Google releases guide to help schools integrate its technology into classrooms #makereducation
Earlier this month, Google announced a new education initiative focused on effective integration of technology into the classroom setting. From 9to5Google:
The guide is organized by a “5-step approach to deploying a digital education solution”:
Defining your goals
Investing in Internet access
Building your team
Offering web tools
Managing the change
Google says its education guide for schools is currently available in 10 languages and includes stories of how other schools have integrated Google Apps for Education, Google Sites, and more. The guide is rich with case studies, videos, product recommendations, organizational instructions, and much more.
Each Tuesday is EducationTuesday here at Adafruit! Be sure to check out our posts about educators and all things STEM. Adafruit supports our educators and loves to spread the good word about educational STEM innovations!
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.