Friday, February 20, 2015

Google Science Fair: calling all scientists between the ages of 13 & 18!


Attention scientists between the ages of 13 and 18!

What's your passion? Are you good at building robots? Do you love to code? Maybe you want to help stop cyberbullying -- Google Science Fair, in partnership with National Geographic, LEGO Education, Scientific American, and Virgin Galactic, wants YOU to change the world!

Twenty finalists, along with a parent or guardian, with travel to Google headquarters in Mountain View, CA to present their project to the judges and compete for the Grand prize and a number of other awards.

Submission deadline is May 19. Individuals and teams are highly encouraged to enter: https://www.googlesciencefair.com/en/how-to-enter




Friday, February 13, 2015

Google Apps for Education Training Modules

Google for Education offers self-guided online training modules. Each set of lessons introduces you a Google tool and gives you ideas on how to apply them in the classroom.

Thinking of creating a teacher web page or would you like more ideas on embedding Digital Citizenship in your lessons?  Pick and choose the areas you are interested in: https://www.google.com/edu/training/get-trained/. Each cluster of can generally be completed in under two hours!

Google for Education Training Modules