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Kathy Malsbenden

Transforming Classroom Pratices in a 1:1 Chromebook Environment - 17 views

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Elizabeth McCarthy

Why Schools Are Turning to Google Chromebooks | EdTech Magazine - 24 views

  • the Chromebook is a unique class of personal computer that combines the functionality of a traditional notebook computer with the convenience of a pure-cloud client in a device the size of a netbook.
  • "They're easy to set up: Just press 'control, alt, e,' and they're ready for a student," Millin says. "And they're easy to administer. There's no worry about students downloading viruses or unwanted software. Plus, the management console permits blacklisting sites or apps and enables pushing specific apps to specific devices."
  • "We found that the Chromebook's more reliable operation significantly reduced time lost in the classroom due to PC downtime, help desk calls and operating system maintenance,"
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  • As long as students have Google ­accounts, she says, "they can use a Chromebook, a lab PC or even the smartphone in their pocket."
  • Update Wi-Fi access. "Have sufficient bandwidth to keep your students from getting frustrated,"
  • Commit to Google Apps for Education.
  • Train teachers up front.
Maryann Angeroth

10 Google Chromebook tips, tricks and tweaks - Tech News and Analysis - 27 views

    "Along my Chromebook journey, I have found a number of little tips, tricks and tweaks that both improve and personalize the experience."
Liane St. Laurent

Use Chromebooks for Student Assessments - Chrome for Business and Education Help - 16 views

    How to set up chromebooks to securely deliver assessments.
Liane St. Laurent

Why Some Schools Are Selling All Their iPads - The Atlantic - 14 views

    "While nobody hated the iPad, by any means, the iPad was edged out by some key feedback, said Joel Handler, Hillsborough's director of technology. Students saw the iPad as a "fun" gaming environment, while the Chromebook was perceived as a place to "get to work.""
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