Hello and welcome to a special edition
of the Google Teacher Newsletter.
few months, we reach out to tell you about how your fellow educators
are using our products in their classrooms. Well, this time around,
we'd like to change things up and ask you and your students to take
over and send us your ideas instead. Here's what we mean:
You're standing in front of your class, but instead of keeping their
eyes on the blackboard, the kids are all sitting there doodling.
For once, though, they're actually working on an assignment –- namely, our Doodle 4 Google competition (www.google.com/doodle4google),
which offers young artists the chance to play around with the Google
logo and perhaps have their artwork seen by people all over the world.
What if...I could live underwater, or in outer space, or in Colonial America?
The theme for our U.S. doodling competition is "What if...?"
What if...I could see into the future?
What if...I could build any kind of invention I wanted?
students interpret our theme, we look forward to honoring their
creativity. We'll display 40 finalist doodles on our site and invite
the public to vote for their favorites. The winning doodler will
receive a $10,000 college scholarship and their design will take over
our homepage for a day (the winning school will also receive a $25,000
Want to get in on the fun? You'll find everything you need. including detailed lesson plans, at www.google.com/doodle4google Registration closes on March 28th.
We look forward to seeing some creative doodles.
Please be sure to pass this onto any fellow teachers who might be interested. And please stay tuned for the next, regularly scheduled Google Teacher Newsletter, coming soon.
K-12 Education Outreach