I Used A Google Chromebook For 30 Days, This Is What Happened

I Used A Google Chromebook For 30 Days, This Is What Happened

Jumping between several locations throughout my day, this was one that should have been a no-brainer (i.e. I should have figured it out years ago). When you’re generating content in Google, and you sign in to Google on all of your other machines, said content is wherever you are. There’s no rewriting an article because your original draft is trapped in a local draft on a laptop at home, unsaved. There’s no wondering where you stored the research for an article or where you jotted down notes. Buy in to the Google Suite ecosystem and you’ve got everything you need. Well, maybe “buy in” is a bit of a misnomer because…

I Used A Google Chromebook For 30 Days, This Is What Happened

The Original Article appeared 9/1/2017.

100 Chromebook Tips

100 Chromebook Tips

Google’s Chrome OS has evolved into a robust operating system with a niche focus. I have been using Chromebooks for a while now, from the “glorified web browser” days to the current all powerful Play Store time. This page is my collection of Chromebook tips. I regularly update this list, adding new tips as they are added to Chrome OS. If you are a new Chromebook user, this is the perfect place to start!

Chromebook Tips, Tricks and Timesavers

100 Chromebook Tips

This Original Article appeared in 2013. However many of the Tips are still valid.

Create Podcasts With Your Students On Chromebooks With These Two Free Applications

Create Podcasts With Your Students On Chromebooks With These Two Free Applications

One of the questions that I get asked more often than just about any is, “How can I record a podcast using my Chromebook?” There are many limitations to Chromebooks when it comes to recording audio and video. This is mostly due to the fact that there is no hard drive to store and convert the large media files. Where there are a few great applications for recording audio as referenced here in a recent post from Richard Byrne and Free Tech for Teachers, I wanted to showcase how two of these can be used to create not just audio recordings, but actual podcasts that can be subscribed to by your school community.

Create Podcasts With Your Students On Chromebooks With These Two Free Applications

Original Article appeared 12/31/2016

3Reasons Why a Chromebook is for you

3 Reasons A Chromebook Might Be The Laptop For You, And 1 Reason Why It Might Not Be

I get this question a lot: “Is a Chromebook right for me?” To a majority of the people that ask, the response is a resounding yes. But why? The answer is actually quite simple and it starts with, not surprisingly, Google. Do you use Google apps? Google Mail, Drive, Calendar, and the many other apps to be found. If that is your office suite of choice, you’re in luck, as a Chromebook will be your best friend.

3Reasons Why a Chromebook is for you

The Original Article appeared 8/25/2017

The Art of Learning to use a Chromebook Presentation

The Art of Learning to use a Chromebook Presentation

‘The Art of Learning to use a Chromebook’ Presentation is designed to be a resource guide for students. Create an assignment in Google Classroom with a topic of “Google Classroom” so a student can go to it as needed.

The Art of Learning to use a Chromebook Presentation

Original Article appeared 8/25/2017

Chromebook Compatible Printers

Chromebook Compatible Printers

If you are in the need of a printer to work with your new or existing Chromebook, then you have come to the right place. If you are just looking for a printer with wireless capability, then you have come to the right place. It is our hope that you will be able to find just the correct printer that will meet your home, small office or business.

Chromebook Compatible Printers

Original Article appeared 8/26/2017