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
What a lot of useful information! I am anxious to go back and spend additional time experimenting with the many ideas.A.P., Special Education Teacher
Great tools that you can implement immediately into your classroom.A.C., Math Teacher
Again, having the time to navigate the Google universe was really needed.D.H., Language Arts Teacher
It was very useful. My school is fully immersed in Google. So it has helped better understand teh difference between Chromebook v laptop.T.W., Special Education Teacher
I feel that I can find more ways to help differentiate my students with using technology.K.K., Elementary Teacher
Jason was fabulous! He provided us with the tools we need to move forward in working with chromebooks and always gave quick, positive, and constructive feedback. This was my fourth eduspire course, and he was the best!B.N.
I really enjoyed this class and feel as if I learned a lot about the chromebook.S.S., Elementary Teacher
Kathy is great and the quality of this course is TOP NOTCH!E.C.
I am excited about all of the new things I learned in the Chromebook course. I am in a 1:1 iPad school and so many of the things I learn will translate to those devices also.S.W., Special Education Teacher
It has already impacted my instruction!S.A., Special Education Teacher
Creating projects I could use in a timely fashion. We had enough variety to choose from things that were applicable to our classes.T.B.
This course has changed the way I use technology in my classroom. Thank youM.G., Special Education Teacher
Our course instructor, Layla Lyons, was fantastic! We learned so many new things and she was so supportive throughout the process. I am so glad that we got our own chromebook with the course because now I have the opportunity to continue to learn more and explore at home before the school year starts in September.K.M., Elementary Teacher
The course not only gave great resources to use in the classroom, but showed me how to find even more that will work for me and my students!E.M., Social Studies Teacher
I have already utilized some of the info I have learned and plan to use lots more.T.K., Special Education Teacher