Chromebooks are a new type of computer designed to help you get things done faster and easier. They run Chrome OS, an operating system that has cloud storage, the best of Google built-in, and multiple layers of security. For the rare times when you’re disconnected from the Internet, you can use offline-ready apps to stay productive.
Chromebooks can print with printers that you connect with Google Cloud Print. Using Google Cloud print, you can make your home and work printers available to you and anyone you choose, from the applications you use every day. Google Cloud Print works on your phone, tablet, Chromebook, PC, and any other web-connected device you want to print from.
Many accessories like Mac or Windows USB drives, computer mice, and keyboards work well with the Chromebook. Lots of external storage devices are compatible with the Chromebook, too.Though you cannot use your Chromebook to access your iPod's music or data, iPhone, iPad, and iPods will charge when plugged into a Chromebook. Six more reasons to love your Chromebook:
How are teachers and students using their Chromebooks?
- 30 Ways Teachers Are Using Chromebooks in Schools | gSlides
- The Google Chromebook in the Classroom | blog
- 100 Best Chromebook Tips, Tricks, & Timesavers | blog
- Caring for Your Chromebook | video
- Chromebook Tutorial: Choose Your Own Adventure | ThingLink
- Huntsville ISD Google Apps for Education | site
- Chromebook Specs & Performance Comparison Chart | blog
- 15 Useful Chromebook Tips | blog
- How to Care for Your Chromebook | video playlist
- DIY Chromebook Wall-Mount Charging Station | g+ post
- DIY Chromebook Charging File Cabinet | g+ post
What are some tips & tricks for caring for the Chromebooks in our classroom?
- 10 Tips for Using Your Chromebook | PDF
- Getting Started With Your Chromebook | blog
- Chromebook Tips & Tricks by Niles Elementary | pdf
- Responsible Use Guidelines for Students at TSD | gdoc
- Student Chromebook Guidelines at TSD | gdoc
- Lids Poster: Use shared language across your campus to support the in-class use of Chromebooks and other devices | poster
- The FMPS Chromebook Cart | video
- 1:1 Computing & Classroom Management | blog
- Student Laptops & Classroom Management | blog
- Laptop Cart Management | video
- Students! Treat Your Chromebook with Respect! | video
- How to Treat Your Chromebook | video
- Chromebook Care in Lego Land | video
- Chromebook Care - CFCSD | video