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Google's Chromebook Becomes 'Power Player' in Educational Technology

Google's Chromebooks Thrive in Classrooms

The Chromebook has become one of the top educational tools in the nation, representing a huge success for Google. By November 2013, Chromebooks had accounted for 21 percent of all notebook sales and 8 percent of all computer and tablet sales. 

Microsoft is trying to fight back, reported Education Week. The tech giant recently launched a new product, the ASUS X200-MA, a touch-screen laptop that sold out on the day of the sale. Chromebook accounted for one-fifth of all mobile devices in the nation's schools in the third quarter of 2013.

"The Chromebooks will be added to every class in ways that officials say will change education and bring learning into the more computerized, technological age," the article said. "This will make the classroom much more like a real-life work environment."

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Article by Kassondra Granata, EducationWorld Contributor

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