FETC Wednesday


Tech Share Live! - Opening Video
Chromebooks for Education - Chrome EDU Site
Notes:
Devices - Priced as low as $279, plus $30 maintenance fee.  
Compare Various Models
Boots in 8 seconds
Battery lasts all day
No viruses or malware
Checks OS when it boots for changes
Management is from the cloud. School IT decides how to set policies for apps, extensions, bookmarks, etc.  
User policy is setting that follows user.  Machine policy follows specific device.  
School can turn device into kiosk, or a web search station that is agnostic
Assessments - can be locked down 

Google play for education with tablets (nexus and samsung)
Tablets for education
Uses Bump type technology to download policies.
Common core aligned apps. 
School can set up PO with designated purchasers for Apps and Books
Books are rented.   Can share with groups. 
Hapara is extension to control chrome books.
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