Chromebooks A-Z

Chromebooks A-Z

Chromebooks are a low cost, easy to manage laptop for schools

Chromebooks A-Z is a one day hands-on workshop that equips teachers, school leaders and IT staff to become familiar with Chromebooks. Participants will be involved in activities to explore the features of Chromebooks and how they support the use of Google Apps for Education in the classroom.

This hands-on workshop will include:

  • how to login to Chromebooks using your Google Apps account
  • familiarisation and navigation of the Chrome OS
  • WiFi and proxy configuration
  • using the built-in camera
  • projecting from a Chromebook
  • enrolment and management using the Chrome Management Console
  • using built-in apps – Chrome, Docs, Sheets, Slides, and
  • selecting and adding apps from the Chrome Web Store.

Completing Chromebooks A-Z will contribute 5 hours of QTC Registered PD addressing 2.6.2, 3.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

Note: This course is registered by Think3 therefore enrollment will not appear in MyPL. Accreditation will be processed by the Think3 after the event.

Audience: All teachers, administrators.


Scott Barnham

Scott Barnham

From Think3

Scott has over 20 years experience in using technology for learning. As a teacher, he explored innovative use of technology. He worked at Apple as a Systems Engineer, with NSW Department of Education, Catholic & Independent schools. Today, Scott assists school leadership with strategy and planning, provides professional learning & implementation services.



21 November 2016

Location: North Ryde, NSW
Time: 9am-3:00pm
Cost: $285 (inclGST)

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How do I enrol?
Just click on the enrolment button and fill out the form. You will be emailed a confirmation within 2 working days. The course will not appear in the MyPL system. If this is a BOSTES registered course then when you have completed the course, your accreditation will show up on your BOSTES record. If it is not a registered course then it is classified as Teacher Identified Professional Learning. A certificate of completion can be provided upon request.
How is payment taken?
If you are from a NSW DoE school, payment will be via direct debit and appear on your school's Sundry Tax Invoice Statement. Non-DoE schools and individuals will be invoiced. Please contact us to confirm your billing details.
How do I get there and do I need to bring anything?
There are many transport options. See our Contact page for more information. We will send out an email to all participants with parking information two days before the event. Please look out for this email and read the instructions carefully. All equipment will be provided unless otherwise advised.
What if I cancel or don't show up?
If you would like to cancel your enrolment please Contact us, however keep in mind any cancellations made within 2 days of the event or no-shows will incur the full cost, charged to your school.
What's a follow-on component?
Some of our courses include a follow-on component that is to be completed by the participant back in their school context, with the aim of  transferring the new practice to their teaching and learning repertoire. These deliverables are included as part of the course hours and are designed to engage teachers in real 'learning through doing' leading to improvement in the skills and capabilities of teachers. Satisfactory completion of these deliverables are according to a framework that is emailed out to participants. Participants will be notified by email if their deliverables do not satisfactorily meet the criteria and be given an opportunity to resubmit. If for some reason you are unable to complete the follow-on, you can still log hours for a workshop day separately in your BOSTES record as Teacher Identified Hours, if signed off by your Principal. We can provide a Certificate to facilitate this.
More questions? Contact us.

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