At New Zealand schools, Chromebooks top the list of learning tools

New Zealand educators are changing their approach to teaching, building personalized learning pathways for every student. Technology plays a key part in this approach. New Zealand has joined the list of countries including Sweden the United States where Chromebooks are the number one device used in schools, according to analysts at International Data Corporation (IDC). Technology is transforming education across the globe, and in New Zealand schools are using digital tools to help  students learn, in the classroom and beyond like Bombay School, located in the rural foothills south of Auckland. Teachers quickly realized that since each student was empowered with a Chromebook, access to learning opportunities increased daily, inspiring students to chart new learning paths. In 2014 Bombay School seniors collectively scored in the 78th percentile for reading; in 2016, they reached nearly the 90th percentile. In the Manaiakalani Community of Learning in East Auckland, some students start school with lower achievement levels than students in other school regions. Manaiakalani chose Chromebooks to support its education program goals and manage budget challenges. By bringing Chromebooks to the Manaiakalani schools. Using G Suite for Education tools on their Chromebooks, students can work with other students, teachers, and parents on their lessons in

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Analyze your business data with Explore in Google Sheets

A few months back, we announced a new way for you to analyze data in Google Sheets using machine learning. Instead of relying on lengthy formulas to crunch your numbers, now you can use Explore in Sheets to ask questions and quickly gather insights. Check it out. Quicker data → problems solved When you have easier access to data—and can figure out what it means quickly—you can solve problems for your business faster. You might use Explore in Sheets to analyze profit from last year, or look for trends in how your customers sign up for your company’s services. Explore in Sheets can help you track down this information, and more importantly, visualize it. Getting started is easy. Just click the “Explore” button on the bottom right corner of your screen in Sheets. Type in a question about your data in the search box and Explore responds to your query. Here’s an example of how Sheets can build charts for you. Source – Google Blog Demeter ICT Co.,Ltd. One of the Biggest Google Apps for Work Partner in Thailand  092-262-6390  097-008-6314 (Sales)  support@dmit.co.th   Official LINE

Save time with Quick Access in Drive

Today, we’re launching Quick Access, which shaves 50 percent off the average time it takes to get to the right file by eliminating the need to search for it. It uses machine learning to intelligently predict the files you need before you’ve even typed anything.   Quick Access predictions are based on an understanding of your Drive activity, as well as your interaction with colleagues and your workday patterns such as recurring team meetings or regular reviews of forecasting spreadsheets. Starting today, Quick Access will be available globally for G Suite customers on Android. Give it a try, and file away the time you save for more productive activities. Source – Google Blog   Demeter ICT Co.,Ltd. One of the Biggest Google Apps for Work Partner in Thailand  092-262-6390  097-008-6314 (Sales)  support@dmit.co.th   Official LINE

Google’s Search app on iOS gets a Twitter-like Trends feature, faster Instant Answers

According to the app’s added “What’s New” text on the App Store, Google will now show you searches that are “trending around you” when you tap into the search box to start a search. It’s also showing Instant Answers as you type, meaning you can ask questions or get quick information before you even press the search button. Now, the Trending Searches have blue, rounded ‘climbing arrow’ icons next to them, which makes these trends easier to differentiate from your own search history, as compared with the gray icons on a white background when the feature first launched last year. Though the update claims the Trends are related to what’s happening around you, they don’t seem to be all that local. Instead, today’s list points to general U.S. trends, like the upcoming iPhone event, Big Brother spoilers, and Starbucks Pumpkin Spice latté, among other things. (Wow, that’s America in a nutshell, huh?) In addition, the search feature itself has gotten a little smarter, as it can now answer questions as you type out your search query – even if you typo. For example, Google suggests, if you typed “goog stock” or “how tall is the Eiffel Tower,” the answer would

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Google Chrome could soon let you mute annoyingly noisy websites

Websites that auto-load videos with sound may soon be a thing of the past — or, at least, your days of having to put up with them could be. That’s because Google is testing a new option that lets users permanently mute a website within the Chrome Browser.   Noisy websites have long been a pain. Chrome introduced an indicator to flag guilty tabs a couple of years ago — it had long been needed — and now the development team is testing this mute option inside the latest experimental ‘Canary’ version, according to Google developer François Beaufort. You can follow this link if you want to try it out.   It looks very easy to use. Just click on the security status that’s located to the left of the website address, and then the option to mute the site sits within the list of its details and permissions. The mute itself lasts until the setting is changed, which effectively makes it a sound ban.   While the feature would only appear in Chrome, assuming that it graduates from this test rollout, it could spur other browser companies to follow suit.   This kind of option for users could discourage

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Visualize data instantly with machine learning in Google Sheets

Ask and you shall receive → Sheets can build charts for you Explore in Sheets, powered by machine learning, helps teams gain insights from data, instantly. Simply ask questions—in words, not formulas—to quickly analyze your data. For example, you can ask “what is the distribution of products sold?” or “what are average sales on Sundays?” and Explore will help you find the answers. Now, we’re using the same powerful technology in Explore to make visualizing data even more effortless. If you don’t see the chart you need, just ask. Instead of manually building charts, ask Explore to do it by typing in “histogram of 2017 customer ratings” or “bar chart for ice cream sales.” Less time spent building charts means more time acting on new insights.   Instantly sync your data from Sheets → Docs or Slides Whether you’re preparing a client presentation or sharing sales forecasts, keeping up-to-date data is critical to success, but it can also be time-consuming if you need to update charts or tables in multiple sources. This is why we made it easier to programmatically update charts in Docs and Slides last year. Now, we’re making it simple to keep tables updated, too. Just copy and

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How The New York Times used Google Sheets to report congressional votes

There’s a common phrase among reporters: “The news never sleeps.” This is why many news outlets rely on cloud-based productivity tools like Google Docs and Sheets to share information, check facts and collaborate in real time. And The New York Times is no exception. In May 2017, the U.S. House of Representatives voted on a new health care law affecting millions of Americans. To report the news as fast as possible, The Times’ editorial team used Sheets to tally and display House votes in real time on NYTimes.com.   Engaging voters with the Sheets API “People want to feel connected to the decisions their legislators make as soon as they make them,” said Tom Giratikanon,  a graphics editor at The Times. But rules in the House chamber make reporting on how every representative votes in real time difficult. Photography is restricted on the assembly floor, and there is a delay until all votes are displayed on the House website—a process that can sometimes take up to an hour. To get around this lag, Giratikanon’s team used the Google Sheets API. The editorial team dispatched reporters to the chamber where they entered votes into a Google Sheet as they were shown

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Anti-phishing security checks in the Gmail app for iOS

Going forward, when you click on a suspicious link in a Gmail message on your iPhone or iPad, we’ll show the warning below. We recommend that you use caution before proceeding, because the link is likely unsafe. Only proceed if you’re confident there’s no risk. If you click on a link we know to be dangerous, we’ll show you a page like the one below and warn you against visiting the original URL. These warnings are intended to prevent harmful phishing attacks and help you keep your account safe.  Source – G suite Update บริษัท ดีมีเตอร์ ไอซีที จำกัด ผู้ให้บริการ G Suite ในประเทศไทยอย่างเป็นทางการ (ตัวแทน Google ในประเทศไทยอย่างเป็นทางการ) สอบถามรายละเอียดเพิ่มเติมพร้อมโปรโมชั่นพิเศษ โทร!  02-675-9371  092-262-6390  097-008-6314 (ฝ่ายขาย)  support@dmit.co.th Official LINE

Google announces big improvements to track changes and templates in G Suite

Getting people on the same page for a project can be tough. It requires managing a ton of opinions and suggestions. The last thing you should have to worry about is making sure your team is literally working on the same document. That’s why we built our powerful real-time editing tools to help with this—Google Docs, Sheets and Slides—so that teams can work together at the same time, using the most up-to-date version. Today, we’re introducing new updates to better help with “version control,” to customize tools for your workflows, and to help teams locate information when they need it.   Track changes, make progress It can take dozens of edits to make a document just right—especially a legal agreement, project proposal or research paper. These new updates in Docs let you more easily track your team’s changes. Now, your team can: Name versions of a Doc, Sheet or Slide. Being able to assign custom names to versions of your document is a great way to keep a historical record of your team’s progress. It’s also helpful for communicating when a document is actually final. You can organize and track your team’s changes in one place under “Version history” (formerly

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Luang Pradit Phairoh’s 136th Birthday

136 years ago, Luang Pradit Phairoh was born Sorn Silapabanleng to a musician’s family in the Amphawa District of Thailand. As a young boy, he accompanied his father and performed as part of a traditional Thai piphat (musical ensemble) across the countryside. At one of these soirees, his musical genius was discovered by a nobleman, and he encouraged 19-year-old Sorn to move to the capital to study music.   Today, he is regarded as the greatest composer of traditional Thai music. Luang Pradit tutored some of Thailand’s finest musicians and composers, including King Rama VII and Her Majestic Queen Rambhai Barni. In 1925, he was titled ‘Luang’ (a title similar to ‘Sir’), and in keeping with the tradition of the times, was also renamed with the honorific, Pradit Phairoh – loosely translated as ‘Master of Symphony’). Today’s Doodle depicts Luang Pradit Phairoh, against the backdrop of the ranat ek – a type of xylophone that forms the centerpiece of a traditional piphat. Luang Pradit was particularly known for his mastery of this instrument.   ที่มา: Google อ่านมาถึงตรงนี้ หากคุณเริ่มรู้สึกสนใจขึ้นมาแล้วล่ะก็ ติดต่อเราเพื่อสอบถามข้อมูล หรือขอคำแนะนำได้เลย บริษัท ดีมีเตอร์ ไอซีที จำกัด ผู้ให้บริการ G Suite ในประเทศไทย สอบถามรายละเอียดเพิ่มเติมพร้อมโปรโมชั่นพิเศษ โทร!  02-675-9371  092-262-6390  097-008-6314 (ฝ่ายขาย)  support@dmit.co.th Official LINE