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How Dutch educators use Chromebooks to transform classrooms

When I first moved to Amsterdam in 2014, there were a small number of passionate educators using Google tools to shape digital teaching and learning. Schools like Corlaer College, a secondary school in Nijkerk, were already working with Chromebooks at the time. Over the next few years, organizations like Corlaer invited others to learn from what they were doing. I saw educators sharing their stories and experiences with one another through communities like Google Educator Groups.Across these sch...
Tags: Google, Education, Chromebook, Netherlands, Amsterdam, New Zealand, Chromebooks, Google Classroom, ICT, Benelux, G Suite, G Suite for Education, Google Sites, G Suite Admin Console, Pierson College, Corlaer College

Using technology to support project-based learning

How can we reduce plastic in our oceans? In today’s classrooms, teachers use project-based learning (or PBL) so that students can come up with potential solutions to real-world problems like this. With PBL, students identify the problem, research a solution and support it with evidence—all while learning valuable skills they’ll use long after graduation. Brainstorming these dynamic solutions can be an exciting and creative challenge for young minds. Technology can help motivate and spark imagina...
Tags: Google, Education, US, Pacific, Chromebooks, Google Photos, Classroom, Pbl, Austin Texas, LMS, Google Forms, G Suite, Google Sites, Science Journal, SXSW EDU, Science Journal Android

Using Google for Education tools to create community at Lundavra Primary

Editor’s note: Today’s post is by Harriet Ogilvie, a teacher at Lundavra Primary School in Fort William, Scotland. Harriet was one of the many teachers who recently joined us at BETT 2019 to share stories about using technology that engages students and transforms learning. Below, Harriet explains how she and other Lundavra teachers help students build communication skills and create online portfolios using G Suite for Education. At Lundavra Primary School, students and teachers encourage par...
Tags: Google, Education, Chromebooks, Classroom, Harriet, Bett, Fort William, Community Cafe, Kirsty, Google Forms, G Suite, Google Sites, Fort William Scotland, Lundavra Primary, Harriet Ogilvie, Lundavra Primary School

Google for Nonprofits: 2017 in review

Every year nonprofits worldwide work tirelessly to make a positive impact in their communities, and in a year where many people were looking to help, 2017 was no exception. We’re looking back to celebrate the nonprofits around the globe using Google tools to help in their philanthropic efforts. Here are some successes from last year—we hope they give you some ideas for how you can improve your nonprofit’s productivity and have even more impact in 2018. Unlocking G Suite for Nonprofits G Suite al...
Tags: Google, Japan, Youtube, Nonprofits, Action Against Hunger, G Suite, Google Sites, Emily Swarts, Nonprofits G Suite, Action Against Hunger Girl Scouts of Japan

How Scheels uses Chrome to help its sales associates better serve customers

Editor’s Note: Today’s post is from Becky Torkelson, Computer Support Specialist Leader for Scheels, an employee-owned 27-store chain of sporting goods stores in the Midwest and West. Scheels uses Chrome browser and G Suite to help its 6,000 employees better serve customers and work together efficiently.Whether customers come to Scheels stores to buy running shoes, fishing rods or camping stoves, they talk to associates who know the products inside and out. We hire people who are experts in what...
Tags: Google, Microsoft Office, Ibm, Chromebooks, Midwest, Scheels, Google Cloud, Connected Workspaces, G Suite, Google Sites, G Suite Chrome, Becky Torkelson, West Scheels

A look at Team Drives in action at the California Academy of Sciences

Located in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, the California Academy of Sciences is an aquarium, planetarium, and natural history museum all wrapped into one. Attracting visitors from all over the world, the California Academy of Sciences aims to explore, explain, and sustain life on Earth. In addition to biodiversity research and conservation efforts, they offer a large variety of exhibits to educate visitors about wildlife, ecosystems, and the sustainability of our planet. The California Ac...
Tags: Google, California, Philippines, Academy, California Academy of Sciences, Nonprofits, Laurie, Academy of Sciences, Association of Zoos, G Suite, Google Sites, San Francisco 's Golden Gate Park, Emily Swarts, Zims, Laurie Patel, Zoological Information Management System ZIMS

Around the Globe - Improved Operations for Girl Scouts Japan

For this segment of G4NP Around the Globe, we’re highlighting Girl Scouts of Japan: a nonprofit that supports more than 30,000 young women across the country with its vibrant community and empowering programs. With such a large network of members, the nonprofit needed technology to effectively keep members updated on events, ensure personal information stays secure, and manage their Local Council’s communications. The suite of tools provided by Google for Nonprofits has allowed Girl Scouts of Ja...
Tags: Google, Google Drive, Japan, Google Maps, Nonprofits, Google Forms, Local Council, Google For Nonprofits, G Suite, Google Sites, Catherine Braunlich, G4NP Around the Globe, Operations G Suite GSuite, Girl Scouts of Japan, Google Maps Girl Scouts of Japan, YouTube Girl Scouts of Japan

How to Add the Facebook Messenger Chat Widget in your Website

--> Facebook Messenger, with more than a billion monthly users. enables brands to have real-time one-on-one conversations with their customers. Businesses can also embed Facebook messenger buttons on their website and visitors, whether they have a pre-sales question or need to resolve an issue, can initiate a conversation with the simple click of a button. The only downside with embedded buttons is that visitors will have to exit your website to send a message through Facebook Messenger. Wouldn...
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Lab Write-Up Format - 7th Grade Science - Google Sites

Formal Lab Write Up Use the information provided to write a formal lab. The experimental data as well as the calculations have been done for you.
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Lowering barriers to technology adoption: three tips from City Schools of Decatur

Editor’s note: Schools are working with Google for Education Premier Partners to throw open their doors for the ExploreEDU event series, which invites neighboring educators to learn first-hand from their own experiences using Google tools. To see if there’s an event near you, visit the ExploreEDU site. Today’s guest author is Eston Melton, Director of Technology from City Schools of Decatur in Decatur, GA. The district hosted an event on February 22 at Google’s Atlanta office with their partner ...
Tags: Google, Education, Atlanta, Chromebooks, Google Classroom, Decatur, G Suite, Eston Melton, Google for Education Premier Partners, City Schools, Promevo At City Schools, G Suite for Education, Katie Meyer, Google Sites