Education

    • Now anyone can explore machine learning, no coding required

      From helping you find your favorite dog photos, to helping farmers in Japan sort cucumbers, machine learning is changing the way people use code to solve problems. But how does machine learning actually work? We wanted to make it easier for people who are curious about this technology to learn more about it. So we created Teachable Machine, a simple experiment tha ...

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    • Bringing our support to Europe Code Week

      Computer science fosters innovation, critical thinking and empowers students with the skills to create powerful tools to solve major challenges. Yet, there are not enough students who have access to opportunities to develop their technical skills. At Google, we aim to equip students of all backgrounds with the skills to be creators, and not just consumers, of technology.

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    • Oh … Snap! Teens are coding the future

      My first experience with coding came from trying to prove people wrong. At the end of eighth grade, my high school guidance counselor was adamant that I take Algebra I again, even though I’d already taken it in middle school. She claimed my class wasn’t rigorous enough—plus I didn’t know how to use a TI-82 calculator, which I’d need in subsequent math classes.

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  • Helping NASA and JPL bring the surface of Mars to your browser

    … On August 6, 2012, the Curiosity rover landed on Mars. Ever since, it’s been searching for evidence that Mars has ever been suitable for life. It’s also been photographing the Martian terrain in great detail. Scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab use these photos to create a 3D model of Mars. It’s a one-of-a-kind scientific tool for planning…

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  • Making computer science accessible to more students in Africa

    …. You can read more about the 60 sponsorship recipients and the activities they’ve planned on the Africa Code Week website. We also participated in the European Commission’s Europe Code Week 2017, funding 60 coding initiatives in 33 European countries. Google is delighted to support these great efforts. Congratulations to the recipient organizations. Step into the world of Google in Computer Science Education at edu.google.com/cs. …

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  • At New Zealand schools, Chromebooks top the list of learning tools

    … as the number-one selling device in schools across New Zealand.” Bombay School students learning about conductivity, electrical circuits and constructing a tune. Technology is transforming education across the globe, and in New Zealand schools are using digital tools to help students learn, in the classroom and beyond. At Bombay School, located…

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  • Celebrating International Literacy Day

    … education gap. As part of this effort, Pratham Books received a grant to accelerate development of their StoryWeaver platform, which allows anyone to read, write and translate digital stories for free. These translations, as well as the original stories, are openly licensed, meaning they’re available for free for anyone to download, remix and distribute…

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  • Celebrating International Literacy Day

    … education gap. As part of this effort, Pratham Books received a grant to accelerate development of their StoryWeaver platform, which allows anyone to read, write and translate digital stories for free. These translations, as well as the original stories, are openly licensed, meaning they’re available for free for anyone to download, remix and distribute…

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  • Bringing digital citizenship into the school curriculum

    … will receive a downloadable Digital Citizenship and Safety Curriculum that they can use to introduce these critical lessons to their students. And teachers who successfully complete the course will receive a Digital Citizenship and Safety Educator recognition badge. The online training course is now on the Google for Education Training Center…

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  • Funding 75,000 Udacity scholarships to bridge the digital skills gap

    … Ildiko Fekete is a mother of two from Hungary, who had moved to a small town to raise her family, taking time out from her career as a literature teacher. Earlier this year she applied for and completed an Android scholarship. As a result she has built an eco-footprint app, Greenfeet, and plans to pursue freelance developer work. Today…

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  • Top 10 Resources for Digital Marketing and Ecommerce Professionals

    … I was recently asked for a recommendation on the top resources to follow for best quality insight on digital marketing and eCommerce. Since many other professionals may benefit from a list like this, I’ve decided to turn my answer into a blog post. Below you may find my personal list of resources “not to miss” if you want to stay up-to-date…

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  • Google and 826 Valencia invite you to a “planet ruled by love”

    … In 2015, 826 Valencia—an organization that helps under-resourced students develop their writing skills—won a Google.org Impact Challenge grant to expand their programs in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood. After receiving the grant, 826 turned to a group of volunteer Googlers to figure out how to use technology to amplify students’ voices…

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  • Meet the sixth graders who built a potable water dispenser

    … to see how education leaders in Latin America are thinking about innovation. For Enrique Cordero, a GEG (Google Educator Groups) teacher and IT administrator, the only thing better than teaching students is the opportunity to learn from them. He believes that children are innate inventors; educators should help students preserve their natural…

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  • College students need an education about these scams

    … The beginning of the school year for most college students is fast approaching. With that comes a number of concerns not just for returning students, but especially for those heading to college for the first time. As with any life changing moment, there are unfortunately a great number of scammers looking to take students for a financial ride…

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  • Meet a teacher helping indigenous women in Mexico get online

    … to see how education leaders in Latin America are thinking about innovation. Miroslava Silva is a teacher, social scientist and activist who has dedicated much of her career to studying the digital literacy gap and its ramifications. Across cultures, women often lack access to technology and digital education—and in Miroslava’s native Mexico…

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  • Code Jam 2017 wraps up with the World Finals in Dublin

    … The results from this year's Code Jam, Google's largest and toughest programming competition, are in! The contest wrapped up with a two-day World Finals event from August 10-11. After a record-breaking season with more than 60,000 registrants, finalists representing 16 countries traveled to Dublin, Ireland to compete for cash prizes…

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  • Helping 4-H equip students with skills they’ll need for the future

    … years of hands-on projects, we learned anything you can imagine, from rocketry to water conservation. I was a very curious child and couldn’t choose just one subject! When I think back to why I stayed in 4-H so long, I think it was because of the variety of the education styles—there was reading, workshops, hands-on projects, team events…

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