The search giant adds features to its productivity apps in hopes of making them easier for students to use for school projects.
Now students can use a native app on their phones and tablets to tap into Google's Classroom program, aimed at helping teachers and students easily track assignments.
Commentary: Cisco's John Chambers and former FCC chief Julius Genachowski applaud the FCC's funding boost for expanded broadband in schools, calling it a big win for modern digital learning.
Sangmyung University is offering a class for students about video games, and Sony fitted the classroom with PlayStation 4 consoles and DualShock desks; but will students learn about game history, or will they be too busy playing games to hear the lectures?
On today's show, a South Korean university offers students a game course with a crazy PlayStation-themed classroom, Dyson (finally) unveils its robo-vacuum, and small robots work together to 3D print structures.
For a lot of students, no gadget or tablet can beat good old-fashioned paper and pen for taking notes. But, technology can help when it comes to saving those notes and easily sharing them with classmates. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on high-tech notebook solutions to start the school year off right.
Now open to all Google Apps for Education users, Classroom helps teachers work with students in and out of the classroom.
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Eight new and updated programs are available for teachers and students to use in the coming school year.
Get the new school year off on the right foot with apps and services