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The Power of Words and Teamwork

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Earlier this year, I volunteered my class to present at our school’s monthly Parent Council Meeting. Students were loving the few Chromebooks we had, and we hoped we might be able to sway the decisions being made about fundraising money to purchase enough for a class set.   829 more words



I loved the authenticity of this assignment. When the assignment was introduced I immediately thought about TPACK and what tool would best fit the needs of my students and environment. 92 more words

HP Chromebook 14 Review

For the last week I’ve been playing around with this HP Chromebook 14 (which explains all the posts since last Monday). I actually purchased this for my mother, but she’s yet to give up using her old HP Pavillion laptop, which is prone to good ol’ overheating and a battery that kicked the bucket last year. 409 more words


Google previews new Chrome OS design

Today, Google previewed a whole new redesign of Chrome OS. It takes cues from the newly announced Android L’s recents menu. Keep in mind that this is a first draft so a lot is subject to change. 29 more words


With 1M Sold In The Last Quarter, Google's Chromebooks Are A Hit With Schools

During its earnings call this week, Google announced that it — and its partners — sold a million Chromebooks to schools in the last quarter. Overall PC sales worldwide were about… 513 more words


The only meaningful advantage Chromebooks have over Windows laptops is price

The narrative is that Chromebooks are disrupting Windows PCs.  Forbes: “Here’s why Microsoft is worried about Google Chromebooks.” The Verge: “The Chromebook is just a better device.”  860 more words


Google for Education moves over 1 million Chromebooks during Q2 of 2014

Today, Google’s Senior Director of Global Enterprise Marketing, Chris Farinacci, announced that the search giant moved over 1 million Chromebooks through its Google for Education program during Q2 of 2014. 142 more words