What is a Chromebook and why use it in your classroom?

21/8/2014

Chromebooks are laptops that use the chrome operating system.  They are designed to primarily be used while connected to the internet with cloud based applications such as Google Applications.

Benefits of the Chromebook in the classroom

  • Access to Google Apps for education suite that is available to all our schools via classm8
  • Fast turn on and login
  • Virus protection is built in
  • Software updating is automatically
  • Lightweight and portable
  • Low cost, around $300

See what the students and teachers of St Aidans have to say after trialling a set of Chromebooks in their school for two terms:

 

For more information and ideas about how Chromebooks can be used in learning see the Learning with Chromebooks blog.

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