G Sweet IdeasGoogle for Educations Updates
- Just like Google Classroom, the new Material Design will be available for most Drive services.
- The new Google Contacts will now be the default on stage 3.
- Coming soon. Gradebook lets teachers view and analyze all of the grades for a class. Students can see their overall progress in a class. And, locked mode prevents students from navigating away from the quiz in their Chrome browser until they submit their answers.
- Coming soon. Docs use machine learning technology to recognize and help correct potential grammar errors in real time.
- According to the New York Times, Waymo, Google’s driverless car, is attacked by Arizonans.
- According to the Search Engine Journal, Google is Partnering With WordPress to Develop a News Publishing Platform.
- According to TechCrunch, Google is buying Fossil’s smartwatch tech
- According to CNET, Google will use 1.6 million solar panels to run its US data centers.
- Now there will be a new Operating System for old Android Phones. postmarketOS is a real Linux distribution for phones and other mobile devices. Aiming for a 10 year life-cycle for smartphones. Currently in alpha.
- Newsela adapted articles to share with your class.
- According to the Washington Post, a new car concept has legs and wheels for feet.
- CES, Disasters, Disabilities, conventional by folding.
- According to the Associated Press, the Gig Economy is helping during the government shutdown.
- Gig & Freelancers. Drivers, Delivery, Tech, Arts/Crafts.
- According to USA Today, Fortnite is Netflix's biggest competition, not HBO.
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