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Chromebooks for Creative Kiddos

Course Description:

Educators around the globe are gearing up embracing the power of the traditional and digital to become TRA-DIGITAL superheroes in their classrooms. In this eight-part webinar series you’ll learn how to capture students’ enthusiasm, harness their creativity, and inspire their powers of collaboration using the Google Apps while encouraging them to use their Chromebook for good, and not evil, to meet the rigorous standards of the Common Core. See the full course description here.


Instructor:  Robert Pohl

Audience:  Elementary Teachers (Grades K-5)

Episode 4 - Google Docs for Aspiring Authors

posted Feb 9, 2018, 2:02 PM by pohlr@monroe.wednet.edu   [ updated Feb 9, 2018, 2:04 PM ]

In this episode, we explored using Google Docs to enhance the writing process in your classroom. We learned about the features, functions, and add-ons of Google Docs that support expository, persuasive, narrative and descriptive writing.


Episode 3 - Launch Your Classroom Mission Control "Copy Machine"

posted Feb 9, 2018, 2:00 PM by pohlr@monroe.wednet.edu   [ updated Feb 9, 2018, 2:00 PM ]

In this session we’ll explore Google Classroom’s assignment building features for students.  You’ll learn how easy it is to create templates and distribute them digitally--one for all, one for many, and one for each individual. 

Episode 2 - Launch Your Classroom Mission Control "Dashboard"

posted Feb 9, 2018, 1:57 PM by pohlr@monroe.wednet.edu   [ updated Feb 9, 2018, 2:00 PM ]

Google Classroom is your Mission Control for launching learning in your digital Chromebook classroom.  In this workshop we’ll explore how to create a paperless workflow--posting links and videos that your students can access anywhere.  We'll walk through setting up your first class for use as a “Digital Dashboard” for accessing all of your favorite web-based content.


Episode 1 - Chromebooks, Carts & Kiddos

posted Feb 9, 2018, 1:55 PM by pohlr@monroe.wednet.edu   [ updated Feb 9, 2018, 1:55 PM ]

In this session we took a close look at the hardware features of the Chromebook and explored the Chrome interface.  We learned how to manage student logins, set preferences and accessibility options, and define the classroom management practices you’ll employ for checking in/out the devices to students from their storage carts.  



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