Workbench has joined Google!

Workbench acquired by Google

Posted by Chris Sleat on Nov 27, 2018 10:38:27 AM
Chris Sleat

The Workbench team is thrilled to announce that we are joining forces with Google. Our core mission has always been to engage learners and educators through shared, meaningful lessons and tools that they can make their own. As a part of Google, we will be better positioned to achieve this mission!

The Google team shares our vision for helping educators quickly discover great lessons and rework them to use in their classrooms. Google’s tools and devices are already a significant part of how schools and universities are using technology to impact student learning. With Workbench, these educators will gain access to an innovative learning platform that provides lesson and project authoring, sharing, and discovery capabilities.

Teachers and students in districts across the country are already seeing the impact of using Workbench with Google Classroom, alongside leading maker-tech platforms including Sphero, littleBits, Makey Makey, and others.

“Workbench allows us to take the content and lessons our teachers are already using and put those in one place, making them accessible for other teachers to search.” says Ryan Johnson, Director of Information Technology from the Lompoc Unified School District.

Educators can sign up to try the Workbench integration today: The project and lesson platform is already integrated with Google Classroom, and educators around the world are using it to power engaging learning experiences. Browse some of our favorite projects in these subject areas:

 

 

Math

 

Survival: Swarm Size & Infection Spread [Part One]

Mars Elections  

 

 

art

 

Automatic Art

Paper Towers & Metropolis Challenge

 

science

 

What’s Your Cellular Super Power? [Part One]

What Happened Here? [Part One]

stem
CS Basics [Part One]

CS Basics [Part Two]

 

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Artifacts for an Invented Ancient Civilization

Historical News Reporter


ela

What’s in a Name? 

Mythology: Social Media with the Gods

Workbench would like to extend our deepest appreciation to our customers, supporters, and advisors for believing in our vision and helping us build a valuable solution for educators. We are excited to continue working together to improve learning and help educators create, manage and share great lessons with our new teammates at Google and on the Google for Education team!

Tags: teaching hands on, teaching with projects, projects for high school, projects for middle school, lessons, content

Teach with projects in your classroom, school, and district.

Have you been trying to incorporate hands-on teaching and learning? Are you seeing some success but wanting to do more or running into challenges around time constraints, content creation, and alignment to standards? Workbench can help. Learn how other teachers, schools, and districts are using Workbench to engage students and get results that matter.

Do more with:

  • Easy content creation and sharing
  • Library of standards-aligned projects
  • Integrated programming tools
  • Connections to Google Classroom and more

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