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Educational Technology Guy: Why Should Schools go with Google Apps and Chromebooks?

Posted on: March 4th, 2015 by bplants

I’m a huge fan and user of Google Apps for Education and Chromebooks and have written about them at length here. Here is a generic version of what I presented as reasons why my district should Go Google that you can use in your own school/district.

Why Google Apps for Education and Chromebooks:

Here are some of the reasons why Chromebooks make sense in education:

Educational Goals:

  • Increase student engagement
  • Expose our students to the latest technology – software and hardware
  • Create student centered learning environments
  • Allow students and teachers to do new things, work collaboratively and create projects
  • Prepare our students for the transition to online testing as we move toward Common Core State Standards implementation
  • Provide equitable access to computers to all students (1:1)
  • Here are some videos and resources explaining Google Apps and Chromebooks in Education:

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