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On Wed, Apr 1, 2015 at 8:28 AM, Valerie Lodish <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> www.neverware.com takes old PC and turns them into "chromebooks" for $25
> a year.
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> On Wed, Apr 1, 2015 at 8:15 AM, Steve Ligett <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
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>> 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:
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>>> 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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> Burlington School District, Vermont
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