Google Pixelbook $250 off for back to school sale, students can save 10% more (Update: No student discount)

The on-again, off-again sale on Google’s Pixelbook is on-again. Through September 3, the base Pixelbook is available direct from Google Store for $749. There’s also a 10% student discount if you qualify.

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Google Classroom gains Quizzes in Forms and better class resource management tools

Google introduced updates to Classroom today, making it easier for teachers to create online quizzes while reducing student distractions. Other improvements include better methods to organize class resources and manage classroom contacts.

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Viewsonic new NMP660 Chromebox for business and education expected in June

Back in March, Viewsonic announced its first Chromebox, the NMP660, would launch in April. Well, April came and went, so

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Need to know Chromebook basics: Free guide for students (and everyone else)

Check this handy, free guide to Chromebook basics that’s filled with good tips to help you get up to speed on your new Chromebook quickly.

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These “book covers” can help protect Chromebooks in the classroom

Non-rugged Chromebooks are easy to drop and break or get nicked up. What’s a district to do in order to protect their investment? DeviceWear’s $45 “book covers” may fit the bill.

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Another school district invests nearly $2 million in Chromebooks, not iPads

Apple’s general audience iPad won’t likely move the needle in the education market. Instead, districts like Lincoln Public Schools which is spending $1.9 million on 6,300 Chromebooks, are apt to spend less on hardware and get more.

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Google expands “Rolling Study Halls” with Wi-Fi and Chromebooks on school buses

Some students in rural schools have bus commutes of more than an hour and when they get home, they don’t have internet access. Enter Google’s “Rolling Study Halls” program, which provides Wi-Fi and devices on school buses. After a pilot effort, the program today expands to include 16 more school districts.

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