Classrooms across the United States are rapidly becoming “Googlified.” About half of all American primary and secondary-school students today use Google Chromebooks at school. New York Times technology reporter Natasha Singer explains that a crucial ingredient of Chromebook’s success is the unconventional way Google markets the product and tailors its services to the needs of teachers. getAbstract recommends Singer’s in-depth look at how Google has conquered American classrooms and examines the implications for educators and marketing professionals.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why the Google Chromebook has become the most popular mobile device in US public schools,
- Why Chromebooks are suitable for use in a classroom setting and
- How Google will benefit long-term from having millions of young students use its products.
About the Author
Natasha Singer is a technology reporter who covers digital learning and consumer privacy for The New York Times.