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What Chromebook Should I Buy in 2018?

boxWhat Chromebook Should I Buy?

I often am asked this question. The purpose of this post is not to talk you into buying a Chromebook. I’m going to make the assumption that you’ve already decided you want one and are trying to figure out what model to buy. If you search Google you will get no shortage of suggestions. I’ve looked at a lot of those sites myself and there are plenty of Chromebooks to choose from. However, I have a few issues with some of their suggestions. Let’s say you were in the market for a new car and asked me for a suggestion. If I told you that a Ferrari is really nice, that would be true. Well, I assume that. I’ve seen them on the road, but never been inside. Anyway, the statement may be true, but is it practical? Um, no. This is true for home and school use.
pixelbookIts the same way with Chromebooks. For example, many of them will talk about the performance of the Pixelbook. Now it sounds like a great Chromebook. Its specs are amazing, but so is its price tag of $899+. Now if price is of no concern, stop reading, get in your Ferrari and go buy a Pixelbook. For the rest of you, let’s move on. Read the rest of this entry »


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Control access to your Google Form using a Simple Passcode

Have you ever wanted to keep users from filling out your Google Form until a specific time? For example, maybe you want students to fill out an exit slip out class, but you don’t want them to do it until the end. You could post your form at a specific time, but that’s not always convenient. Another option would be to setup a simple passcode for your form. Today’s 2 Minute Tech Tip will show you how easy it is to do.

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