We are very pleased to offer the 5 - 8th graders a 1:1 program using Chromebooks.
What is a Chromebook?
"The Chromebook is a new, faster computer. It starts in seconds, and offers thousands of apps. It has built-in virus protection, and backs up your stuff in the cloud. With automatic updates, it keeps getting better." http://www.google.com/intl/en/chrome/devices/
View these videos on youtube to get a better understanding for what Chromebooks can do for education:
Useful Chrome Web Apps from the Chrome Web Store:
Dictionary by Google
Diigo - Bookmark favorite pages
GeoGebra - for graphing
Desmos Graphing Calculator
Anatronica - 3D Interactive Anatomy