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

      The world is changing rapidly, creating new opportunities and careers we can’t yet predict. But even with a lot of unknowns, skills like collaboration, problem solving and technical know-how can be the tools students need to adapt and thrive, no matter what the future holds. Today, at the Illinois State Fair, where hundreds of 4-H youth are exhibiting projects, we announced ...

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    • Meet a teacher helping indigenous women in Mexico get online

      Schools in Latin America and around the world are searching for ways to take student impact beyond the classroom. In Mexico, we wanted to explore how teachers and students are using technology to empower a rising generation of innovative changemakers—and this week, we’re sharing some of the stories we found.

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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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  • 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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  • “A whole new world” of ideas at the Technovation Challenge

    …, poverty, environment, equality, education, and health. This week, the finalists traveled to Google’s headquarters in Mountain View to pitch their ideas to a panel of tech leaders and other experts. And tonight, in front of 900+ supporters, educators, mentors and past participants, the four girls behind a safety app called QamCare were crowned…

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  • Charting the new course for a southern-Florida university website

    …Florida Atlantic University (FAU) is based in Boca Raton, serving 30,000+ students through its 10 colleges and multiple campuses in southeast Florida. The school’s current website was fragmented, lacked responsiveness needed for today’s mobile-centric society, and didn’t fit the needs of its core audience: digital native millennials. Students…

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  • Welcome to your first day of Classroom

    … teacher ready to use Classroom, there’s a teacher ready to help. Here are just a few examples of the tips from teachers on the resource hub: Lindy Hockenbary, Digital Learning Coach, stays organized by adding class resources to the materials section of the “About” tab. Katie Nieves, Special Education ELA Teacher, personalizes learning…

    The Official Google Blog- 20 readers -
  • Adventures Abound: Explore Google Expeditions On Your Own

    … Google Expeditions makes it possible for teachers to take their classrooms on virtual reality field trips to amazing places like the Taj Mahal or Machu Picchu. Today, we’re starting to roll out a new solo mode of Expeditions for Android, so that anybody can explore more than 600 different tours on their own. Just download the Expeditions app…

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  • Using A Reverse Classroom Approach To Training

    … July 12, 2017 The reverse or flipped classroom approach is becoming a more commonly used strategy in the education world. The concept of this approach is to take the lecture setting out of the classroom and onto a student’s computer – and projects and “homework” away from home and into the classroom. In a fairly recent blog post on Training…

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  • Internet Business Insights Book: FREE Success Tips from 102 Entrepreneurs

    … If 102 Entrepreneurs shared their best tips, what worked, and just as importantly – what didn’t work for them, with you for FREE, would you want it? Of course, you would! Now is your chance to get their advice (including mine) at no charge at all. Click any image in this post to get to the sign-up page to receive the ebook FREE on July 7, 2017…

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  • How to Be Miserable at College or University

    …Chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream. Back scratches. Led Zeppelin. Puppies. College success. What do these things all have in common? They are all so totally overrated. Let’s just think about this logically: Cookie dough and ice cream, together—why overdo the yumminess? Relieving itchiness with the appropriate application of friction—a pointless…

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  • Four Tricks You’ll Master in Editor Training

    …When you take a course in editor training, you will develop a range of skills. You’ll practice proofreading, discover the details of formatting, learn English grammar, and revisit the rules of punctuation. You will also learn some tips and tricks to help you understand if editing as a career is the right path for you…

    Inklyo- 14 readers -
  • What to Expect From a Proofreading Course

    …Taking a proofreading course is an entirely new experience compared with any other kind of class. The expectations are different, and the format of the course feels much more relaxed than others if you’re taking it online. If you’re worried about what to expect from a proofreading course and what will be expected from you…

    Inklyo- 17 readers -
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