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#Try out our awesome Chromebook workflows! We've tested thoroughly this summer and have built a number of methods for getting things done on a Chromebook. Go here for those. In particular, be sure to try out Kami and read up on our workflows that use it.
#Try out our awesome Chromebook workflows! We've tested thoroughly this summer and have built a number of methods for getting things done on a Chromebook. Go here for those. In particular, be sure to try out Kami and read up on our workflows that use it.
#*Note: you are welcome to create your own workflows but we know these will work. We suggest you use these and save your time for building curriculum and teaching it!   
#*Note: you are welcome to create your own workflows but we know these will work. We suggest you use these and save your time for building curriculum and teaching it!   
#*One tip: Kami. Install [https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/kami-pdf-and-document-mar/ecnphlgnajanjnkcmbpancdjoidceilk?hl=en&authuser=1 this] and [https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/kami-pdf-and-document-mar/iljojpiodmlhoehoecppliohmplbgeij?hl=en&authuser=1 this], then sign in with your @riverdale.edu address. We'll be using Kami to edit PDFs, including handwritten annotation. It's awesome.  
#*Did we miss something? [mailto:support-ticket@riverdale.edu?subject=RCS%20Chromebook%20app%20workflow%20request&body=Please%20create%20a%20workflow%20for%20... Tell us.]  
#*Did we miss something? [mailto:support-ticket@riverdale.edu?subject=RCS%20Chromebook%20app%20workflow%20request&body=Please%20create%20a%20workflow%20for%20... Tell us.]  
#Look for other great apps that could support your teaching in the fall. Browse via [https://play.google.com/store?hl=en this link] (you can't install until we authorize new apps). Then tell us what you found [mailto:support-ticket@riverdale.edu?subject=RCS%20Chromebook%20app&request&body=Please%20review%20and%20allow%20the%20following%20Android%20apps:%20(provide%20links%20to%20Play%20Store%20pages) via e-mail] or [https://support.riverdale.edu via Tech Support request]. For example:
#Look for other great apps that could support your teaching in the fall. Browse via [https://play.google.com/store?hl=en this link] (you can't install until we authorize new apps). Then tell us what you found [mailto:support-ticket@riverdale.edu?subject=RCS%20Chromebook%20app&request&body=Please%20review%20and%20allow%20the%20following%20Android%20apps:%20(provide%20links%20to%20Play%20Store%20pages) via e-mail] or [https://support.riverdale.edu via Tech Support request]. For example:
##Lirbi Reader might be a good e-reader (especially if you're named Jason Curry... Jason, check out Musician mode!), but there are a ton more.   
##[https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.foobnix.pdf.reader&hl=en Lirbi Reader] might be a good e-reader (especially if you're named Jason Curry... Jason, check out Musician mode!), but there are a [http://www.androidauthority.com/best-ebook-ereader-apps-for-android-170696/ ton] [https://lifehacker.com/5875516/the-best-ereader-for-android more].   
##If you're a Math teacher, you need to try the Geogebra apps.   
##If you're a Math teacher, you need to try the [https://play.google.com/store/search?q=geogebra&c=apps&hl=en Geogebra] apps.   
##English and History teachers might be fine with Xodo (link above) for document annotation, but there are plenty of other options to try. Science, you say? See whether any of these 10 or these 14 suit you. And finally, everyone should browse the Google Play store -- or just do a Google search for "android app" plus your discipline or course.  
##English and History teachers might be fine with just Kami (links above) for document annotation, but there are plenty of other apps to try out.  
 
##Science, you say? See whether any of [http://www.sciencefocus.com/feature/tech/10-best-android-science-apps these 10] or [http://bitesizebio.com/9052/14-android-apps-for-scientists/ these 14] suit you. And finally, everyone should browse the Google Play store -- or just do a Google search for "android app" plus your discipline or course.  
Don't forget about the stylus.
#Don't forget about the stylus.
 
And finally, share your learning in our Schoology group "Professional Learning at RCS." That's a REQUIREMENT. We're all going to learn from each other this summer, whether we like it or not. :) Special bonus: you're already a member.