What is a Chromebook?
A Chromebook is a personal computer running the Google Chrome OS (Operating System). Although this device has some offline capabilities, it is designed to be used while connected to the Internet. Click here for more information.
The district chose Chromebooks for many reasons, but the main reason is that we believe it is the most cost-effective/easy-to-use device. Chromebooks allow teachers to manage and instruct student learning beyond the classroom walls. Chromebooks provide students with the ability to explore, collaborate, and learn anywhere, anytime.
What is the Chrome Operating System (OS)?
The Chrome OS (Operating System) works with web-based applications; there are no programs to load and no program updates to install. The Chrome OS automatically updates, therefore you are always running the most current version. Because of its advanced security features, Chrome offers a very safe browsing experience.xt here...
The Chromebook has many offline capabilities as well. Check out this link to see what's available.