Like many K-12 school administrators pondering how to modernize their classroom technology, Peter Iles considered iPads as way to outfit his students and replenish an aging PC lab.
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Gene Tognetti is a 7th grade Social Studies teacher and vice-principal at St. Leo the Great in San Jose, California. This is Gene's account of using Chromebooks with students.
Chrome devices are instantly personalizable by each student or teacher, and easy to manage, making them an ideal solution for bringing the power of the web to your classrooms. Here’s how Chrome devices are helping K-12 schools of all sizes make the grade:
Chromebooks are built and optimized for the web, so you get a faster, simpler and more secure experience without all the headaches of ordinary computers.
For students of Leyden High School District 212, two miles from O’Hare Airport in Illinois, Aug. 14, 2012 felt more like their birthday than the first day of school. The district, comprising East and West Leyden high schools, realized its long-planned hope of providing a computing device to every student and gave out 3,500 new Google Chromebooks.
No annoying updates. Nothing complicated to learn. Boots in seconds. Comes with your favorite Google apps. The Chromebook makes a great additional computer for getting things done, for sharing around the home, for everyone.