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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


SXSW EDU 2019: March 7th

SXSW EDU: Events for the Edtech and Higher Ed Audience March 7th, 2019 SXSW EDU Conference attendees interested in tech and higher education will enjoy the following presentations today, Thursday, March 7th: 9:30–6 PM SXSW Art Program Presents Weaving by Cocolab 9:30 — 10:30 AM The Aerodynamics of Exceptional Schools 11 AM Free Speech on Campus: Left, Right, & CenterBlockchain: Hype or Enabler for K-12 Data PrivacyMaking Virtual Reality for Tomorrow’s ClassroomsProgress & Challenges for AI in...
Tags: Startups, Edtech, Blockchain, Sxsw, Austin Startups, Higher-education, Sxswedu, SXSW EDU, SXSW EDU Conference, Cocolab


Build with Classroom and G Suite

Editor’s note:This week our Google for Education team will be meeting up with educators, developers, and EdTech enthusiasts at SXSW EDU in Austin, Texas. If you’re attending, join us to learn more about G Suite for Education and Classroom integrations at the Hilton in Room 406. Or follow along on Twitter and Facebook for news and updates. When it comes to educational apps, the best ones are designed with learners’ needs in mind. That’s why we aim to give developers the tools to create the bes...
Tags: Google, Google Drive, Facebook, Hilton, Khan Academy, Google Classroom, Classroom, Austin Texas, Google for Education, G Suite, G Suite for Education, Classcraft, SXSW EDU, Formative Khan Academy


Helping developers create more choice for educators

Editor’s note: This week our Google for Education team will be meeting up with educators, developers and EdTech enthusiasts at SXSW EDU in Austin, Texas. If you’re attending, join us at the Hilton in Room 406 to talk about the Google for Education Technology Partner Program and learn how to integrate with G Suite for Education and Classroom. Or follow along on Twitter and Facebook for news and updates.As those working in education know, learning is a team sport. Teachers, school staff, administr...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Education, Chromebook, Hilton, Chromebooks, Google Classroom, Sxsw, Classroom, Austin Texas, Google for Education, G Suite, G Suite for Education, SXSW EDU, Google Cloud for Startups, Chromebook App Hub


Find ideas and activities on the new Chromebook App Hub

Editor’s note:This week our Google for Education team will be meeting up with educators, developers, and EdTech enthusiasts at SXSW EDU in Austin, Texas. If you’re attending, join us to learn more about building apps for Chromebooks at the Hilton in Room 406. Follow along on Twitter and Facebook for news and updates. Teachers:How much time do you spend searching the web to find the perfect app or activity to bring a classroom lesson to life?Curriculum specialists and IT administrators: How mu...
Tags: Facebook, Texas, Education, Chromebook, Hilton, Chromebooks, San Antonio, Austin Texas, Dan Amos, Google for Education, SPDC, James Francis, SXSW EDU, Edtechteam, Chromebook App Hub, App Hub


SXSW EDU Startup Events in Austin

The 9th Annual SXSW EDU Conference takes place in Austin March 4th — 7th, 2019. SXSW EDU, a conference designed connect and impact the future of education, has startup themed events each day of the SXSW EDU conference. The Expo From 10:00 am — 5:00 pm on March 4th — 6th, the Expo at the Austin Convention Center features the Startup Village, which puts a spotlight on startups in the education industry. The expo is free to students on March 6th. Monday, March 4th The Startup Spotlight is a networ...
Tags: Startups, Education, Austin, Literacy, Berkeley, Edtech, Sxsw, Austin Convention Center, LeVar Burton, Austin Startups, Sxswedu, SXSW EDU, SXSW EDU Startup Events, EdTech Startups


The Spiegel Scandal and the Seduction of Storytelling

“Everyone who writes knows the seduction of the narrative.” — Bernhard Pörksen in Die Zeit The German journalism world is grappling with the implications of a shocking scandal at Der Spiegel: An award-winning, 33-year-old reporter — no, a fabulist and a fraud — named Claas Relotius made up article after article with stunning and audacious contempt for truth, as this fact-checking of his account of the rural American psyche makes clear. German journalists are questioning Der Spiegel’s process and...
Tags: Facebook, Publishing, China, Germany, Russia, Uncategorized, America, Turkey, United States, Brazil, Silicon Valley, The New York Times, Donald Trump, The Washington Post, Dok, Jones


Vote for the Voice of Female Founders at SXSW

South by Southwest — SXSW — an annual fusion of film, interactive media, music festivals and conferences takes place in mid-March in Austin, Texas. Founded in 1987, SXSW has grown in both scope and size. Over the years, SXSW has become a veritable hub of knowledge sharing, innovation, and making connections through its sub-venues —SXSW Interactive, a festival focused on emerging technology and serves as a nurturing ground for new ideas and creative technologies. Interactive includes a trade sho...
Tags: Startups, News, Sxsw, Southwest, Austin Startups, Sxsw-interactive, Sxswedu, Female-founders, SXSW EDU, Austin Texas Founded, Voice of Female Founders


West Virginia Teachers Win; DeVos Gets Pushback

Betsy DeVos heard from teachers and students this week after appearances in Parkland, Fla., and at the SXSW EDU conference.(Image credit: Lynne Sladky/AP)
Tags: News, West Virginia, Betsy DeVos, PARKLAND Fla, SXSW EDU


Learn what you can do #withClassroom

Editor's note:This week our Google for Education team will be joining educators and edtech enthusiasts at SXSW EDU in Austin, Texas. Join us as we talk G Suite for Education and Classroom integrations during our SXSW EDU sessions. Follow along on The Keyword, Twitter and Facebook for the latest news and updates. A few years ago, we launched the Classroom API to make it easier for developers to integrate their applications #withClassroom, and to help teachers and students easily use Classroom ...
Tags: Education, Google Classroom, Classroom, Pbl, Austin Texas, Kyle, Peckham, Mesa Arizona, Facebook and Twitter, Workbench, Redding California, Google for Education, G Suite for Education, Ope Bukola, SXSW EDU, Keyword Twitter and Facebook