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Chromebooks

Finding the Right Ratio: PBL and Chromebooks

What would humans look like if they were capable of muscle powered flight? How long would their bird-like wings need to be in relation to their height and weight? Join us to dissect this unique project based learning activity in which students explore these questions using the tools available on Chromebooks.  By the end of this session, you will have the know-how and means to deliver this lesson in your classroom right away!

Chromebooks: Transforming Your Teaching

In the last session of our Chromebooks Concentration Series we bring it all together by discussing ways to redefine learning with technology with assistive techniques, setting up effective feedback mechanisms, and developing ways to facilitate successful problem solving. We will also examine best practices when it comes to introducing Chromebooks and discussing digital citizenship. Remember, if you have a Teq DTC in Google Educator Basics, completing this series awards you a concentration certificate in Chromebooks.

Chromebooks: Bringing it to the Classroom

The second installment in our Chromebooks Concentration Series walks you through the steps to plan and set-up Chromebooks in your classroom, while discussing behavior management techniques at every step. Then, we arm you with a plethora of apps and extensions that may be beneficial to your classroom such as Turn Off the Lights, Google Keep, and Google Cast. This is a session you won’t want to miss. See you there!

Chromebooks: Building Your Foundation

Are you already well versed in the usage of Google Apps, or have you just finished our Digital Teacher Certification (DTC) series on Google Educator Basics, and now you’re expected to integrate Chromebooks in your classroom? Fear not, as Chromebooks may use the same apps that you already know, or just learned about. However, having these devices, especially in a 1:1 classroom will take more expertise than that. In the first of this three-part Chromebook series, you will learn some introductory tips, device management techniques, and troubleshooting go-to’s. If you have a Teq DTC in Google Educator Basics, completing this series awards you a concentration certificate in Chromebooks.

Effective Chromebook Use in the Classroom

Join us to learn about the basics of using your Chromebook in the classroom. We'll discuss how the setup of the Chromebook including the differences if you are using them with management licenses. You'll also learn some best practices for Chromebook use and some ideas about how your teachers and students can use the Google apps and the Chromebooks to create exciting and engaging learning opportunities in the classroom!  

Administering Chrome Devices

Once you have set up your Google Apps for Education account, the next step is to set up the devices you have available at your school in order to maximize the effectiveness of teacher and student experience. Join us for Administering Chrome Devices where we review how to enroll Chromebooks, and answer questions about the mobile devices you may have available. We will also discuss setting apps and extensions for use across your domain and show how to review reports for your account. Come gain key knowledge to successfully deploy Chrome devices in your school!

Google Chromebooks & Mobile Devices

Has your school joined the movement of providing students with greater access to individual devices? Whether your school has a fully-involved 1:1 device initiative or you get periodic access to a classroom cart, it's important to know how to get the most out of what's available. Explore two of the most popular devices available for the classroom?he Chromebook and the iPad?nd learn how to use their unique functions with Google Drive in order to create compelling and effective lessons for your students. This course is a part of Teq's Google Education preparation program?n eight-part course that covers the use of all things Google, including Google Chrome, Gmail, Calendars, Drive, Sites, and more. ?lective?courses, including topics such as Chromebooks, mobile devices, the Google Apps admin panel, and project-based learning with Google, are also available. Whether you're in a 1:1 environment with students or you'd like to increase collaboration among colleagues, Teq's Google Education preparation program will provide you with everything you need to know to get up-and-running for the 2014-15 school year. Upon completion, participants will have gained the essential knowledge and skills to become certified Google Educators*. *Participation in Teq's Google Educator preparation program does not guarantee recognition as a Google Educator. In order to become certified as an official Google Educator, participants must register with Google and pass a series of five (5) online tests. Fees for tests are the sole responsibility of the participant and are not included with Teq Online PD membership. Learn more about becoming a Google Educator.

Google Chromebooks & Mobile Devices

Has your school joined the movement of providing students with greater access to individual devices? Whether your school has a fully-involved 1:1 device initiative or you get periodic access to a classroom cart, it's important to know how to get the most out of what's available. Explore two of the most popular devices available for the classroom?he Chromebook and the iPad?nd learn how to use their unique functions with Google Drive in order to create compelling and effective lessons for your students. This course is a part of Teq's Google Education preparation program?n eight-part course that covers the use of all things Google, including Google Chrome, Gmail, Calendars, Drive, Sites, and more. ?lective?courses, including topics such as Chromebooks, mobile devices, the Google Apps admin panel, and project-based learning with Google, are also available. Whether you're in a 1:1 environment with students or you'd like to increase collaboration among colleagues, Teq's Google Education preparation program will provide you with everything you need to know to get up-and-running for the 2014-15 school year. Upon completion, participants will have gained the essential knowledge and skills to become certified Google Educators*. *Participation in Teq's Google Educator preparation program does not guarantee recognition as a Google Educator. In order to become certified as an official Google Educator, participants must register with Google and pass a series of five (5) online tests. Fees for tests are the sole responsibility of the participant and are not included with Teq Online PD membership. Learn more about becoming a Google Educator.