Category Archives: Blog

Will Districts Embrace the New Lineup of Hybrid Chromebooks?

This is the time of year when computer manufacturers start rolling out their new Chromebook offerings. And, with Google’s statement that all new Chromebooks manufactured in 2017 will support Android Apps, manufacturers have been quick to announce their fresh lineup of hybrid Chromebooks designed to capitalize on this newly added platform. It started with Samsung’s rollout … Continue reading Will Districts Embrace the New Lineup of Hybrid Chromebooks?

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Four Add-ons that Make Google Sheets and Forms Super Awesome

If you haven’t heard of New Visions Cloud Lab, this fantastic project associated with New Visions for Public Schools offers a range of add-ons that greatly extend the functionality of the G-Suite platform, particularly Google Sheets and Google Forms. In this blog post, I feature four New Visions add-ons that are really helpful in creating … Continue reading Four Add-ons that Make Google Sheets and Forms Super Awesome

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Interactive Lectures in a Technology-Infused Classroom

The traditional classroom lecture has come under fire lately and a host of new interactive tools has done lots to fuel this movement. I still believe that a skilled teacher can deliver a meaningful, engaging, and informative lecture and there will always be a place for this type of delivery model in education. That being … Continue reading Interactive Lectures in a Technology-Infused Classroom

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Dealing with Damage – A Practical Guide for Maintaining Your School’s 1-1 Devices

A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog post titled Protect Your Chromebook Investment. As the title implies, this post described steps our district took to minimize the breakage of devices in our 1-1 program. Topping the list was the selection of a custom case that offers protection from drops and general misuse. Truth be … Continue reading Dealing with Damage – A Practical Guide for Maintaining Your School’s 1-1 Devices

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