Google announces partnerships with New York City, the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, and AmeriCorps VISTA to bring its after-school computer coding program to more than 100,000 4th through 8th graders across the country.
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February 24, 2015
February 13, 2015
The magazine chose the College Board, Google, Edcamp, Revolution Foods, Summit Public Schools, Democrats for Education Reform, and Teachers Pay Teachers among its top 10 "most innovative."
January 30, 2015
Google's super-fast Internet service known as Google Fiber is coming to four new areas, the company says. But will it be coming to a school near you?
January 13, 2015
Ed-tech companies have voiced concerns that the president's data-privacy blueprint could derail innovation in the digital space.
December 26, 2014
Google scanning student emails, inBloom collapsing, and the California legislature passing a major data-privacy measure were among the top data-privacy stories of 2014.
December 04, 2014
More than one million Chromebooks were sold in the U.S. K-12 education market during the third quarter of this year, accounting for 35 percent of all devices sold to schools.
November 24, 2014
The 1.2 million-student district has added the Chromebook to its list of approved computing devices, reflecting the laptop's growing popularity.
November 20, 2014
The Data Quality Campaign lists 10 "state actions" that the group believes will help public schools better utilize and share data.
November 12, 2014
Chromebooks take the top spot in the K-12 marketplace for the first time.
November 08, 2014
In this third of the Start Up Spotlight series, I chat with Jan Zawadzki and Jack West of Hapara. Hapara is an amazing system to, as they say, "make learning visible." It turbo-charges the power of Google Apps for Education to empower both teachers and students to seamlessly manage workflow, student support and instruction. From sending supportive messages to students to seeing each students' screen in realtime to managing and distributing Drive files, Blogger posts, and Google Sites, Hapara has a myriad of tools to create a truly paperless and poweful classroom environment. In this video interview the CEO and founder Jan and classroom teacher-turned Hapara leader Jack share the origin story of the start up, how they leverage teacher thinking and their philosphy for supporting educators around the world.