I do use a Livescribe pen and notebook sometimes too and I know a lot of people prefer paper notes and planners.

Tomorrow, 3/31, is World Backup Day - make sure your data is backed up and safe

Educational Technology Guy

They also allow me to access my files from any computer, or even smartphone, via the web (and smartphone apps).There 100GB of free storage comes with Chromebooks and other products. I have Google Drive app on my laptop and smartphone and it backs up and syncs all of my files.

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Evernote gets lots of upgrades and new features

Educational Technology Guy

Now, the Android app can do the same thing using your smartphone camera. Evernote , my go to app for notes, materials, project management, and so much more, has gotten some great new updates recently.

Technology I'm using daily as a School District CIO

Educational Technology Guy

I use Evernote to take notes in meetings also, either with my smartphone , Chromebook or laptop, or using my Livescribe Sky pen to take handwritten notes (I''m faster that way) and have them synced directly to Evernote.

It's World Backup Day - make sure your data is backed up

Educational Technology Guy

They also allow me to access my files from any computer, or even smartphone, via the web (and smartphone apps).There Imagine being able to access all of your files on your smartphone! 100GB of free storage comes with Chromebooks and other products.

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Texas district launches connected school buses

eSchool News

Smartphones, wearable technology, always-on mobile devices–now, school buses are following suit, offering wi-fi connectivity and real-time monitoring to extend learning and create safe environments.

Do I own too many gadgets? Nah!

Educational Technology Guy

Android Smartphone - I use it every day for everything from email, to web browsing, Evernote , calendar, phone calls, Netflix, Kindle, accessing files, and much more. Love the 7" form factor - bigger screen than smartphone, but easier to hold than a full size tablet. Chromebook - I have a CR-48 Chromebook that I use as a lightweight laptop. I also use it to test out apps for our district''s Chromebook initiative.

Google Cloud Print - great tool with great features

Educational Technology Guy

Google Cloud Print connects your printers to the web, allowing you to print from any device (smartphone, tablet, Chrome device , PC, or other web-connected devices) without any cables. Google Cloud Print is a very cool, useful service Google has.

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Evernote releases some great new features

Educational Technology Guy

I use it on all my devices: desktop, smartphone, Nexus 7, Livescribe pen, and ScanSnap scanner and Chromebook and it is an indispensable app. Evernote is my go to app. In fact, in my position as CIO, I use two apps for 90% of my work - Outlook for email and calendar and Evernote for all my notes, project planning and more. I keep meeting notes, project management, reference files, clip websites and even save emails with Evernote clipper for Outlook.

Meeting Organization with Evernote

Educational Technology Guy

I can take notes on my smartphone, tablet, or laptop or Chromebook and access all meeting info. Meetings, meetings, meetings. They are a necessary evil. But, you can make them more organized and productive by being organized yourself. I use Evernote as my main work (and personal) tool. For meetings, it is indispensable. Here''s how: I clip the meeting/appointment slot from Outlook into Evernote. This has the invitees/attendees, agenda, topic, time and date, etc.