Google lures students with Classroom, Chromebooks
Get them while they are young; that’s the adage Google is taking to heart. The tech giant is offering students a free online tool called Classroom, and it’s marketing Chromebooks for education.
Classroom is a new tool from Google Apps that works together with Google Docs, Drive and Gmail to help educators work effectively and efficiently. Allowing teachers to create and organise assignments. Students can organise their work and complete it and communicate with the teachers and peers. Classroom was designed hand-in-hand with teachers to help them save time, keep classes organized, and improve communication with students.
Easy to set up and use, Classroom saves time; is simple and saves the environment. It enhances communication and is affordable and secure. By September, Classroom will be available to any school using Google Apps for Education.
Chromebooks is a new type of computer with everything built-in. Fast, the Chromebooks update automatically and start fast, and stay fast. Browse the internet at lightning speed with features like Chrome Instant and the Chrome Omnibox. Your favourite apps are one click away. Help your child and other family members explore the online world in an environment that you can manage. Virus protection is also built-in, so you will never get those nasty surprises. No annoying updates. Chromebooks run Chrome OS, an operating system that’s fast, simple and secure.