Published May 28, 2020
The last couple of months have actually been an adventure for a lot of households like mine that are handling work, parenting, and school at house.
We hope our new Chrome OS update can help.
Access to countless helpful extensions
Now, parents can let their children customize Chrome with countless complimentary extensions and styles from the Chrome Web Shop and be more efficient with tools like Zoom and Screencastify. To approve extensions, parents simply need to enter their password on the supervised Chromebook.
Healthy guardrails for apps on Chromebook
With the current update, moms and dads can likewise set per-app time frame for Play Store apps to handle their kid’s screen time on Chromebooks. This Family Link improvement gives parents more precise control over their kids’ app usage, so kids can strike the ideal balance of time on instructional apps like Khan Academy Kids and video games like Roblox.
Here are some other pointers for using Chromebook as a family:
Visit the revamped ” Kids” tab on the Google Play Shop to find teacher-approved apps for discovering and entertainment.
See Teach from Home for resources on mentor and discovering in the house, and more info about the Google for Education tools your kid might be using in school.
Turn on Digital Wellbeing settings, like Night Light, which changes Chromebook’s screen temperature level to decrease blue light at night.
We’ll be back soon with another highlight reel of current improvements to Chromebook.