Chromebooks—the lightweight laptops that run software from the Internet instead of a local hard drive—have skyrocketed in popularity within the last few years. In the second half of 2014, Chromebooks surpassed iPads as the most popular devices sold to U.S. schools. Why have Chromebooks become so popular in education? What do you need to know before adopting chromebooks in your institution? Explore the information below to learn the greatest benefits and challenges to implementing Chromebooks in education—as well as best practices and keys to success.

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Best Practices for Integrating Chromebooks into Teaching & Learning
In this new Chromebook adoption resource guide, we explore some of the biggest benefits and challenges to implementing Chromebooks in education—as well as best practices and keys to success at the district, school and classroom levels.

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Benefits and Challenges of Chromebook Adoption
See what eSchool News learned about Chromebook adoption and usage when we drilled down the data from our recent survey.

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Chromebooks in Education Articles

30,000 Chromebooks reach middle schoolers in N.C. district
Move is the district’s latest in an attempt to boost students’ tech skills Read the Full Article.
Students help launch one-to-one Chromebook program
One school’s students take on the heavy lifting — such as it is Read the Full Article.
Anatomy of a successful Chromebook rollout
Best practices and PD tips for going one-to-one with Chromebooks Read the Full Article.
Preparing the K-12 network infrastructure for common core and online assessments
We are confident that we will be able to give our students an exceptional educational experience in common core and online learning Read the Full Article.
Chromebooks take other mobile devices to school
Chromebooks have come from nowhere to grab nearly a fifth of U.S. school purchases of mobile computers, posing problems for Microsoft Corp. and possibly even Apple Inc., the Wall Street Journal reports. Read the Full Article.

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Google Apps for Education
Save time and stay connected. Google Apps for Education: A Suite of Free Productivity Tools for Classroom Collaboration

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Chromebooks for Education: KIPP Academy of Opportunity, Los Angeles, CA
Chromebooks for Education connect students and teachers at KIPP Academy of Opportunity with the power of the web.

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Using Google (Chromebooks) to flip your classroom
Filmed at BETT 2013, Bruno Reddy from King Solomon’s Academy in London shares his experience working with Chromebooks and Google Apps for Education to “flip his classroom.”

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TWITTER: #Chromebooksineduction
Filmed at BETT 2013, Bruno Reddy from King Solomon’s Academy in London shares his experience working with Chromebooks and Google Apps for Education to “flip his classroom.”

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