Category Archives: Chromebooks

Leyden Symposium 2014 Day 3

Today at day 3 of the Leyden Symposium I decided to attend the Google Apps is the Key session led by Mikkel Storaasil since I enjoyed it so much last year. Mikkel asked us to tell him on TodaysMeet what … Continue reading

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ICE Conference – Day 3 – I Commit

The New Orleans Ballroom at the ICE Conference 2014 had the atmosphere of a revival when I walked in on Friday. There she was, up on the stage, yes, Tammy Lind! Although people were already packed in like sardines, my … Continue reading

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ICE App Workshop / My Day 1

Full day workshops are $165.00 at the ICE (Illinois Computing Educators) Conference. The App Creation for Teachers session, led by Jim Shese, covered exploring free and low cost app building sites such as Appypie and iBuildapp and it was fun … Continue reading

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Google Hangouts: Liquor Stores, Starbucks, and Toy Guns

I have seen Jennie Magiera (@MsMagiera) speak on a few occasions and she is always vivacious. Her charismatic personality and her love for all students everywhere shines through. One of the things she spoke about during her keynote speech at … Continue reading

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Online Video Converter for Chrome

I just downloaded Online Video Converter, a Chrome extension that I think is going to come in handy. It converts formats to MP4 as well as to other formats. Sound can be extracted from video too. If you are using Chromebooks … Continue reading

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When You Don’t See Your Extension Icons in Chrome

Yesterday I wrote a post about using the Black Menu Extension for Chrome. Today I had a question at work from someone who had to use the Extensions Drop Down menu to see their extensions. In case anyone else out there could not … Continue reading

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Black Menu for Google

Are you longing for the Google black bar along the top that Google removed a week or so ago? Then pop over to the Chrome Store and download the Black Menu for Google extension.

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Chromebook or iPad-Which Do I Prefer?

At the recent #edcampchicago I was sitting next to a new friend who had brought both her iPad and her Chromebook with her. She preferred her iPad but knew the battery would not last the entire day. I had faced … Continue reading

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Chromebook Initiative Is A Community Affair

A major takeaway from one of the sessions at #edcampchicago last Saturday was the importance of involving the surrounding community when starting a one-to-one initiative. 

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Your Google Site Looks Different on a Chromebook Than on Your Desktop

Many schools are getting ready for a one-to-one student Chromebook initiative, however most teachers use a laptop or desktop to prepare their work. If you are using Google sites with your students, be sure to look at all the webpages … Continue reading

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