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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This course was very useful, very informative. Regardless of a person's level of comfort with technology, it was very accessible to everyone.K.R., Language Arts Teacher
Excellent projects and tools that can be utilized in the classroom!T.E., Math Teacher
Excellent resources for flipping the classroomM.C.
I will be applying everything I learned on a daily basis when working with my students and also can use lots of what I learned in s individual basis to help keep organized and structured.E.F.
I was greatly enlightened to many resources out there to improve not just substitute with technology in my classroom.H.G., Language Arts Teacher
I learned so much about the Chromebook, Google itself and many apps that will be beneficial in my classroom and the students of this generation!B.F., Math 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
There was a lot of information that was provided in this course that I never knew existed. The projects were beneficial and allowed me to get the basic understanding of each tool.M.G., Math Teacher
Screencasting, Edpuzzle, and flipped classroom materials.J.S., Science Teacher
sharing takeaways and creating a screencasta.s., Elementary Teacher
I started using many of the tools immediately even though it is the end of the school year. My students are really enjoying the things I have been teaching them. I have so many new ideas for next year for parent communication and classroom instruction and assessments.M.H.
The screencasting and formative assessments, as well as the parent survey about the concerns of technology was intriguing.P.R., Elementary Teacher
This has changed the way I teach entirelyJ.R.
The class provided me with the type of information that I expected and was hoping to get.M.K., Librarian
This course provided a lot of useful information and most of it could easily been taken back to the classroom the next dayP.M.