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Teachers love Google’s education products but are suspicious. Why is a megacorporation giving them a perfect tool for free?

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  • Google for Education tools have taken off “like grass on fire,” industry analysts say.
  • The software is completely free and Chromebooks, which are laptops manufactured by other companies running the Google Chrome operating system, are deeply discounted for classrooms.
  • These tactics have worked: Google-powered devices made up almost 60% of computing devices purchased for US classrooms in 2017, up from 5% in 2012.
  • Eighty million teachers and students use the platform worldwide, and there are 30 million Chromebooks in classrooms.
  • Teachers have expressed suspicions about why the mega-corporation is giving away the valuable software.
  • “There is a bit of a mistrust to Google read more >>>

    Source:: BusinessInsider.Com