Hi Melissa,

What sleeves did you use?  We are piloting Chromebooks next year and I am
looking for some good sleeves.


Larry Dougher

Director of Technology

Windsor Southeast Supervisory Union

On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 10:38 AM, Melissa Hayden-Raley
<[log in to unmask]>wrote:

> I've avoided cases that were their own backpack / messenger bag / had a
> handle.  Most students are still using backpacks for their everyday work,
> and so I want to minimize the bulk on a case.  We've bought sleeves, and
> they're used with mixed success, but certainly that protection is better
> than none.  My preference is to have a carrying case that does not have to
> be removed from the device, like a snap-on shell, or a carrying case that
> unzips open, but uses elastic straps to stay attached to the corners of
> the netbook, so it doesn't have to be removed all the way for occasional
> use (though that could cause heat issues if not ventilated).  The
> available cases differ by mfr/model, and only a small few netbooks have
> available snap-on shells or are the right size for the always-on carry
> cases.
> And as always... the boring sleeves are the cheapest for netbooks.  There
> are a lot more options for iPads.
> --Melissa
> School Information Technology Discussion <[log in to unmask]> writes:
> >does anyone have any opinions on what makes a good case?
> >
> >is a case that is a backpack a good idea?
> >
> >R
> Melissa Hayden-Raley
> Technology Supervisor
> Milton Town School District
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