Weekly Roundup of Chromebook articles you should read

A weekly Roundup of articles written by our mutual Chromebook enthusiast friends on their respective blogs or over at the giants of industry. Definitely not all of what’s been written out there this last week, but at least what we think is noteworthy.

Feel free to add any articles you miss in the comments. Thank you in advance for doing so. We really appreciate the time you take out of your busy day doing so.

Chrome Adds “Suggested” Pages – Wants To Show You Some Cool Stuff

Even though it is an a very early stages of development, this thing is going to make you curious. Chrome team has added a new experimental section on the new tab page where it shows “Most Visited Pages” and “Apps” now. >> ChromeStory.com

Technology enhances teachable moments

By many counts, today’s students must be as fluent in Excel spreadsheets and Chromebook computing as they are in traditional mathematics and social studies. “So much is emerging — it’s kind of like a renaissance,” Sea Crest School Director of Curriculum and Instruction Michelle Giacotto said. This year Sea Crest piloted Google Chromebooks for each student in middle school. >> hmbreview.com

Google welcomes students to redesign its logo

Doodle 4 Google is a contest where students in the United States are invited to use their artistic talents to think big and redesign Google’s homepage logo for millions to see. This year, Google is asking students to exercise their creative imaginations around the theme, “If I could travel in time, I’d visit …” >> lakeconews.com

Norfolk County Council deploys Google Apps to 148,000 users

By deploying Google Apps for Education to some 148,000 registered users Norfolk County Council has been involved in the largest rollout of Google Apps, in terms of user numbers. The council deployed Google Apps for Education to their registered users – school staff and children, with a buffer for leavers and joiners – nearly two years ago. >> idg.no

One Comment

  1. Josie
    Nov 28, 2012 @ 18:51:57

    Can you play the sims 3 on a chromebook?

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