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Driving change with Rolling Study Halls

Editor’s note: We’re sharing the stories of bus drivers from Talladega County, Alabama who participate in Rolling Study Halls. This program powers their buses—along with others across the U.S.—with Wi-Fi, devices and onboard educators to help thousands of students reclaim 1.5 million learning hours. As part of our Grow with Google initiative to help provide more Americans with access to the tools and skills they need, we expanded the program across the country in 2018. In the past academic year,...
Tags: Google, Education, Tennessee, Kim, South Carolina, Stuart, Wi Fi, Talladega County, Talladega County Alabama, Grow With Google, Lexington County School District One, Rolling Study Halls, Suzanne Lacey, Kim Gaither, Munford Elementary and High School, Michelle Head


Driving change with Rolling Study Halls

Editor’s note: It’s National School Bus Safety Week and we’re celebrating by telling the story of two incredible bus drivers from Talladega County, Alabama who participate in Rolling Study Halls. This program powers their buses—along with others across the U.S.—with Wi-Fi, devices and onboard educators to help thousands of students reclaim 1.5 million learning hours. As part of our Grow with Google initiative to help provide more Americans with access to the tools and skills they need, we expand...
Tags: Google, Education, Kim, Wi Fi, Talladega County, Talladega County Alabama, Grow With Google, Rolling Study Halls, National School Bus Safety Week, Suzanne Lacey, Alabama State Department of Education, Kim Gaither, Munford Elementary and High School, Michelle Head, Stemley Road Elementary, Drew Middle School


A toolkit to bring digital learning to afterschool programs

With support from Google, the National AfterSchool Association (NAA) recently released the Afterschool Tech Toolkit, designed to guide afterschool programs in effectively integrating technology into their programs. In this post, Gina Warner, president and CEO of NAA, shares more their process of engaging community experts to create this tool. Hearing this, our team embarked on a journey, supported by a grant from Google, to better understand the barriers that afterschool practitioners face in...
Tags: Google, Education, New York City, Lego, NAA, Wi Fi, Fitchburg MA, Gina Warner, Crocker Elementary School, Google the National AfterSchool Association NAA, Educational Video Center


Rolling Study Halls: turning bus time into learning time

I grew up as an “Army Brat,” a name for kids with a parent in the military who are often on the move. As my mom sums it up, my family spent 18 years on the road in over a dozen cities, 20 different houses, three elementary schools, two middle schools, two high schools—with one tropical fish and one surprise visit from a python in Monterey, CA. Throughout all these travels—meeting people from all different backgrounds, faiths and ethnicities—the highlight was always the excitement of going to a n...
Tags: Google, Education, Colorado, America, Army, Alvin, Charleston, Wi Fi, St Stephen, Monterey CA, Caldwell County, Education Foundation, Causes & Community, Grow With Google, Rolling Study Halls, Lilyn Hester


Google Turns School Bus Time Into a Learning Experience

Google wants to be a student’s best friend. It’s rolling out a Rolling Study Halls initiative to give Wi-Fi and Chromebook access to rural American students to help turn bus commuting time into learning time. The public affairs education program, piloted in North and South Carolina over the past few years, is rolling out to over 16 more school districts. Rolling Study Hall provides work time for students who might have a long commute and/or who lack broadband access at home. Each equipped bus a...
Tags: Google, Technology, Education, Uncategorized, Advertising, US, CSR, Chromebook, South Carolina, Wi Fi, Public Affairs, Google Turns School Bus Time Into, Rolling Study Hall


After Harvey’s Chaos, Tech Tools Provide Key Connection to Schools

Houston—Hurricane Harvey has faded from front-page newspaper headlines and the top of cable news, but for thousands of families, the chaos and dislocation are still very much top of mind. Luckily, some of them have been able to use technology to fill some basic needs in education and communication. Uma Dama, whose Sugarland, TX, home was flooded from the storm, says she, her husband, and two children are living with friends while their home is repaired. They lost daughter Anjali’s laptop ...
Tags: Startups, Uber, Texas, Education, Crowdfunding, Wi-fi, Trends, Social Media, Austin, Fema, Schools, New Orleans, Red Cross, Hurricane Katrina, Houston, Chromebooks



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