This page contains content linked to a BCPS Google Drive. Teachers must be logged into their BCPS Google account when accessing any linked Google Workspace resources for use with students and for any BCPS related work.
Please reference Setting Up Users in Google Chrome for support in logging into your BCPS Google Account.
Grade levels: Primary, Intermediate, Middle, High
Chromebooks are computers that are available for students in grades K-12 to use for accessing digital content and resources. Chromebooks use the Chrome Operating System (OS) rather than the Windows Operating System and are intended to be used for accessing web-based applications.
To see a user comparison in basic functionality between Chromebooks and BCPS Windows Devices, you can view the Chromebook and Windows Device Quick Tips & Tricks resource.
Getting Started with Chromebooks
Google provides a variety of Chromebook support resources for users on the Chromebook Help site. This site provides a search option to assist users with locating the appropriate support.
These resources in addition to the Chromebook Simulator can useful for teachers and students to build knowledge and fluency with the Chromebook and the Chrome OS.
Additional Support Resources-
Empowered Learner. 1d - Students understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.
Ideas for Use
The Office Library Media Programs & Educational Technology provides lessons for teachers to use to introduce Chromebook care and use to students. These lessons can be found on our Device Care & Use page.
Visit the Digital Resource Toolbox to explore tools that students can use on their Chromebooks.