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 am so grateful that I was able to start at the beginning and learn about Google Drive, Google Classroom, Google Docs, etc. I felt like my students were worlds ahead of me with technology, I feel more comfortable now in front of my students with the tools and knowledge that I have learned from this class.D.B., 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 learned so much not only about chromebooks, but about resources available online that I can use in my classroom. This course was eye-opening to me and it has impacted my teaching for the better. I always thought I was pretty good with technology, but now I realize how little I actually knew. I am truly looking forward to using the things I've learned in this course in my classroom.M.V.
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 and learned a lot while taking this course. I was able to learn from the instructor and other classmates on different strategies to help my students with using technology. This has benefited me and my students in the classroom.K.K., 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., Math Teacher
I was very impressed with this course. It provided me with a toolbox of valuable tools that I am excited to implement into my 5th grade math classroom.K.G., Math Teacher
Finding apps and extensions that support learning and classroom efficiency Common Sense MediaH.M., Language Arts Teacher
I'm already now using some of the things I have learned in the course and have plans for much more.K.L., Elementary Teacher
This course gave a great in-depth look at the limitless possibilities of using Chromebooks in the classroom. Robin was a great facilitator and offered many opportunities for exploration and evaluation of apps and extensions.S.S., Elementary Teacher
Having a new cart full of Chromebooks, has my teachers asking...how do we use them? I have learned about many new assessment tools and techniques to share with colleagues. Also, my knowledge on GAFE has been reinforced!E.G., Librarian
YES YES YESE.C.
This was a great course to introduce teachers to many great sites, extensions, apps and tricks for using the Chromebook in their classroom.E.W.
Loved this course and felt it was very useful within my classroom.S.R., Math Teacher
I thought it was a great course. There was a lot of information that could be used in your classroom the next day.J.A., Social Studies Teacher