I'm Andy Sernovitz, a fairly helpful marketing guy. I write about word of mouth marketing, social media, ethics, common-sense business, and entrepreneurship.
Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. With regard to education, our goal is to leverage Google's strengths and infrastructure to increase access to high-quality open educational content and technology and build communities of support that encourage grassroots proliferation of innovation in education.
We now face a new and deep Digital Divide, where students know how to consume technology while others are creating the technologies that will shape our future. It is time to bridge this divide by supporting access to curriculum and educational technology for all students, leveling the playing field so that students and educators alike have the opportunity to shape the worlds of their future. The creators of tomorrow's innovations are everywhere, ready to be engaged and inspired.