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How Chromebooks Will Benefit Education

Google Apps for Education offers many benefits of Google Apps for Business, but at no cost to schools, universities and qualifying non-profits. We’ve posted about Google Apps in the Classroom, Free Resources for Learning to Use Google Apps in Digital Classrooms and and Google Plus Comes to a Classroom Near You. There is no doubt that Google has always been… Read More ›

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Google Apps in the Classroom

The onset of Google Apps has significantly improved the world of cloud computing.  And now that Google Apps offers a platform specifically devoted to academic institutions, aptly called Google Apps for Education, the cloud has never looked so appealing to educators and students, alike. The Google Apps for Education platform offers the same advantages as any other… Read More ›

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Free Resources for Learning to Use Google Apps in Digital Classrooms

No longer just a search engine, today’s Google offers a variety of apps and services, from Gmail to Google Earth, YouTube and Google Plus (Google+). Google  offer several tools that enhance collaboration by making it easier to communicate with your co-editors and to see which changes have been made and by whom. These are excellent free resources for helping… Read More ›

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Google Plus Comes to a Classroom Near You

With the popularity of social networks steadily on the rise, Google created their own networking site this summer, Google+. During its Beta phase, Google+ ran off an invite-only policy, but it has been opened up to anyone with a Google account. Now educators are thinking of integrating the program into schools, saying that it presents… Read More ›

“Tell me and I will forget, show me and I may remember, involve me and I will understand.” -------- Chinese Wisdom "Games are the most elevated form of investigation." -------- Albert Einstein
"I'm calling for investments in educational technology that will help create digital tutors that are as effective as personal tutors, educational software as compelling as the best video game," President Barack Obama said while touring a tech-focused Boston school (year 2011).