A very interesting article on Google: How Google Took Over the Classroom | Pedro

This is an interesting NY Times article with a lot of stuff to be both thrilled and alarmed about.

Some excerpts:
[M]ore than half the nation’s primary- and secondary-school students — more than 30 million children — use Google education apps like Gmail and Docs … Chromebooks, Google-powered laptops that initially struggled to find a purpose, … account for more than half the mobile devices shipped to schools.”
Why it matters: “Google is helping to drive a philosophical change in public education — prioritizing training children in skills like teamwork and problem-solving while…

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