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Who is Arey Jones?

Posted by Arey Jones on Jan 23, 2019 3:01:45 PM

The New Year is a time to look forward, make resolutions and leave old business behind. That’s not to say you forget your roots, your history. So who is Arey Jones? We have a long history that’s been weaved into technology and education for more than 100 years.

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Topics: Arey Jones, Educational Services, Educational Technology, LastPass

Our Favorite Tech Updates in 2018

Posted by Arey Jones on Dec 26, 2018 1:45:00 PM

The next few months will likely be spent looking forward at all the great tech and updates rolling out in 2019, that we wanted to take a breath and look at all the updates we loved in 2018.

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Topics: Educational Technology, Academic Technology, Technology In The Classroom

Introducing … The Lenovo Virtual Reality Classroom

Posted by Arey Jones on Jun 27, 2018 12:45:12 PM

Imagine being able to take your students on a field trip to the African jungle, the solar system and even back in time to the creation of planet Earth. It’s possible with the Lenovo Virtual Reality Classroom. 

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Topics: Arey Jones, Managing Technology, Classroom Technology, Educational Technology, Learning Styles, 21st Century School Technology, Academic Technology, Technology In The Classroom, Lenovo, Lenovo Virtual Reality Classroom, Virtual Reality, VR

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

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

Seek Mentors Out On Twitter

Posted by Arey Jones on May 17, 2018 3:36:28 PM

Twitter is more than tidbits of daily news and tweets about trending television. It is a great source to find like-minded people in your field and even a mentor.

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Topics: Classroom Technology, Educational Technology, Learning Styles, 21st Century School Technology, Paperless Communication, Online Learning, Microsoft Education, Mentorship, Google Education, Professional Development

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: Chromebooks, Apps In The Classroom, Educational Technology, Paperless Communication, Academic Technology, Technology In The United States, Apps For Education, Technology In The Classroom, Chromebooks In Schools, Google Classroom, Classroom Organization, Google, Paperless Classroom, GSuite, Google Suite, 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 Services, Managing Technology, Classroom Technology, Educational Technology, Technology In The Classroom, Chromebooks In Schools, Learn By Doing, SMART Goals, Paperless Classroom, GSuite, Google Suite, Microsoft Office

Tech Cleaning Tips From Your Grandmother

Posted by Arey Jones on Apr 12, 2018 3:52:36 PM

My grandmother fit every grandmother mold possible. Impeccable hair. Crisp aprons. Mouthwatering homemade bread on the counter. She ran a tight ship with even tighter hair. For Grandma, spring cleaning was as much a celebration as it was a chore (but then she always smiled most when she was working).

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Topics: Chromebooks, Managing Technology, Classroom Technology, Educational Technology, Learning Styles, 21st Century School Technology, Paperless Communication, Homework Online, Academic Technology, Technology In The Classroom, Classroom Organization, Paperless Classroom

7 Microsoft PowerPoint Tricks For Every Day This Week

Posted by Arey Jones on Apr 2, 2018 2:23:36 PM

As a staple of the Microsoft Office suite, PowerPoint often gets a bad rap, mostly because it’s associated with speeches, presentations, and seminars--and they aren’t always the most exciting events (to put it mildly). Since it’s estimated that PowerPoint is a key software on over one billion computers worldwide, it’s safe to say slide-based presentations aren’t going anywhere.

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Topics: Apps In The Classroom, Educational Technology, Academic Technology, Apps For Education, Technology In The Classroom, Windows 10 For The Classroom, Microsoft, Microsoft Apps, Microsoft Education, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Powerpoint

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