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This Holidays Chromebooks S5 for $99 for Teachers in the U.S.; Google Introduces “Computer Science on Air”

For the holiday season, “teachers can request the Samsung Series 5 Chromebook–at a special, discounted price of $99 including hardware, management and support,” google announced stating that, “it now has more than 1,000 schools have adopted Chromebooks in classrooms.”

Samsung Series 5 Chromebook for $99 this Holidays for U.S. teachers

This offer is the joint effort of Google and DonorsChoose.org, an online charity that connects donors directly to public school classroom needs to help budget-strapped classrooms across the country.

This offer available until December 21, 2012, to take advantage of this, full-time public school teacher in the U.S., must visit DonorsChoose.org and follow the instructions.

“Your request will then be posted on DonorsChoose.org where anyone can make a donation to support your classroom. When you reach your funding goal, you’ll receive your Chromebooks from Lakeshore Learning, DonorsChoose.org’s exclusive fulfillment partner for this program,” google wrote.

Samsung Series 5 Chromebook for $99 for U.S. teachers this holidays

In other news, Google’s European Education team introduced “Computer Science on Air” initiative. “CS on Aire making use of the broadcast feature in G+ Hangouts, it consist of a series of video discussions on topics related to teaching computer science, which you can join in live on the Google in Education G+ page or watch later on YouTube,” google blogged.

You can check out the sessions here on YouTube, or follow the Google In Education G+ page for alerts to upcoming events. Below are the video of the first three sessions already held:

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