Google introducing tablets with Google Play for Education
It is totally different classroom that we grew up in. It is the future. Every student has now their personal tablet. The release of the tablet spread like wildfire. When students have a tablet in their hand, they become so much more engaged. Using the Google Play Store for education is very easy. Today, Google is launching tablets with Google Play Store for Education for K-12 schools in the United States. For the past five months, thousands of students and more than 50 schools have used Google Play for Education and shared their experiences as part of Google’s beta program. A small take from every section which includes teachers, students and administrators can be viewed in the video provided below.
Schools can choose from three classroom ready tablet options which include the Nexus 7, the ASUS Transformer Pad or the HP Slate 8 Pro. Schools can set up a classroom of tablets in minutes with a few simple taps here and there. According to the Official Google Enterprise Blog, the tablets with Google Play Store for Education are built on Google Apps for Education so students use their Google accounts to log in seamlessly and securely. The tablet pricing starts at $229 and the management is $30 per tablet.
With more than 30 million people using Google Apps for Education as of now, tablets with Google Play for Education easily plug into many schools’ existing technology so there is no compatibility issue.It is education everywhere, at all times. It is no longer the special lesson, it is the new paper, the new pencil, the new book.