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Take a look inside lesson one of our Chromebooks in the Classroom online course.
Instructors: Shannon Holden and James Knight
Each year, dozens of school districts are purchasing Chromebooks.
Teachers are told to integrate these Chromebooks into their lessons – but are overwhelmed by the ever-changing list of tools available to them. They ask many of the same questions when trying to navigate this new frontier in education:
This course is designed to lessen the pain, suffering, confusion, and lessen the time it takes for educators to understand how to use the BEST educational tools, applications, and extensions available to facilitate student learning with Chromebooks.
I have discovered that teachers will NOT use technology unless it meets these four criteria:
In my roles as a school administrator, educational consultant, website builder, and webinar presenter for the past 28 years – I have been exposed to hundreds of educational technology platforms. To meet educator needs, I have put together a collection of my “Top 10” FREE “Chromebook Compatible” tools that educators can integrate into their lessons tomorrow! Our course will make you a happier, more effective teacher in 15 hours.
This course is taught by Shannon Holden, high school principal and host of two webinar series on edWeb.net.
Shannon also teaches pre-service teachers at Missouri State University, The University of North Dakota, and The University of The Pacific how to implement technology in their classrooms.
You will learn:
After this session, participants will be able to construct engaging lesson plans, perform formative assessments, build performance events, and edit instructional videos to help students utilize Chromebooks in the classroom.
- Teachers will learn how to find the best and highest-rated extensions to improve the functionality of their Chromebooks.
- Teachers will learn how to set up classes, build lessons, and make assignments in Google Classroom.
- Teachers will learn how to set up accounts and utilize free tools to engage students.
- Teachers will learn how to select the appropriate tool to achieve the desired objectives.
- Teachers will learn how to curate and find materials created by other teachers to use in their own classroom.
Lesson 1: Introduction & Instructions
Lesson 2: Google Drive
Lesson 3: Google Slides
Lesson 4: Google Sites
Lesson 5: Google Forms
Lesson 6: Backchannels in the Classroom Using Todaysmeet
Lesson 7: Improve Study Time With Quizlet & StudyBlue
Lesson 8: Using Wakelet With Your Chromebook
Lesson 9: Using Your Chromebook to Create Using Blendspace
Lesson 10: Assessing Students by Using Quizizz
Lesson 11: Using Flipgrid to Make Assessment Fun
Lesson 12: Taking Student Learning Global With PenPal
Lesson 13: Encouraging Real-Time Student Collaboration Using Padlet
Lesson 14: Using Video to Assess With EdPuzzle
Lesson 15: Chrome Extensions for Beginners
Lesson 16: Getting Started With Google Classroom