• Fostering a love for reading among Indonesian kids

    … Siti Arofa teaches a first grade class at SD Negeri Sidorukan in Gresik, East Java. Many of her students start the school year without foundational reading skills or even an awareness of how fun books can be. But she noticed that whenever she read out loud using different expressions and voices, the kids would sit up and their faces would light…

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  • Tackling the "homework gap" with the National AfterSchool Association

    … Editor’s note: We’re providing a $500,000 grant to support the National AfterSchool Association (NAA) as a part of our ongoing commitment to help underserved communities deliver on the promise of educational technology. In this post, Gina Warner, president and CEO of the National AfterSchool Association, describes how we’re helping students…

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  • A look inside 2017 Europe Code Week

    … Last month, we announced our support of Europe Code Week 2017, an initiative from the European Commission to encourage programming by showing educators, families and young people how to bring ideas to life with code, demystifying these skills and bringing motivated people together to learn. We provided sponsorships to 60 organizations in 33…

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  • Celebrating Native American Heritage Month

    … platform Voyager, we shared a Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development, celebrating tribal government success. Earlier this year, Google Doodles honored Richard Oakes (Mohawk) for his contributions in social justice and education, as well as Susan LaFlesche Picotte (Omaha) for her influence on public health and social reform. New…

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  • Investing £1 million in training for computing teachers in the U.K.

    … training and support they need to educate the next generation of British computer scientists. We want to continue to play our part too. Today we're announcing £1 million in grants to support training for secondary school computing teachers in the U.K. The grant will allow the Raspberry Pi Foundation, the British Computer Society…

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  • No more red ink: better writing with machine learning

    … students become better writers and critical thinkers. Before beginning development, they researched hundreds of studies on writing education and found a common theme—students had a hard time grasping the difference between a run-on sentence, a fragment, so the Quill team developed a tool to help students identify the different parts of a sentence…

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  • Portraits of veteran scholars across America

    … As Veterans Day approaches, I've been spending a lot of time thinking about the military and veterans community. From local artists to community leaders to technology innovators, veterans contribute not only to our workplace, but to our neighborhoods and culture. This dedication to serving the community is what inspired me to enlist…

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  • Connecting students across space and time with Google Cloud

    … Editor’s note: This week the Google team is in Philadelphia for the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 2017, an important gathering of higher education technology leaders. If you’re at the event, visit us at booth #1100 to see the latest demos of Google Cloud Platform (GCP), G Suite, devices like Jamboard and virtual reality and augmented reality tools…

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  • 6 Reasons Leadership Training Should Be Essential for Every Business

    … As you’d expect, professionals look for companies that have a strong promote-from-within culture. They want to see opportunities to develop and grow towards leadership in their respective roles. Not only is leadership training of benefit to the employees, but it is also very beneficial to the company. By promoting your employees to leadership…

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