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.
See what other educators are saying about this course
I've been working on becoming a Flipped Classroom and this course strengthens my confidence in doing so.D.H., Language Arts Teacher
I felt that this course was very relevant to the classroom and I learned many things that were new and unique to this course.B.S., Elementary Teacher
This course made me feel more comfortable using the Chromebook. It also helped me find some great resources I can use this school year!M.C., Elementary Teacher
I learned about a lot of things that I can use. It was awesomeC.S., Math Teacher
This class will help me work towards a web 2.0 use of technologyA.C.
Great course with practical assignments that can be used directly in teaching.M.M.
Great course, helped me get to know my Chromebook and learn new ways to engage my students in a meaningful way with technology.J.M., Social Studies Teacher
I loved learning about the Google tools along with the Web 2.0 tools. I also feel that I got a lot of awesome ideas from other teachers during the Zoom sessions!H.M., Elementary Teacher
Learning about the digital tools students could use on Chromebooks in class.A.C., Language Arts Teacher
This was a great course Bryan was full of information on how to make my Chromebook experience better and was full of tools and ideas on how to make my students experience safer and more meaningful.E.P., Elementary Teacher
I enjoyed really getting to apply each thing we learned. The assignments were very well chosen to help us really improve on using chrome books.B.G., Elementary Teacher
I learned about lot of useful tools that I plan to implement in my classroom.A.T., Math Teacher
Provided great research and practice with a variety of tools available on the Chromebook.A.A., Special Education Teacher
This course provided a lot of excellent resources for integration into the classroom.R.S., Language Arts Teacher
I plan to incorporate more technology even with my first graders!V.J., Elementary Teacher