A Serverless School

Ben ForteChromebook, Edtech, Google Apps


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


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

Catch Of The Day – Hangouts On Air

Ben ForteEdtech, Google Apps


I am going to be the next big Youtube success 😉 nah not really! We decided we wanted to start doing a weekly meeting about what has been happening in the world of Education Technology and thought it would be good to share it online. So we came up with Catch Of The Day. In Catch Of The Day (#DHSBCOTD) … Read More

Google Classroom – App

Ben ForteChromebook, Edtech, Google Apps, Uncategorized


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


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