Using Chromebooks in the Classroom

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Chromebooks are inexpensive laptops running Google’s Chrome browser and offering a more traditional laptop functionality than tablets. Due to their affordability, Chromebooks are brilliant investments if you are thinking of maximizing the use of technology in your classes.

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Chromebooks rely heavily on Google Suite applications. The devices do not have plenty of memory, but they are tied to cloud services, which means that data are accessible even if students use different Chromebook or laptop at home.

Here are the reasons why your school should use Chromebooks to facilitate learning:

Practical and durable Chromebooks

These devices are easy to use and are structurally robust, making them more resistant to damage, and thus are excellent to be used by kids who are less careful of their things. Chromebooks are light and you can easily bring them around. 

They are light and you can easily bring them around. 

Another reason why Chromebooks are highly recommended in education is because of their battery life. Battery life can last for 8 to 10 hours, which saves the teachers the trouble of charging the devices during breaks. Since Chromebooks are low-maintenance, teachers can focus more on their teaching preparations. 

Chromebooks are low-maintenance, teachers can focus more on their teaching preparations

Chromebooks are built for students

Technology in school has shown an increase in engagement of the students rather than distract them. With the right devices, effective integration of technology in lessons will be carefully mapped out by the teachers.

There are several educational tools that educators can use in their class to keep the students interested in the lesson.

Collaboration is made easy through the use of Google Docs, Google Slides, and Google Sheets. Moreover, since Chromebooks are integrated with cloud-based storage, files and work done by the students can be accessible even if they use another device. They just need to log in their email. 

Moreover, since Chromebooks are integrated with cloud-based storage, files and work done by the students can be accessible even if they use another device. They just need to log in their email. 

Since it only uses the internet and google applications, it does not get bogged down with programs and other unnecessary data and apps that can slow down the processes.

Helpful in career preparation

Studies show that using computers in class help students develop higher order skills of critical thinking and analysis. They can scientifically inquire and actively engaged to the real-world contexts.

Educators instill work habits early on to the students as these students prepare for their future career paths.

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TFT will also host its first ever Professional Development Workshop for teachers.  As we will be opening a tutorial center, it will be held there. The name of the tutorial center is Bruner Learning Hub located in Maly, San Mateo.

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