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Chromebooks!

After using Chromebooks in Grade 5 last year, we decided to purchase a Chromebook for every student in Grade 3, 4, & 5. With 350 Chromebooks, we are one of the first Alberta elementary schools to have 1:1 technology!

 

Why do we like Chromebooks?

* Super fast startups - just 8 seconds

* Reliability - no hard drive or DVD player means fewer moving parts and fewer repairs

* Optimized to access the Google Suite of Tools - E-mail, Drive, Presentation

* All files are accessible at home through the student's Google account

* Paperless sharing of work between teacher and students

* Quick updates - A new program or patch can be updated and pushed to all Chromebooks quickly

* Safety - In the Google environment, the school has full control over internet access

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