Chromebooks, school and windows computers, a few???

Discussion in 'Chrome OS and Software' started by kojack, Sep 6, 2020.

  1. kojack

    kojack Notebook Virtuoso

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    So the school board in my province has purchased 30000 Chromebooks for the students here. Fine and dandy. I know my son, as a special needs student will more than likely not acquire one. My question is will he be able to connect with everything they do on his windows laptop or will he need a Chromebook to do everything?
     
  2. Ed. Yang

    Ed. Yang Notebook Evangelist

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    Schools shouldn't limit students choice of mobile learning device to specific OS or even certain makes.
    Country's, or even Provincial government should hv a guideline to students adopting different gears, pointing them to what kind of proper programs or apps to produce what kind of work the school demands.
    That number u mentioned should not be mandatory to be pushed to every student in the beginning of their academic years. Should ur local government do that push, not every family can afford fresh new device that comes in a price where students comes from different family backgrounds and incomes.

    Here in Singapore, the government went with the initiative of putting partial amount into students' account that worths roughly USD$60 and let students make the choice of the gears they buy. However, some basic criteria on programs or softwares hv to be met. Such that they can produce works that can be accepted by the school. Network connections are limited to schools regulations...
     
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    kojack Notebook Virtuoso

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    They are giving the students the chromebooks, NOT making them buy it. I am stating that my son being in a special needs environment will probably not get one. I am asking if he can do everything on his windows notebook that a typical student could do on their chromebook? I am not getting into politics about it, I just want to know about doing the actual work.
     
  4. Ed. Yang

    Ed. Yang Notebook Evangelist

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    Well if that is given... Certainly it still may not be fitting to each student. As they're... Some comes with physical limitations.
    I could understand ur dilemma or difficulties as some kids hv different challenges in their abilities... Hopefully u can work it out with the school to use the equipment of ur choice, suitable for ur son's need, such that he won't be slowed behind in learning process.
     
  5. Primes

    Primes Notebook Deity

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    I would think everything would work as long as your using the chrome browser and signing in with the account your using for school.
     
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