Chromebooks

For the 2017-2018 school year, Portland Schools is rolling out Chromebooks to our students and staff. As simple as they are to use for most people, there are a lot of great tips and tricks, and ways to integrate the Chromebook into the classroom.

    • This is actually provided by Google and is a great start to understanding Chromebooks and finding answers to questions. If you have questions or need help with your Chromebook, you are likely to find the answer here.

    • Once you have a fundamental understanding of how Chromebooks work, this is a great place to learn a bit more. Also provided by Google, this website will answer questions like:
      • What are Chromebooks and how are they different from other computers
      • How to manage and take care of Chromebooks in schools
      • How to personalize your Chromebook
      • How you can integrate technology in your classroom using Chromebooks
      • How Chromebooks and Google Apps for Education work seamlessly together
      • How teachers can find and assign apps to students
      • How to troubleshoot simple Chromebook issues, and where to find support when needed

Need to use your Chromebook Offline?

    • This is an excellent slideshow that is a ​MUST READ​, and will give you a better vision for how you can utilize Chromebooks in the classroom. There are some really great apps mentioned that you should check out!

    • This is a great list of Apps that work with GAFE.