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What apps do you use on Chromebooks in your school?

Discussion in 'Computing and ICT' started by ArNolee, Feb 27, 2019.

  1. ArNolee

    ArNolee New commenter

    We'r seriously thinking about a switch on Chromebooks, but we miss a good set of apps for
    • paint/vector design
    • music composing
    Apart from those, what apps are you using on your chromebooks in your school?
  2. robwilktes

    robwilktes Occasional commenter

    Google Draw

    Twisted Wave
    Song Maker

    Google Earth
    DK Findout

    SeeSaw Learning Journal

    Pupil Response

    Google Slides
    Google Docs
    Google Drawings
    Google Jamboard
    Google Sites (website creator or space to display)
    Google Forms
    Google MyMaps
    Google Keep
    Google Photos

    Google Interland (e-safety)

    Scratch 3
    Hour of Code

    Book Creator

    Tagul Word Clouds
    Purple Mash

    Here's a list of some of the Secondary Schools who are using Chromebooks

    There are 50 Schools in the York area using Chromebooks; several going 1:1 where they can afford it.
  3. nixmith

    nixmith Established commenter

  4. robwilktes

    robwilktes Occasional commenter

    Not sure about the wire. It looks like it should work.
    However, with Chromebooks and G Suite, there is no need for wires.
    Everything is accessible through Google Drive. Any videos and photos taken on the iPad upload instantly to your Google Drive account and can be displayed or shared with the class.
    Pupils 'work documents' can be accessed instantly 'live' as they are working from Google Classroom. Pupils can continue working from home on any device with their 'user accounts'
    Once the school has embraced Chromebooks and G Suite, everything else looks a little bit old fashioned.
    Try and see it action if you can or read what's happening in America, Canada and Australia.
    In the 21st Century all pupils should have access to the everyday tools that we all take for granted. The world has changed massively in the last decade and education has slipped behind.
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  8. minsterley

    minsterley New commenter

    Hi all,
    We've not got one to one access yet and are just getting started with Chromebooks. Is there any reason why the devices try and install Google Play store on EVERY log in! (and all permissioned apps!)

    Many thanks,
  9. robwilktes

    robwilktes Occasional commenter

  10. robwilktes

    robwilktes Occasional commenter

    Chrome Extensions for Google Chrome

    Read&Write - Reading Voice for Google Docs (free)
    Read&Write Teacher - Get the Free Teacher Version
    Equatio - Create Equations and Formulas
    Equatio Teacher - Get the Free Teacher Version
    Equatio Maths Space - Work Page for Equatio
    WriQ - New Writing Feedback Marking Tool
    WebPaint - Write Over Webpage Tools
    Page Marker - Simple Write Over WebPage Tool
    DraftBack - See Google Docs Writing at Speed
    1ClickScreenShot - Screenshot Tool
    DriveSlides - Put Images on Slides from a Drive Folder
    Google Image View - Put the View Image Button Back
    nOverlay - Dyslexic Change Background Colour
    Bit.ly - Shorten Web Links for Easy Sharing
    ScreenCastify - Record Your Screen and Talk Over
    VidYard GoVideo - Record Screen, Talk and Share
    GoVideo - Screen and WebCam Recorder
    Pasco SparkVue - Graph Sound
    Pasco SparkVue - Support Page
  11. robwilktes

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  12. robwilktes

    robwilktes Occasional commenter

    Different List

    SeeSaw - Class Learning Journal (video, photo, text)
    SeeSaw Activity Viewer - Try a Few Seesaw Activities
    FlipGrid - Student Video Responses in a Grid
    Book Creator - Create Multimedia Books
    Spiral.ac - Students Send Responses Full Version
    QuickFire Teacher - Teacher Response Board
    QuickFire Pupil - Pupil Code Page to Join
    Padlet - Collaboration Board (3 free boards)
    DotStorming - Vote on Best Response Board
    NearPod - Interactive Lessons - Some Free
    PearDeck - Interactive Lessons
    Mentimeter - Interactive Presentation Tool - Some Free
    WeVideo - Online Video Editor (paid)
    Quizziz - Whole Class Quizzes (great diagnostics)
    Quizlet - Study and Learn Content
    Canva - Design and Publish
    Pixlr X - Photo Editing
    SoundTrap - Music Sequencer / Editor
    Flat.io - Musical Score Editor with Sound
    Song Maker - Simple Music Sequencer
    Google Sound Lab - Simple Musical Play
    TwistedWave - Sound Wave Editor (Audacity)
    Tagul - Word Art and Clouds
    MindMup - Collaborative Mind Maps
    TelePrompter - Reading Tool for Making Videos
    Scratch - Coding with Video Tutorials
    CommonSense - Digital Passport E Safety
    GeoGuessr - Guess Where Are in World
    SpyGlass - Old Maps Over laying New Maps
    DK FindOut - Simple Research Pages for KS2
    BBC BiteSize KS1 - Short Videos to Share in Classroom
    BBC BiteSize KS2 - Short Videos to Share in Classroom
    BBC BiteSize KS3 - Short Videos to Share in Classroom
    Vocabulary.com - Learn New Words
    Reach Out Reporter - Science Video Reports
    Wonderopolis - Science Questions to Think About
    Read Theory - Adaptive Reading Comprehension
    Khan Academy - Quick Feedback Maths
    Diagnostic Questions - Link to Classroom
    Solve Me Mobile - Transition to Algebra Game
    Seneca - KS2, KS3, KS4 Revision - Classroom Linked
    LucidChart - Chart Making (free and paid)
    LucidPress - Design (free and paid)
  13. robwilktes

    robwilktes Occasional commenter

    WooClap http://app.wooclap.com has a wide range of question types for student engagement and whole class feedback. The free version has up to 30 students. Students join with a link anonymously or it can be set up so they join using their Google log on. Nice simple interface.

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