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On The Chromebook: Touchpad Gestures

The touchpad has expanded the range of options that users can have access to in order to manipulate, navigate, and exert power over how they interact with the content on their screen. 356 more words

Google Apps

Resource Introduction: The Chromebook

Sure, it may seem a bit obvious, but do you know all there is to know about Chromebooks and how teachers and students use them in Sylvania Schools? 30 more words

Digital Resources

The EFF calls out Google for privacy issues in the EDU sector but the school districts need educated, too - Android Central

The author, who I make a point to read whenever he writes, is pointing fingers at Google for privacy issues (where have we heard this before?) in the education market, which they have Windows PC-like control of. 285 more words

Education

Leaked document spills the details of Microsoft's Chromebook alternative

Chromebooks are very quietly taking the computer world by storm. First, they came for the classrooms, using absurdly low per-device prices and Google’s free Office alternative to get into schools. 253 more words

Microsoft

Google's Chromebooks are still spying on grade school students

”Privacy advocates at the Electronic Frontier Foundation have again outlined how Google is successfully dumping millions of low-cost Chromebooks on U.S. schools, enabling the mass collection and storage of information on children without the consent of their parents or even the understanding of many school administrators,” Daniel Eran Dilger writes for AppleInsider. 354 more words

News

Does learning improve when every student gets a laptop?

Schools that provide each student with a laptop computer, as well as the appropriate support for both students and teachers, see significant improvement in academic achievement, a new paper indicates. 10 more words

Libraries

Inservice Training Workshop for English Class Teachers

Last Wednesday afternoon English Class teachers participated in an inservice training workshop. The workshop was divided into three parts: The first part was devoted to a discussion of means of fostering self-esteem in children, and particularly for children challenged with learning difficulties. 59 more words

Education In Pori, Finland