Chromebook Resources for Teachers

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Chromebooks Resources for Teachers in the Classroom

Technology in the classroom has become more prevalent these past few years. We’ve found some fantastic online resources that will make life in the classroom a lot easier and a lot more fun.

 1. Google for Education Training Center

What better way to get started with your Chromebook than by learning from the people who created it? Google has created an online training center that has a wide range of modules that take you through the basic setup of your machines right through to advanced skills to really maximize your classroom experience. The best part is you can go through these courses at your own pace and whenever you have the time.

2. G Suite for Education

This is the resource designed by Google for use in schools. It matches perfectly with the functionality of a Chromebook – which isn’t surprising since they’re from the same people. The range of tools allows you and your students to truly collaborate and learn together. You’ll find all of the basics that your kids will need to create projects, write papers and communicate with ease.

3. Chromebook Classroom on YouTube

This YouTube channel has an array of videos that are all aimed at helping schools and teachers with Chromebooks to use them more effectively. It showcases hour-long webinars and short how-tos to help you get to grips with the basics and some of the more interesting applications. It even has a few videos aimed at students.

4. A Resource Guide for Teachers

This mini website has great step-by-step instructions for setting up your Chromebooks and getting to grips with all the functionality it allows. You’ll find useful screenshots and detailed descriptions of each element – even a breakdown of keyboard shortcuts to maximize your efficiency.

5. Top Chrome Apps and Extensions

It’s essential to have the right tools for the job, and this list of apps and extensions for Chrome will help you get the most out of your Chromebooks and your students. It includes options that are great for any classroom, as well as many subject-specific programs. Have a look, and pick and choose what works for you.

6. Resources for Elementary Students

Here are some tools recommended to help your students improve their vocabulary, practice reading, and explore math concepts. These tools are primarily math and reading review sites that you can assign during independent work time, as station activities, or homework.

7. Learning Support Tools

This list of websites will support students as they begin interacting with your lessons. They may need help with new words, or difficult math concepts. These are some helpful learning support tools that all students can benefit from using.

8. Google Sites

Google Sites – Google Sites is a simple website tool. Students of all ages can learn to build and share a website. Sites is great for class projects, research assignments, and portfolios. Free to use if your school uses Google Workspace for Education.

9. A Quick Guide for Guardians

Are the parents and guardians of your students unsure about Chromebooks and why you are using them in the classroom? Here is a helpful guide that gives a few points on how the devices make learning better in the 21st century.

 

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