My Students Have Chromebooks! Now What?

My Students Have Chromebooks! Now What?

This blog will provide a step-by-step guide for implementing Chromebooks in the classroom.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Getting Up Close and Personal With Your Chromebook

Activity #4:  Customizing your Chromebook, adding bookmarks, and becoming familiar with the Moore County Schools Digital Integration Sites.

This is the fun part.  Setting the wallpaper on their Chromebooks is a way students show ownership of their personal device.  Although these devices are school property, after adding a few personal touches such as wallpaper, an avatar, and a customized bookmarks bar, students will subconsciously start to protect these machines. They will care for them as though they were the true owners.  

After customizing, nothing is worse than a borrowed device from the media center.

Let's get started.

Click on the video below to learn how students may set their very own wallpapers.

Now, let's look at possible avatars...

Click on the video below for the tutorial.

Go to the following site to create your avatar:

Get ready to set up your Bookmarks Bar!  Like a great friend, it will always be there for you!

More fun stuff with bookmarks!

Sites I recommend your students bookmark:

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