Sunday, June 27, 2010

Google and Education: Modules for Algebra, Data Skills for Middle School and High School; (info about science education and some info for university teachers, too)

Take the time to watch this 30-minute video of Maggie Johnson's Google Tech Talk, October 20, 2009:

Info from the YouTube video:

Presented by Maggie Johnson, Google Director of Education and University Relations, at the NSF Computer Science Education Leadership Summit.

"Google believes that all students should have the opportunity to become active creators of tomorrows technology. Through our diverse set of education efforts, we invest in the next generation of computer scientists and engineers, providing opportunities for all students to engage more directly in technology. To do this, we are focusing our education efforts in four strategic areas, with an emphasis on computing in core curriculum."

"Maggie Johnson is Director of Education and University Relations for Google. She manages all technical training and leadership development programs for Google engineers and operations staff, as well as Googles educational outreach efforts. She also manages the university relations area, building strategic partnerships with faculty and labs globally. Prior to Google, Maggie was a faculty member and Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Computer Science at Stanford University."

Every Person a Programmer/Creator!

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