EDU 963 Chromebooks in Education
Explores the benefits and limitations of the Chromebook and facilitates the development of classroom management techniques designed for the 1:1 classroom. Investigates topics applicable to a Chromebook-based classroom environment, including project-based learning, cloud computing, the flipped classroom, Web 2.0 solutions, G Suite (formerly GAFE), content management systems and screencasts.
Investigates topics applicable to a Chromebook-based classroom environment, including project-based learning, cloud computing, the flipped classroom, Web 2.0 solutions, Google Apps for Education and content management systems, and screencasts. Explores the benefits and limitations of the Chromebook and facilitates the development of classroom management techniques specifically designed for the 1:1 classroom.
Special attention is given to how to teach in an environment where students have regular access to the Chromebook.
A Chromebook is included in the cost of the Wilson College version of this course (with no additional fees).
*Participants in the online version of the course will have several mandatory, synchronous, video conference sessions. The dates and times are listed on each course registration page.
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The web 2.0 tools that we researched and created on were 100% applicable to current teaching practices.S.A., Special Education Teacher
TONS of useful information, lots of ideas, great collaboration... I feel like I'm ready to take charge of the technology in my classroom.J.B.
Everything was well explained making it easy for me to implement.B.S., Elementary Teacher
I loved this course. It provided me with knowledgeable tools that I could use practically in my classroom right away.M.S., Math Teacher
This class was a great introduction to using Chromebooks in a classroom setting. Each class provided a meaningful tool which could be taken back into the classroom. The readings were informative.K.M., Math Teacher
This course was very interesting and I thoroughly enjoyed itM.B., Language Arts Teacher
This class was one of the best I have taken. Everything was relevant to what I do in my classroom and I was able to apply things right away. The work that was done for this classroom are things that I use frequently.P.G., Elementary Teacher
I enjoyed this class. I learned a lot of different ways to introduce lessons to my class using their Chromebooks. I also liked learning all of the different short cuts and extra's.J.P., Elementary Teacher
A wonderful and extremely useful course. This will impact my teaching from this day forward.D.S.
This was one of my favorite courses.A.R., Tech Specialist
I found the culminating activities the most beneficial, as it put into practice actual lesson we can use with the new tools we were given.R.B.
This course will be help me use chromebooks in my classroom more effectivelyS.B., Elementary Teacher
This course is what true professional development should be like everywhere. There were a lot of GREAT teacher sites shared, and then time was incorporated into the class to use them to create useable lessons in my classroom.M.O., Elementary Teacher
I cannot express how valuable this course was to both my personal life and work life. As an educator, I was aware there were tolls out there to improve my instruction, but I was not familiar with any one tool. Now, I have an enormous bank of tools to take back to my classroom to improve instruction, student connection, and assessment.S.K., Reading Specialist
Any chance I get to curate or create resources benefits me and my students.L.B., World Languages Teacher