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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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KySTE 2018 – Call for Presenters

KySTE2018If you’ve ever attended one of my trainings you know I usually open talking about the Spring KySTE Conference which is held every year in March. That is because I believe it’s one of the best education based technology conferences that KY teachers and those who support classroom instruction can attend. It’s a great event to learn by attending sessions and by networking with your peers in other districts. Read the rest of this entry »

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