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How to Configure Tablets for Students

As technology advances, making tablets and other mobile technologies more practical for a variety of uses, including education. Students can use tablets to make education more mobile and accessible, utilizing resources unavailable or impractical through other research and technology methods. However, in order to ensure that students are able to use the tablets appropriately and safely, you must configure the tablets for school use.

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5 Benefits of Chromebooks in Education

Bringing technology into the classroom is the best way to provide a 21st century learning milieu. Chromebooks are increasingly being incorporated into schools because they boost students’ capabilities of learning anytime, and anywhere. Online access in classrooms significantly broadens the scope of any learning exercise, triggering information pursuit, creative thinking, communication, and collaboration. Classroom environments can be tailored more for subject matter interest, skill level, skill reinforcement, or remediation efforts on a personal basis. Following are five benefits of Chromebooks in education.

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Get Ready for Summer: Semester 2 Device Pilot Guide

Google Chromebook and Tablet Pilot Guide for EDU This guide was developed with the help of environments who have used chromebooks for education in their schools. Remember, these are plainly just suggestions on how to develop your plan and not a repressive one-size-fits-all system. To learn more, try speaking with your technology vendor or partner or other surrounding districts who have made Google devices a part of their learning structures!

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5 Best Practices for Initial Domain Setup When Deploying Google Apps for Education

When it comes time to deploy Google Apps for Education, you may find yourself facing quite a few hurdles. One of these hurdles involves dealing with custom domains to use alongside Google Apps, but fortunately, if you follow our advice, you should be perfectly set. Let's get into some pointers on the best practices for Google Apps for Education.

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8 Tech Decisions & Tasks Before Deploying Google for Education

Your district is finally considering the leap into Google Apps for Education, and you've been tasked with deploying the program in your school. Congratulations? Now that you've caught your breath, know that you can do it. Besides, you've got Google for Education Partners and the Google Apps for Education Deployment Guide to help you through the process.

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Introducing The K-12 Guide to Grants for Chromebooks & Tablets

Don't let budget stop you from bringing brilliant technology and new learning tools into the classroom. Below, we're sharing a guide to walk you through the process of finding, applying for, and securing funding for Chromebooks and tablets.

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Huntsville ISD uses Texas State Grant to fund Educational use of Chromebooks

Reading, writing, arithmetic--and little rectangle computers that pack a powerfully educational punch.

For three years, educators in Huntsville, Texas, have been using Google Chromebooks to make teaching easier and help students improve everything from reading comprehension to calculus.

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Change Management Guide for Schools Considering Going Apps for Education

You may have heard the story about the young husband watching his wife make a pot roast. As he's watching, she chops off the ends and throws them in the trash. He asks why, and she says, "That's the way my mother always did it."

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4 Things to Consider Before Deploying Google Apps on a Large Network

Dealing with a Google Apps deployment can be very challenging, but dealing with a large Google Apps deployment can be even worse, especially in environments like a school.

Among the best practices in networking is included this little thing called "network evaluation", and you will need to thoroughly evaluate your current network before building a new one or building upon it.

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