This innovative course introduces educators to exciting and best ways to use Chromebooks in the K-12 classroom. Discover, in detail, how to effectively and efficiently use Chromebooks with students. Teachers will learn how to integrate 21st Century digital skills to facilitate student learning, skill acquisition, and motivation. Educators are encouraged to apply the knowledge gained to develop lesson plans for immediate implementation in their classrooms.
This course can be taken individually and is part of the Learning and Teaching in a K-12 Digital Classroom Series, the Google for Teachers Series and the Remote Teaching and Learning Series.
Number of Units: 2.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for teachers (Grade K-12) interested in optimizing the use of Chromebooks in the classroom to increase student learning and motivation.
Course Materials: No textbook is required for this course. Participants must have a Chromebook device and a Google account to complete assignments.
For this course, Chrome is the recommended browser, as you will be working entirely in Chromebooks.
Once you have enrolled in your course, log in to your account to access the course Welcome Letter, which includes directions on how to access the Online Orientation and your online course.
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The course really helped me as a beginning chromebook user. It was grea t
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