July 30, 2015
Meet Janelle, an intelligent, creative, computer-literate animator in training, who is a self-motivated sophomore. Meet Tony, also intelligent, creative, shy, somewhat computer-literate, and an English-as-a-second-language junior.
There aren’t a ton of reasons to use the Amazon Appstore over Google Play, but one key exception is the free app of the day. Until now, Google hasn’t offered any similar type of promotion, but that seems to be changing with a quiet new promotion for a “free app of the week.”
As one-to-one initiatives gain speed, more apps are making their way into the classroom and into teachers’ hearts. The Google Play for Education store is one way for teachers to find and download student-focused apps that have an impact on learning.
If you love all that Google has to offer, but are not particularly fond of the browser extensions available, then this list is for you.
This week I am hosting some guest bloggers. This is a guest post from Mike Petty. Last fall our high school purchased Chromebooks and the new principal set high expectations for more project-based learning and technology integration in all subjects.
2006 was a landmark year in Google’s history. The Oxford English Dictionary accepted “Google” as a verb. Since then we have done quite a lot to make that action the grammar for our online lives. We follow its particular syntax to search for information.
This week I am hosting some guest bloggers. This is a guest post from Jonathan Brubaker. Right place at the right time. The place was Edcamp Palm Springs. The time was a session on video in the classroom led by Jessica Pack.
A new digital resource offers tips to safely use Google Apps for Education A new resource from Gaggle and Amplified IT offers technology facilitators 12 tips to help ensure that Google Apps for Education safe for teachers and students to use.
Finding kid-friendly content in the clutter of inappropriate digital entertainment is one of the hardest tasks for parents. Google Play will now include a discovery tool that makes it easier for families to find apps, movies, shows and books that are best-suited for kids.
Sounds impossible. Yet Chromebooks overtook iPads to become the bestselling educational device in the U.S market. Some of the pie can be credited to Google’s push with education. That push has turned into a street brawl as Apple, Windows, and Google try to capture young minds.