Fixing Education: Google’s Educational Uses

Just the other day, I came across this web site that talks about school-related Google tools. With the popularity of iPads and iPhones, though, I don’t know how helpful this article is. However, if you’ve been looking for some easy tools to use in your class or at home to help students access good information, these are good. Of course, some of the returned sites may not contain the highest quality materials–but that’s true with Apple products, too…

http://www.corporatetrainingelearningblog.com/2011/11/3-google-tools-full-of-educational.html

Since I came across this site, I also tried to find out more about Google’s app creation software. It seems that Google released it for open access late in January. Now it’s difficult for me to figure Apps Inventor out–specifically, how to get it working on my computer– even with a mainframe computer programming background. But I figure kids are great at unraveling something creative…

 

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About DrEMiller

Certified Zentangle Teacher (CZT). Home: Sint Maarten. K-12 teacher for 13 years (Special Education for 10 years); Post-secondary educator since 2002; Education consulting since 1995. When teaching, held teaching certificates in K-12 special education, reading specialist; and secondary social studies. Doctorate: Educational Psychology Programmer/analyst for 10 years, including project management and training of corporate execs.
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