GTA South East Asia Now Open, What is Google Chrome OS, and More

Google Teacher Academy is coming to South East Asia for the first time this October. Open to all primary and secondary school teachers in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. Submissions are open until August 29, so get your applications in now.

What is Google Chrome OS?

Telling the story of Google Chrome and how it inspired an operating system. h/t +Peter Vogel

Teaching Is Not a Business

Reformers misunderstand how central human relationships are to the educational process. Great read on what data say about improving education. Shared via +Anthony Bright

Google’s getting ready to open its web services to kids

13 is a big year in a young one’s life: you’ve officially tip-toed into adolescence, your body starts to go a little batty and you can finally sign up for a Google account. According to a new report from The Information, though, Google is gearing up to unleash its services on an even younger audience, and it’s dealing with stringent legal requirements so it can start courting kids. Shared via +Peter Vogel

Chart trendlines now available in Google

People creating charts in Google Sheets will now have the ability to add trendlines–lines superimposed on charts revealing the overall direction of the data. Trendlines can be styled with different colors and line thicknesses, and can be displayed as an item in the legend. They are available for scatter plot, bar, column, and line charts. Shared by +Sarah Woods, h/t +Warren Apel

Intro to Google

A quick overview of getting started with Google Classroom shared by +Sabrina Sterling

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