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What Do Schools Risk By Going ‘Full Google’?

What Do Schools Risk By Going ‘Full Google’?

| August 28, 2014

Google launches new tools for teachers and expands its brand among students.

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Google Launches Redesigned Education Site

Google Launches Redesigned Education Site

| January 30, 2012 | 4 Comments

Google has revamped its site for educators, creating a redesigned repository for all its educational tools and resources for teachers, schools, and students. The newest feature is News and Calendar, a listing of all events and deadlines for Google’s education endeavors. Google also created an online booklet called Google in Education: A New and Open […]

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Where Does Disruption Begin? With Teachers Who Teach Teachers

Where Does Disruption Begin? With Teachers Who Teach Teachers

| August 16, 2011 | 6 Comments

Disrupting the entrenched education system is daunting. There are 7.2 million teachers in the U.S., 76 million students, and more than 98,000 public schools, according to a government census (as of 2008). So what’s the most effective way to unshackle the current archaic system from ineffective tactics that no longer work in the digital age? […]

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5 Ways Teachers Are Getting Inspired This Summer

5 Ways Teachers Are Getting Inspired This Summer

| July 27, 2011 | 1 Comment

Summertime is typically spent unwinding, unplugging, and for many educators, untangling from the daily rigors of teaching. But summer is also the perfect opportunity to get more familiar with ideas and tools that might take time to understand and use during the school year. We asked a few teachers how they’ve been spending their summer […]

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Does Apple’s New iCloud Offer Anything New for Education?

Does Apple’s New iCloud Offer Anything New for Education?

| June 8, 2011 | 3 Comments

Apple is holding its big developers’ conference this week in San Francisco, and the event kicked off on Monday with a keynote unveiling some of the new products and features Apple has in store. This includes upgrades to both its Mac and mobile operating systems. Apple also introduced a new product, iCloud that will store […]

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Is Your School Ready for Google’s Chromebooks for Education?

Is Your School Ready for Google’s Chromebooks for Education?

| May 12, 2011 | 13 Comments

At Google IO this week, Google announced a “new kind of computer” and a new program aimed at schools: Chromebooks for Education. These new devices look like laptops, but they run on Google’s new operating system Chrome OS and are truly Web-based and Web-centric. There is no local storage and there is no software. In […]

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Weekly News Roundup

Weekly News Roundup

| March 18, 2011 | 1 Comment

The Sesame Workshop and the Joan Ganz Cooney Center released its study on children’s media usage. Among its findings, television is still popular, but children are engaging in a variety of other media platforms. Almost 25 percent of young children under age 5 use the Internet at least once a week, and just under half […]

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