Chrome is a web browser designed by Google for fast, streamlined, and secure Internet browsing. There are many features of Chrome that not only make it a great Internet browser, but also make it very functional in a classroom setting. Imagine being able to sign into Chrome on any computer and have all of your information there in one place, just as you left them on the last computer you were using. Signing into Chrome is NOT the same thing as signing into Google.
Available for both iOS and Android, Chrome can also be used as a web browser on mobile devices. You will have the option to sign in to Chrome on your mobile device, allowing you to sync bookmarks, saved passwords, browsing history, and settings across all of your devices.
Depending on what apps and extensions are used with Chrome, it can be used to facilitate creativity, communication, collaboration, or critical thinking. By providing access to the Internet, Chrome provides students with an opportunity to investigate, compare, cite evidence, develop a logical argument, and more.
Instructors and students will effectively use the Chrome browser for educational purposes.
Instructors and students use Google Cast for Education for screen sharing.
Instructors and students log into Chrome with their school Google accounts to take advantage of syncing bookmarks, settings, etc across multiple devices.
Instructors locate, select, install, manage, and use extensions and/or apps to provide better instruction and meet the needs of students.
Instructors use the District's process for whitelisting and managing extensions and/or apps for students.
Students effectively use Chrome as their default browser to access the Google Apps for Education Suite, Canvas, and various other educational apps and sites.
Students use Google Cast for Education to share their learning with others.