Scaling High Quality Education through the Power of the Web

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Scaling High Quality Education through the Power of the Web

  1. 1. 21st century learning environmentsOctober 6, 2012Andy Yee, Public Policy & Government Relationsandyyee@google.com Google Confidential and Proprietary
  2. 2. Education shifts Local Alone Consume Global Together Create Technology Google Confidential and Proprietary
  3. 3. What skills? American Management Association: • Communications Skills (80.4%) • Critical thinking (72.4%) • Collaboration (71.2%) • Creativity (57.3%) Woods Bagot survey: • Problem solving • Technology-enabled • Collaboration • Collaborative • Critical thinking • Flexible • Fun Google Confidential and Proprietary
  4. 4. The role of technology Two key roles: 1. Augment and improve the traditional learning environment 2. Ensure students get the right skills to succeed in the digital economy A recent survey of teachers in the US: Why use technology in classroom? • Increasing student motivation (77%) • Reinforcing and expanding on content being taught (76%) • Responding to a variety of learning styles (76%) Google Confidential and Proprietary
  5. 5. Google in Education We build a foundation of technology and access. . . ...and empower innovative communities... ... to make learning magical for all students. Google Confidential and Proprietary
  6. 6. Building a foundation of technologyand access Tools like Geo, Web resources Google Apps Search, & like Search for Education YouTube Education, Google Apps training center Technology Google Confidential and Proprietary
  7. 7. Examples 1) Apps Google Apps for Education http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=x7VPie- Yd0U 2) Platform & Content YouTube Education Channel http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=NegRGfG YOwQ 3) Curriculum Search Education http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=v9yZco8b wI8 Technology Google Confidential and Proprietary
  8. 8. Visit www.google.com/edu for more Google Confidential and Proprietary

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