ICT

Going Google!

 

In 2014 we began using Google Drive (along with other Google Apps) as a learning tool. Google Drive is a cloud based (ie. everything lives on the web) set of tools that allows us to create and collaborate from school or home on any device that is connected to the web.

Google Apps for Education (GAFE) does not use any student data for advertising nor does it display any advertisements on education products. All of the information about privacy and security can be found by clicking HERE.

1:1 Chromebooks in Grades 5 & 6  

 All Grade 5 & 6 students are using Chromebooks in a  "one device per student" setting.

Why Chromebooks? 

  • quick bootup (under 10sec!)
  • reliability- less login/network errors (only need one login)
  • designed for the web and that’s where we see resources, books and tools heading (if not already there)
  • seamless integration with Google Apps (Drive and GMail)- which is being supported by CEM
  • no downtime in case of damage/malfunction- simply move to another device with internet
  • can also be used offline (expanding range of “Offline Apps” available)

What is a Chromebook?