We've got 11 of our 50 rolled samsung $249!out in a 8th grade beta test and just integrating hapara teacher dashboard. So far, excellent. We still have iPad carts for youguns and a MacBook cart for media etc.m. Too. On Friday, December 20, 2013, Paul Monette wrote: > I'll be interested in how well they work since we are looking at getting > 40 of them for our 5th and 6th grade. > > I've been converting our netbooks to Linux Mint for speed, etc. > > Paul Monette > Newport City Elementary School > > > Sent from my Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Smartphone > > > > -------- Original message -------- > From: "Wallis, Jeff" <[log in to unmask]> > Date: 12/20/2013 19:11 (GMT-05:00) > To: [log in to unmask] > Subject: Re: Chromebooks pros and cons > > > For those of you looking at ordering the Chromebook 14 - they make a > business version that has 4GB of RAM rather than the regular 2GB. > > I just ordered some for one of our elementary schools. I ordered them > through Marcus at Panurgy - great price at $299 each. If you want to be > able to manage them in your GAE domain you can order that for $30 each. > They also offer HP carepacks with accidental protection if you are > interested in that too. > > Here is Marcus's contact information if anyone is interested: > > Marcus Szczecinski > > [log in to unmask] > > 800-974-1115/802-658-7788, ext. 246 > > Jeff Wallis > Chief Network Engineer > Chittenden East Supervisory Union > 802-858-1727 > http://www.cesu.k12.vt.us <http://help.cesu.k12.vt.us> > > > On Wed, Dec 4, 2013 at 1:13 PM, Bjorn Behrendt <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > > I am curious to get my hands on one of the acer touchscreens. I had > very bad luck with the Intel Classmate touchscreens breaking easier than > traditional LCD. > > *Bjorn Behrendt M.Ed ~ Never Stop Learning* > * [log in to unmask] | (802) 772-0003* > * Google Apps For Education Certified Trainer* > *My Sites* > ~ Edlisten.com ~ Educational Podcast > ~ AskBj.net ~ Online Training and Ed Tech Resources > ~ VTed.org ~ Vermont's Personal Learning Network > > gClassFolders <https://sites.google.com/a/askbj.net/edlisten-resources/my-resources/gclassfolders>~ > Create Google folders for your class. > > > On Wed, Dec 4, 2013 at 12:44 PM, Elizabeth McCarthy < > [log in to unmask]> wrote: > > I've been using the Samsung $249 chromebook for the past year with no > issues...I've setup a GAE domain with Teacher Dashboard and the Remote > Control module where you can see each student chromebook's screen, tabs > open and have the ability to send messages a pop up on their screen, push > urls to all devices as well as close tabs that they have open. > As you point out the new Acer Touchscreen Chromebook for $299 looks very > interesting...lots of options for chromebooks out there...The G+ Community, > Chromebook EDU is worth joining and connecting with many schools who have > gone 1:1 chromebook <https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/111885171520981887334> > > > Privacy and Confidentiality Notice: This message is for the designated > recipient only and may contain privileged, confidential or otherwise > private > information. If you have received it in error, please notify the sender > immediately and delete the original. Any unauthorized review, forwarding, > copying, use, disclosure or distribution without the prior consent of the > sender is strictly prohibited. > -- *Caleb Clark* [log in to unmask] | 802-258-9207 | Bio<http://gradschool.marlboro.edu/academics/edtech/faculty> Chair/faculty, educational technology MAT<http://gradschool.marlboro.edu/academics/edtech/>, Marlboro College Graduate and Professional Studies. Masters degree. Certificate. ETS endorsement. Single classes. Workshops.