CHROMEBOOK USAGE IDEAS

Google Resources
Google Documents

Writing assignments can be shared with parents.

Parents can make comments and editing ideas right on the document.

 

Google Slides

Where presentations come to life.

Google Calendar

Parents’ calendars can be synced with students’ calendars, so everyone is on the same schedule.

 

Google Dictionary

This can be added to the toolbar for easy access when doing assignments.

 

Gmail

Brings conversation to life and is also a place for letter writing practice.

 
Additional Resources
Acellus

https://www.acellus.com

A variety of web-based courses to a full accredited curriculum for $9.99/month.

Discovery K12

http://discoveryk12.com/dk12/

Free online homeschool platform and curriculum for pre-k to 12th grade.

Duolingo on the Web

(under WDM approved extensions)

Learn languages completely free, without ads or hidden charges.  

It’s fun, easy, and scientifically proven.

Free Keyboard Practice

Dance Mat Typing - dancemattypingguide.com

typing.com

Kahn Academy

www.khanacademy.org

Free online courses, lessons, and practice.

myHomework Chromebook Extension

(can also be found at myhomeworkapp.com)

A great place for parents and students to keep track of daily assignments and activities.

OpenDyslexic

(under WDM approved extensions)

Formats pages using the OpenDyslexic font and low contrast help.

Power School

https://www.powerschool.com/

A variety of web-based courses to a full accredited curriculum for $24.99/month.

Seesaw: The Learning Journal

(under WDM Approved extensions)

A student-driven digital portfolio that empowers students to independently document what they are learning.

Spanish Translation

http://www.spanishdict.com/

Google for translation ​

Let Carol Kramer (kramerc@wdmcs.org) know if you have some ideas to add to this list.

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