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The camera is an issue with the Chromebooks...having a camera that can flip
is an integral part of a lot of apps and user experience.  Our IT has been
experimenting with Lenovo N23's.  Staff seem to really like them thus far.

On Thu, Nov 16, 2017 at 11:11 AM, Diane Stacy <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Yes, thinking about it but...
>
> Two things to consider:
>
> 1. Although we have not tried to do this replacement yet -- Touchscreen
> Chromebooks are much heavier than iPads.
> 2. Many staff are stuck on iPads... some have been given android tablets
> with the same apps and they still want iPads.
>
> I think a touchscreen chromebook could be a really good device for 2nd
> grade at least. We are experimenting with a few of these.
> We try to get 2nd graders on Chromebooks so they have time to get familiar
> with using it before they have to do SBACs.
>
> Diane
>
>
>
>
> On Thu, Nov 16, 2017 at 9:57 AM, Will Hatch <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>> I'm also interested in this topic, as I'm considering replacing Ipads
>> with touch-screen Chromebooks.
>>
>> On Thu, Nov 16, 2017 at 9:48 AM, Keith Puffer <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>
>>> Good morning.
>>>
>>> Looking for input from both the hardware and curricular side on this (I
>>> ALWAYS love hearing from everyone regardless of role).
>>>
>>> Anyone had discussions on Chromebook replacement with newer touch
>>> Chromebooks that support the Android apps with the focus of the discussion
>>> being a hope to combine two platforms into one?  I see that many iOS apps
>>> are typically developed and released as Android apps (or perhaps it is the
>>> other way around).
>>>
>>> Do you see this emerging technology and functionality combining the two
>>> hardware devices?
>>> What are your experiences or concerns moving forward with this line of
>>> thought?
>>>
>>> Thanks in advance for any replies on and off list.
>>>
>>> Keith
>>>
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>> Addison Central School District
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