Chromebook Basics

Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Michael Hakkarinen

Chromebooks are quickly becoming the device of choice for many schools. They are simple to use, easy to maintain, and require nothing more than an internet connection to do many of the tasks that used to cost hundreds of dollars in software and storage. By using the Chrome OS and a suite of free Google Apps, you can do almost anything on a Chromebook.

Objective: Upon completion of this course you will be able to start using your Chromebook to browse the web and access learning resources as well as tips and tricks for using your Chromebook.

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Readiness: For resources that focus on learning to use technology and that help build the foundational technology skills needed to support the ISTE Standards.

This course provides foundational understanding of technology skills and contributes to a teacher’s readiness in the following areas:
Digital Fluency

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This course increases the level of technological knowledge needed to apply technology to a lesson or teacher work flow.

For the perfect lesson combine this technology with a lesson that currently exhibits excellent content knowledge and pedagogical practice.

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The technology used in this course when implemented in a classroom lesson will not provide any functional change to the classroom. This technology serves as a direct substitute for traditional methods of content delivery, assessment and completion.

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This course utilizes technology or teaches components of technological programs across a variety of systems, people organizations, and knowledge. Every technology tool requires a base level of understanding that can be considered part of this course. Technology as part of STEAM can be used as a tool for science, engineering and arts.