When they were released in 2011, Chromebooks seemed like a wacky idea - a computer whose operating system was little more than a web browser and had to be constantly connected to the Internet to be useful.
How things change! Chromebooks running ChromeOS have matured rapidly over the past few years and are now a serious contender for education. Lightweight, fast, secure and reliable, Chromebooks have become a popular choice in schools all over the world.
This session is for anyone interested in learning more about what Chromebooks are, what they can do and why they are a great option for students. We will look at the pros and cons of Chromebooks, some of the many apps available in the Chrome webstore, and some of the management options available through the Google Apps Control Panel.