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On Wed, Apr 1, 2015 at 8:15 AM, Steve Ligett <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Perhaps I sounded snarky, but I truly did mean "wow". I was surprised to
> hear of a new Chromebook from a company that hasn't made computers before,
> esp. with a processor from a company also an unknown. We do have Acer
> Chromebooks with Arm processors (such as the one Raymond mentioned a
> while back <http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00NC088EA/>).
>
> Haven't you ever wondered what it would take to turn an old laptop you
> have on hand into a Chromebook?
>
> On Tue, Mar 31, 2015 at 7:56 PM, Elizabeth McCarthy <
> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>> It might not be the top of the line, but many schools aren't close to
>> providing devices to students for ubiquitous computing.  How many schools
>> are currently 1:1?  does being a 1:1 have an advantage on SBAC testing?
>> does 1:1 support students in preparing for college and career?  I think
>> there is a huge inequity in the state where some students are digital
>> learners, where other's are left in the past.
>> It bothers me to do trainings with educators and when they are done they
>> say, *that it was great but I can't do any of that in my classroom
>> because we don't have enough computers. *
>> A price point of $149 there should be no excuses.
>>
>>
>>
>> *Elizabeth McCarthy, MAT*
>> *Digital Learning SpecialistGoogle Education Trainer*
>> Google+google.com/+ElizabethMcCarthy
>> <https://www.google.com/+ElizabethMcCarthy>
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Mar 31, 2015 at 3:59 PM, Steve Ligett <[log in to unmask]>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Wow, a $149 Chromebook from Haier,
>>> <http://www.amazon.com/Haier-Chromebook-11-HR-116R-11-6-Inch/dp/B00V3DYVLM/> featuring
>>> an Arm cpu from a company I'd never heard of, Rockchip
>>> <http://www.rk3288.com/#!/home>.
>>>
>>> On Tue, Mar 31, 2015 at 1:41 PM, Elizabeth McCarthy <
>>> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Google pushes Chrome OS software, with or without Chromebooks
>>>>
>>>> http://www.cnet.com/news/google-pushes-chrome-os-software-with-or-without-chromebooks/
>>>>
>>>> Google's Chromebit turns any computer monitor with an HDMI port into a
>>>> full-blown computer.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> *Elizabeth McCarthy, MAT*
>>>> *Digital Learning SpecialistGoogle Education Trainer*
>>>> Google+google.com/+ElizabethMcCarthy
>>>> <https://www.google.com/+ElizabethMcCarthy>
>>>>
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