A Serverless School

Ben ForteChromebook, Edtech, Google Apps

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The term ‘Serverless School’ has been talked about for a few years now and I think it is something all of us cloud enthusiasts aspire to have. I have been meaning to write a post about this for quite sometime and then today I attended an RM Seminar where Simon Ansell presented a presentation on ‘The Serverless School’ and it was great … Read More

Google – Education on Air

Ben ForteChromebook, Edtech, Google Apps

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Last month Google announced Education on Air—the free online conference for educators May 8-9. As of this week you can now check out the full schedule of sessions. I’ll be taking part as a speaker on day 2 of the event. Day 1- Leading for the future: From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET hear from speakers who will challenge us … Read More

Google Classroom – App

Ben ForteChromebook, Edtech, Google Apps, Uncategorized

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Today is the release day of Google Classroom apps for iOS and Android. The native apps are a big step in showing how serious Google is about education! The release has come just ahead of BETT so I am sure there will be lots of good practice being shared. The app does everything you would expect from creating new classes to sharing … Read More

What is a Chromebook?

Ben ForteChromebook, Edtech, Google Apps

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People are always asking me “What is a Chromebook?” A Chromebooks is simply a low cost, fast, internet ready laptop. If you already use Google Chrome on your existing device e.g. Laptop then you already know how to use a Chromebook. There is nothing new to learn. To make the most of the Chromebook you will need to use Google … Read More