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Monday, June 30, 2008

Bye Bye Microsoft Office, Hello Google Docs

Well "the avalanche has started and it's too late for the pebbles to vote." Google Docs has been chosen over Microsoft Office by one of the largest school districts in Australia. Considering the strides Google has taken with its own software and the fact that it's FREE, it's no wonder this is happening. Now users can utilize Google's mail, write documents, make presentations and spreadsheets and more without having to pay a dime. Imagine ridding our budgets of Microsoft Office and the savings that would imply... Hats off to Google. Guess it really is a good time for Bill Gates to retire... Smart man... Here is a link to the article.

And here is a very important link to Google Teacher Academy Resources. Check out the agenda, materials, and additional links.

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