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Acer Chrometab: Chromebook + Tablet

Teacher Tech

Acer Tablet AND Chromebook Acer just came out with a new Chromebook… that is a 10″ tablet. This is not an android tablet, it is a Chromebook. However, Chromebooks can run Android apps so it is an Android tablet. The post Acer Chrometab: Chromebook + Tablet appeared first on Teacher Tech. Android Chromebook Chrometab Google Tablet Acer chromebook google

6 Benefits of an Android Tablet

Tom Murray

With such metrics and a myriad of innovative upgrades on the Android platform, the market seems to be shifting towards Chromebooks and Android tablets for what I believe to be aA recent article in Fortune entitled, “Ultra cheap Chromebooks are killing it this year”, highlights the explosive growth of mobile devices in schools, and specifically relays how 72% of Chromebooks sales were to schools. In the overall market, in 2014, Chromebooks outpaced Apple’s iPad in school related purchases.

My Tablet Charging Station: Aleratec

Teacher Tech

Optional tablet stands are available […]. Blog Entries Tablet android IPad tablet Tweet I have been using the Aleratec charging station for almost a year. This has been a great tool for charging all of my devices. What is nice is that it is a small box that can be placed anywhere. I love how non bulky the Aleratec is yet still incredibly powerful.

Wacom Intuos added to Chrome OS compatible tablet lineup

eSchool News

Chromebook users, especially students and beginning creatives, have more options to start creating digitally, using a Wacom pen tablet with a growing number of drawing, painting and photo editing applications that work flawlessly on Chromebook.

Analog Meets Digital: Which Wacom Tablet is Best for You?

techieMusings

For years now, I have been relying on my Wacom tablet to give me the best of both worlds. I use a Wacom tablet in my teaching (to create flipped math lessons , for in-class instruction, to create answer keys, etc) and in my personal life (to plan, take notes, brainstorm, etc).

Livestream with Scott Nunes & Stacey Roshan: Using @Canva’s New Draw Tools with a @Wacom Tablet #edtech @MrNunesteach

techieMusings

I had the pleasure to join Scott Nunes for a Livestream event to share the power of the all new Draw mode in Canva paired with a Wacom tablet. I, of course, shared some math examples along with suggestions for getting started with a Wacom tablet and the advantages of using it.

4 Ways to Leverage Tablets Beyond the Classroom

Tom Murray

Routers on school buses to bring wifi to the poorest parts of the community. District wifi maps indicating free business hotspots throughout the community. Wifi kiosks in low income housing. With the explosion of digital learning over the past decade, school districts are starting to tackle access and connectivity issues, as well as providing anytime, anywhere learning experiences for kids. In today’s digital, interconnected world, it’s imperative that schools view learning as something that

The Power of the iPad: Using Tablet Tech to Improve Student Performance

Battelle for Kids

Integrating iPad tablets into the classroom is becoming commonplace in schools all across the country. Statistics show that from as early as kindergarten all the way up to medical school , utilizing iPads for coursework and lessons make students more efficient learners. P21 Blog

Innovative Tablet and Headphone Charging Station

eSchool News

The Tablet and Headphone Charging Station uses easy-to-clean, high-quality 8.9”x11.5” The tablets, iPads or phones store and charge directly on top of each tote bin cover. The Tablet and Headphone Charging Station is available to order immediately with stations shipping in early August.

TabPilot Tablet Manager

techlearning

TabPilot Tablet Manager is a combination mobile device management (MDM) and classroom management system for iOS and Android. Techlearning Resources

ASUS Chromebook Tablet CT100 for Education

techlearning

The CT100 may become a viable option for those planning to buy an inexpensive Android tablet

The Features And Benefits Of The XP-Pen Drawing Tablet In The Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

This post is sponsored by XP-Pen , manufacturers of a range of drawing tablets for artists, students, and other creative professionals. The Features And Benefits Of The XP-Pen Drawing Tablet In The Classroom. One such company is XP-Pen and their series of tablets.

MobyMax: Tablet + help differentiating instruction

iLearn Technology

What it is: MobyMax is more than just a tablet, it is a complete system that helps you identify areas of strength and weakness that your students might have through placement testing, progress monitoring, assessments, and IEP reporting; has practice for kindergarten through eighth grade mathematics, fact fluency, number sense, reading, language, literature skills, informational skills, writing, vocabulary, and state test prep. The MobyMax tablet is $69!!

[Avoiding The Health Hazards Of Tablet Use]

TeachThought - Learn better.

The post [Avoiding The Health Hazards Of Tablet Use] appeared first on TeachThought. We’ve been hearing for years how smartphone technology causes (insert scary sounding ailment here). The same with living under power lines, standing too close to the microwave, and eating lead paint. The long-term impact of such phenomena are unclear, but what is absolutely certain is that ergonomics matter. Neck strain, carpal tunnel syndrome, lower back […].

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. Price - $329 for the Tab 10 includes the stylus, which docks into the tablet and does not need charging. Apps Chromebook Tab 10 has G Suite, Chrome Apps and Android apps, as well as a full desktop browser for true web surfing (and still supports Flash) iPad - iOS apps and a mobile browser Acer Chromebook Tab 10 - the first Chrome OS tablet is here, and it's great!

Beyond Screen Limited Showcases Tablet Coding Pack

techlearning

Beyond Tablet Coding Pack provides a platform for young children to create and execute code with physical manipulatives

LIVE: Windows Surface Tablets Provide a Great Alternative to Desktop Computing | @Microsoft_EDU

TeacherCast

This year at ISTE I had the privilege of sitting down with members of the Microsoft Surface team to learn why the new Surface 3 is the best Laptop/Tablet solution on the market. The Surface tablet lies somewhere in-between your iPad and your Laptop. Learn about the Surface 3 Tablet. ISTE iste Laptop microsoft Microsoft Education Tablet

Microsoft Surface - Windows 8 Tablet/PC - announced

Educational Technology Guy

Microsoft has just announced the Microsoft Surface , which is a Windows 8 tablet, measuring 10.6 So, is it just another tablet? The keyboard built into the cover is also a nice touch and makes typing much easier on the tablet. Microsoft tablet in and 1.5 pounds. Not quite.

Create Instructional Videos & More with @Canva’s Draw & Record Tools Paired with a @Wacom Tablet, @PearDeck, & @Flipgrid #edtech #CanvaForEducation

techieMusings

How to Create Instructional Videos with Drawing Tablets and Canva for Education This article highlights how I’ve paired the new draw tool to hand write with the record option in Canva to create instructional videos without having to leave the app.

Big Educational Laptop and Tablet Projects - Ten Countries to Learn From

Battelle for Kids

Recent headlines from places as diverse as Kenya and California are just two announcements among many which highlight the increasing speed and scale by which portable computing devices (laptops, tablets) are being rolled out in school systems all over the world.

Acer Invites Schools to Participate in Chrome Tablet Seed Program

techlearning

K-12 schools can test Acer's tablet running Chrome OS, with no obligation to purchase

ALMA SOLVES PROBLEMS YOU DIDN’T KNOW YOU HAD (Like Smartphones and Tablets Did)

Tom Murray

You may have seen my friend, Eric Sheninger's recent post, "Finally, an SIS Worth Switching For". Eric and I are both on Alma's Advisory Board and like him, I'm excited about this platform. As an SIS, it's the best-in-class. Schedule a demo and you'll see how much thought and attention went into designing the interface. Alma gives users an experience that'll make teachers, administrators, students, and parents excited. But let's be honest—the way an app looks doesn't always

Put to The Test: Chrome-Plated Tablet

techlearning

Acer Chromebook Tab 10

Why You Shouldn’t Babysit Kids with Tablets! (And What to Do Instead)

The CoolCatTeacher

Advice about Tablets and Young Children: What Works and Warnings from an Expert. Young children engrossed in tablet devices. Today’s guest helps us with balancing the physical world and the virtual tablet-based world many young children inhabit. While you’re on Tiggly’s site, check out the Bonus Segment, Avoiding the Biggest Mistake We Make with Kids and Tablets by today’s guest, Diane Levin.

Top picks for the best 2-in-1 laptop tablets

eSchool News

Why choose between a laptop and a tablet when you can have both? Check out this great list of nine of the best for 2019. Check out this list for a breakdown of the best options out there today. Featured on eSchool News

Amplify Reported to Be Dropping School Tablet Business

Marketplace K-12

BloombergBusiness reports that Amplify, which launched tablets for K-12 in 2013, will abandon the hardware business. The company counters that it is "still fulfilling orders" for tablets. Ed-tech SXSW amplify chromebook edtech iste sxswedu tablet

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

Marketplace K-12

Seventy-eight percent of elementary school students say they regularly use a tablet, up from 66 percent a year ago, according a survey released by Pearson and conducted by the Harris Poll. Apps Chromebooks Ed-tech Gaming Innovation Online Learning mobile devices edtech mobiledevices poll tablets

Tablets: The correct prescription

Learning with 'e's

A total of 27 quantitative studies on the use of tablets in schools dating from 2010 were analysed and the major finding was that the tools are most effective when used in student centred learning, rather than within teacher controlled environments (Tamim et al, 2015a). As with any learning resources, it's not what they are, but how tablets are used that is important. 2015a) Tablets for Teaching and Learning: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

iPad/Tablet Document Camera Stand Version 2

Learning in Hand

The stand is heavy, but that''s a good thing because you don''t want it falling over while it''s holding your precious tablet. That clamp also adjusts to fit an iPad mini or an Android tablet. This is a big improvement over the original Justand because relying on your tablet''s digital zoom makes for a blurry picture. I think the Justand V2 is the best tablet document camera stand around. Belkin Tablet Stage $200. iPad & Tablet Cobra Clamp $60.

Unique Tablet Cases for Educators

Kathy Schrock

I requested items that would fit my iPad Pro 9.7" (which is the same size as the iPad Air 2), but many of these products are available in sizes to fit other tablets, too. Cooper K2000 Universal Bluetooth Keyboard Dock for Tablets and Phones Having a keyboard that will work with any device with Bluetooth is a great addition to an educator's technology bag! The Cooper K2000 Universal Bluetooth Keyboard will work with any tablet from 5" to 12". tablets. tablets.

Chrome Can: Chrome-based Tablet for the Classroom

Dr. Shannon Doak

This tablet is a ChromeOS based tablet. I was excited to trial a Chrome-based tablet to see how it measured up to the iPad. First, I have enjoyed learning the user interface of ChromeOS in tablet mode. It works very much like other tablets. There are a few things I think this tablet does better than the iPad. If you are looking for a tablet, in the classroom, the Tx1 might just be the tablet for you.

How I Use @PearDeck with a @Wacom Tablet for Instruction & Active Participation for Every Student #TechWithHeart #edtech

techieMusings

This session will highlight how to leverage Pear Deck with a Wacom tablet to: (1) provide a platform for all students to contribute and feel safe in sharing; (2) encourage peer-to-peer learning; and (3) reflect on prior work using Takeaways.

Tablets and the Classroom

Saving Socrates

Over the past few years, Ipads and other tablets have been advertised as great educational tools in the classroom. This is why: 1) most tablets do not come with a standard computer size keyboard. Most keyboards that work with tablets are in fact much smaller and do not lend themselves to proper typing for long term use. In addition, note taking itself is a burdensome task on a tablet. It is for these reasons, that I veto purchasing tablets for schools en masse.

What We Know About Tablets and How Your Child Learns to Read

Digital Promise

A recent US survey commissioned by the children’s books publisher Scholastic found that 65% of 6-11 year olds prefer to read print books even when e-books are available on tablets. In the UK, a National Literacy Survey found that children who read stories both on tablets and in print are more likely to have above-average vocabulary than those who read in printed books alone. The post What We Know About Tablets and How Your Child Learns to Read appeared first on Digital Promise.

Chromebooks vs iPads vs Surface Tablets – How Do We Select The Best EdTech For Our Students?

TeacherCast

On this weeks episode of the TechEducator Podcast we offer the great device debate: "Chromebooks vs iPads vs Surface Tablets." On this weeks episode of the TechEducator Podcast we offer the great device debate: "Chromebooks vs iPads vs Surface Tablets." TechEducator Podcast Chromebooks iPad Surface TabletsJoin us as we discuss the ups and downs of each of our favorite devices.

Research shows lower test scores for fourth graders who use tablets in schools

The Hechinger Report

A Reboot Foundation report finds a negative tie between the use of tablets in school and fourth-grade reading scores. For younger school children, the study found a negative tie between the use of tablets in school and fourth-grade reading scores. Fourth-grade students who reported using tablets in “all or almost all” classes scored 14 points lower on the reading portion of a test administered by the federal government than students who reported “never” using classroom tablets.

Google Kids Space, a new kids mode on select Android tablets that features apps, books and videos for your kids to explore, learn and have fun

Educational Technology Guy

Google just announced Google Kids Space , a new kids mode on select Android tablets that features apps, books and videos for your kids to explore, learn and have fun. They started with Family Link (which I use with my daughter's Android tablet).

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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. Chrome and Android all in one! And don't forget about all of the Chrome Apps, Extensions and full websites Chromebooks and the Chromebook Tab can access.