Showing posts from July, 2018

Using a Chromebook Offline | Tips & Tricks Episode 8

In this episode, Dean shows how to make the most out of using your Chromebook when you're offline. However you're travelling - your Acer Chromebook will see you through, whether it's for work or fun!

2018 Tamworth New Hampshire #GooglePD Highlights

Some gems during the New Hampshire #GooglePD hosted by the Kenneth A. Brett School at Tamworth, NH.
Lesson of the Day from Dean Stokes Keynote Lesson of the day from Dean Stokes: it's okay to fail! It's a hard one but rewarding and freeing. Create safe environments for our students to learn from their failures — asamsel (@asamteach) July 18, 2018 Create a classroom environment where Ss feel that it is safe to fail. — Donna Macdonald (@dsmacdonald) July 18, 2018Add-ons Tips from @SusieTechCoach .@SusieTechCoach Remember when accessing the Add-ons menus to take advantage of both the drop-down sort categories and the search box. — Nick Shuman (@nshuman78) July 18, 2018 .@SusieTechCoach Hey foreign language teachers! Check out Easy Accents Add-on for Google Docs for easy access to those accent marks. — Nick Shuman (@nsh…

Three ways you can customize your Acer Chromebook Tab 10

Having the ability to customize your device’s look and feel is essential to productivity so here are three ways you can tweak Google’s first Chrome OS tablet to better suit your needs.

Adjust screen resolution

The default resolution is set to low which makes the icons appear quite big. If you want to adjust your screen’s resolution, you can do so through the settings menu the same way you would in a Chromebook.

Tap on the time in the bottom-right corner of the screen and choose “Settings” from the menu. From the Settings window, search for “Display” to reveal the Display Settings.

This can also be done through a connected keyboard by pressing [CTRL] + [SHIFT] + [+].

Switch between Chrome OS channels

Chrome OS has three different software channels: stable, beta, and development. If you want to test upcoming features of the Chrome operating system with minimal risk, switch your device to the Beta channel. Take note though that you need to be a device “owner” to be able to switch channel…

Optimizing workflow for your classroom

Wonder how other educators are optimizing their workflow for their classroom? Get inspired with these Trello board templates and examples!

What is Trello?

Trello is an infinitely flexible visual collaboration tool that helps you keep track of everything--- from the big picture down to the smallest details. It is a free and simple to use project management tool, and our team use it as our core event planning App. Our CEO Dan Taylor talks about it more on our EventsFrame blog post “How to run an events company on (almost) completely free tools”.

Recently, Trello introduced hundreds of sample boards submitted by actual users (including educators) from all around the world that others can easily copy and customize. We listed some of our favorites and included some “board basics” for those new to Trello ;)

Status Of The Class

Always know what step each student is at in a process. Works well in a workshop environment where students are progressing individually.

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