Chromebooks support communication, collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking in future ready classrooms. Teachers and students benefit from quick access to the web, interactive apps, creation tools, workflow extensions, and formative assessment resources.

Chromebook Essentials

The Keyboard - The Chromebook's keyboard has a slightly different layout as compared to traditional laptops and desktops.

The Touchpad - The multi-touch touchpad allows users to perform a variety of tasks. The Chromebook touchpad functions similar to traditional PC Laptop touchpads. It can also be customized in the Chromebook "Touchpad settings".

Keyboard Shortcuts - Keyboard shortcuts are combinations of keys and clicks that can be used to perform specific actions, such as taking a screenshot. Knowing some of the shortcuts can help enhance the efficiency of a Chromebook.

The Desktop - The Chromebook shelf is the launchpad for Chrome, apps, Google Drive, notifications, and the Chromebook settings menu.

Chromebook Settings - The settings menu is the place to customize features and add accessibility options for the Chromebook.

Offline Access - Even if you are not connected to the Internet, you can still do lots of things with your Chromebook.

Chromebook Resources for Teaching and Learning

Google for Education Training Center - Chromebooks - A collection of best practice resources for connected educators who are using Chromebooks in the classroom.

Playlist of Video Resources for Chromebooks