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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I will be implementing many of the tools taught.D.O., Elementary Teacher
I learned many new things about Chromebooks, Chorme OS, and Chrome-compatible apps. The information that I learned was valuable and will be very useful for me in my teaching practice.S.B., Music Teacher
This what was a great course; it opened my eyes to what is possible in education with the use of a chromebook.A.B.
Learning all about Google Chrome, extensions, tools, screencasting, and so many tools/apps/programs/resources that are out there for teachers to use to assist in the classroomS.C.
I thought that this class was very helpful in exploring new extensions and applications for Chromebooks.J.F., Elementary Teacher
I loved this course. I found a lot of value out of using the Chromebooks in class and feel much more comfortable about utilizing the Chromebook with my students.C.C.
I really enjoyed the class! I learned a lot about what websites are cool for the 21st century school.L.R., Reading Specialist
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 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
I really enjoyed learning what a Chromebook has to offer for my classroom. I learned of many programs I can use in my classroom.S.G.
This course provided many resources and strategies. Robin Seneta was very knowledgeable about the content, answered student questions and provided suggestions on how to improve your lesson.S.C., Math Teacher
I'm excited to use the different apps and extensions I learned about in my classroom.B.M., Elementary Teacher
I loved the course. It was very beneficial and I can easily take the things that I learned in class and implement it into my classroom.L.G., Special Education Teacher
This course is very valuable because it is practical. I learned how to use Chromebooks meaningfully in my classes.R.B.
This course was amazing. Great teacher, great content, appropriate, applicable, meaningful, inspiring.B.B., Elementary Teacher