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Classroom Uses - Chromebook Classroom Sample Projects for the ChromebookStudents will use a variety of websites for Digital Storytelling. Digital storytelling allows the students to “show with they know” in a creative, digital format. Digital storytelling on the web also allows for publication and sharing of projects with a wider audience. Students plan to use Digital Storytelling for Social Studies, Reading, Language Arts and Science. A few examples of websites that allow for Digital Storytelling are listed below along with curriculum connections.Prezi: Social Studies Regions Project, End of the Year Reflections, Book ReportsAnimoto: Field Trip Pictures, Classroom Events Voicethread: Biography Poems, Small research projects, Author Studies, Poetry ShareBlabberize: Rock Research, Minnesota History research on Lumbering, Saw Milling, Farming, and Flour Milling.

Chromebooks Start up your Chromebook – Your Chromebook starts up in about 8 seconds. To turn it on, simply open the lid or press the power button. Log in – With your school email and password, log in on the main start up screen when prompted. A new user can log in through the “New User” icon on the desktop. Technology / Chromebooks in the Classroom What is a Chromebook?A Chromebook is a personal computer that runs Chrome as an operating system. The device is made to connect quickly to the Internet and supports apps that are on the web, not ones that are downloaded to the device. Helpful Chromebook links:Youtube Video (Chromebook Introduction)Chromebooks in the Classroom (huge list of links to resources)Chromebook Classroom Website Resources (tips and tricks and more)Finding apps for your Chromebook (great site that allows you to locate apps based on what you are trying to accomplish) Ways to use Chromebooks to support Learning:PUBLISHING

Organiser Tools Skip to main content Create interactive lessons using any digital content including wikis with our free sister product TES Teach. Get it on the web or iPad! EdTech Chic: How #GAFE and #Chrome are helping @BrenhamISD stay CIPA compliant by educating students domain-wide with just a few clicks! First of all, if you are not familiar with CIPA (Children's Internet Protection Act), you can read more about it here. According to the FCC: The Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) was enacted by Congress in 2000 to address concerns about children's access to obscene or harmful content over the Internet. CIPA imposes certain requirements on schools or libraries that receive discounts for Internet access or internal connections through the E-rate program – a program that makes certain communications services and products more affordable for eligible schools and libraries. In early 2001, the FCC issued rules implementing CIPA and provided updates to those rules in 2011. Because Brenham ISD receives e-Rate money, we must work hard to make sure we are meeting requirements by monitoring and filtering student Internet access and providing education about online safety, cyberbullying, etc.

Program a Friend Activity courtesy of the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry’s Vernier Technology Lab Time: 10 – 30 minutes Grade level: 1 – 8 Summary Working in pairs, students learn basic computer programming and software engineering concepts by building an obstacle course, then steering a blindfolded friend through it by using a series of commands. They re-run the maze to improve on the “program.” A Chromebook 101 for Teachers: What’s All the Fuss About? Considering Chromebooks? You’re not the only one! The Chromebook in Education revolution is finding its way into more and more schools across the country.

Top 90 Tips for Google Chromebook Getting started with a Google Chromebook is very easy so is being a normal Google Chromebook user. But to be a power user, you need to know some tips, tricks and secrets. Here is a few to get you started! Towards the end of the list you will find tips mostly found on development channel or beta channel of Chrome OS. About UDL My passion is to remove the obstacles to learning for all students and these free tools offer opportunities for struggling learners that promote academic success. When material is digital or electronic, it is flexible and accessible. It is our responsibility as educators to provide materials that promote success. Please encourage all educators to consider using these free tools. When Congress reauthorized IDEA in 1997, they added the provision that ALL students on IEPs must now be considered for assistive technology. (As Dave Edyburn pointed out, 4 million more students were now eligible to be considered for AT.

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