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Most Popular Devices of 2018

Posted by Arey Jones on Jan 16, 2019 3:30:00 PM

Chromebooks are at the forefront of edtech devices and for good reason. Need a device that’s sturdy enough to take what kids can dish out? Go for a Chromebook. Need something powerful enough to meet all your app and online needs? Grab a Chromebook. How about something that does all of the above, while still staying comfortably in budget? You got, Chromebook.

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Topics: Chromebooks, Chromebooks In Schools, Dell, Lenovo, HP

Follow These 7 Steps To Secure Your Chromebook

Posted by Arey Jones on Aug 22, 2018 3:28:31 PM

It is more common than ever to see Chromebooks dotting the desks, offices and libraries of schools around the country. These devices are changing the way students learn and teachers teach. Unfortunately, that also means there is a greater risk for Chromebooks to go missing, be accessed by unauthorized users or even stumble onto sketchy websites, so it’s essential to keep your Chromebook secure at all times and in all capacities. 

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Topics: Chromebooks In Schools, Chromebooks, Technology Security, Chromebook Security

Administrators: Here is your Summer Reading List

Posted by Arey Jones on Jul 27, 2018 2:02:37 PM

Whether you’re hitting the road this summer or just lounging by the pool, a great book can really enrich the experience. Why not make it one that puts you ahead of the game with education technology for the fall term? Wondering about Chromebooks, G Suite or Google Classroom? Brush up on your knowledge or even demystify a topic with a paperback. We’ve chosen a couple guides for mastering tech in the classroom that are a must-have on your summer reading list.

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Topics: Administrator Professional Development, Manager Professional Development, Productivity, Summer Professional Development, Teacher Professional Development, Teacher Coaching, Chromebooks, Chromebooks In Schools, Google Classroom, G Suite

How To Choose Your Next Chromebook

Posted by Arey Jones on Jul 16, 2018 3:21:24 PM

Google’s Chromebook is the laptop that is ultra-portable, is easy-to-use and keeps going with a long-life battery. It’s also in a class by itself because instead of running Windows or Mac OS it runs Google’s Chrome OS. Keep in mind that all Chromebooks are really designed to work when connected to the Internet. So if you’re looking for a school laptop that can run traditional offline programs, Office, Adobe, etc., the Chromebook is probably not your first choice.

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Topics: Chromebooks, Chromebooks In Schools, Google, Samsung, Dell

8 Podcasts Every EdTech Enthusiast Should Subscribe To

Posted by Arey Jones on Jun 4, 2018 8:30:24 AM

Podcasts are one of the best sources of information about educational technology available today. These digital audio files are like radio for the Internet. They can educate, inform and entertain us, but on our own time. Each podcast contains multiple episodes which can be downloaded onto our phones, laptops and other devices.

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Topics: Educational Technology, Podcasts, Microsoft, Chromebooks In Schools, Chromebooks, Google Education, Microsoft Education, Google

New Chromebooks For Education in 2018

Posted by Arey Jones on May 29, 2018 3:59:01 PM

Chromebooks are changing the way students learn. Today, more than 25 million teachers and students are using Chromebooks for education globally, 30 million teachers and students are using Google Classroom and 80 million are using G Suite for Education. Chromebooks allow educators to teach with touch screens, apps, 3D printers and even remotely if need be.

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Topics: Chromebooks In Schools, Chromebooks, Dell, Acer, ASUS, Lenovo, HP, Educational Services, Educational Technology

Top Chrome Extensions For The Google Classroom

Posted by Arey Jones on May 9, 2018 3:29:54 PM

Google Classroom has been instrumental in changing the way education looks today. It streamlines assignments, boosts collaboration and fosters seamless communication to help make teaching more productive. There’s also the advantage of being able to integrate hundreds of Chromebook apps and extensions that save teachers and students time and make it seamless to share information. Extensions enhance the browsing experience by tailoring Chrome’s functionality towards individual needs and preferences. 

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Topics: Google Suite, GSuite, Paperless Classroom, Google, Classroom Organization, Google Classroom, Chromebooks In Schools, Apps For Education, Technology In The Classroom, Technology In The United States, Academic Technology, Paperless Communication, Educational Technology, Apps In The Classroom, Chromebooks, Google Chrome

30 Educational Technology Tips in 30 Days

Posted by Arey Jones on Apr 25, 2018 4:41:06 PM

We all want to be more productive, rested, calm, collected, alert, and generally amazing. Here are 30 tech tips that can help you leave the month better than you found it.

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Topics: Chromebooks, Educational Technology, Educational Services, Google Suite, Microsoft Office, GSuite, Paperless Classroom, SMART Goals, Learn By Doing, Chromebooks In Schools, Technology In The Classroom, Classroom Technology, Managing Technology

Greener Pastures: The Dawn of the Paperless Classroom

Posted by Arey Jones on Mar 19, 2018 10:27:19 AM

I picked up my son’s backpack the other day, and the weight of it astounded me.

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Topics: Classroom Organization, Healthy Students, Chromebooks In Schools, Technology In The Classroom, 21st Century School Technology, Educational Technology, Classroom Technology, Chromebooks, Paperless Classroom

6 Tools in Google Docs To Help Write (and Grade) Term Papers

Posted by Arey Jones on Mar 5, 2018 11:48:08 AM

We’re in the throws of March Madness, and productivity across American businesses--and classrooms--is taking a nosedive. (Research shows that employers lose an estimated $4 billion in revenue due to the paid time lost in managing brackets, discussing team matchups, and watching games.)

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Topics: Google, Classroom Organization, Google Docs, Google Drive, Chromebooks In Schools, Apps For Education, Technology In The Classroom, Academic Technology, Google Classroom

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