Going 1-to-Web with Chromebooks for Education
Tuesday June 4, 2013 | 4 pm EST / 1 pm PST
In this webinar educators from Milpitas Unified School District in California will share how they are using web-based technologies like Google Apps for Education and Chromebooks, the impact this has had on teaching & learning, and their advice for others. Google Apps for Education is free web-based email, calendar & documents that allow for collaborative working anytime, anywhere. Chromebooks are affordable, easy-to-manage web-based laptops. Google’s Tom Gierke will provide information about the Google Apps suite and Chromebooks at the start of this webinar.
Intelligent Adaptive Learning: Meeting the Needs of Each Student to Raise
Thursday June 13, 2013 | 4 pm EST / 1 pm PST
This webinar will help
further your understanding of how Intelligent Adaptive Learning can be applied
to the classroom to help you:
• Create rigorous elementary mathematics curriculum that meet the Common Core
• Design motivating individualized learning plans for K-5 students;
• Raise the overall achievement level of all students by meeting the learning
needs of each individual student;
• Understand the research base required for school districts to invest wisely
A Wireless Education: Deploying Wireless Technology in Your Institution
Thursday June 20, 2013 | 4 pm EST / 1 pm PST
Wireless access is becoming a mandatory service wherever we work or play and increasingly, the method of installation, security and management is becoming codified by the businesses this technology serves. This webinar will cover the basics of wireless access points (WAP), and what some recent industry standards are calling out with regard to how these devices should be physically installed and managed. Also, we will cover the options available to install the WAP device, the controllers, cabling and how they fit specifically within an educational institution’s existing physical infrastructure.
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Demystifying Windows 8 & Tablet Technology: Webinar Series
This series of Webinars will address the curricular and technology needs for districts planning for the future in the world of Common Core Standards and Assessments. In addition, it will address what technology is robust enough as students enter institutions of higher education.
- Common Core and IT: Tuesday April 23, 2013 @ 4:00 pm EST / 1:00 pm PST
- Common Core and Curriculum: Tuesday April 30, 2013 @ 4:00 pm EST / 1:00 pm PST
- Higher Education: Tuesday May 7, 2013 @ 4:00 pm EST / 1:00 pm PST
Going 1:1 with Learning on the Web & Google Chromebooks at Shore Regional High School District
Friday April 19, 2013 | 4 pm EST / 1 pm PST
In this webinar, you’ll hear directly from the Director of Curriculum & Instruction and the Technology Specialist at Shore Regional High School District, a school district serving approximately 700 students from three separate districts in New Jersey, about how they use Chromebooks in the classroom and beyond for dynamic learning environments, manage them with ease, and harness the best of the web.
Successful Technology Adoption: Strategies and Stories
Tuesday April 16, 2013 | 2 pm EST / 11 am PST
The theory of the Technology Adoption Lifecycle focuses on the bell curve caused by groups of individuals distinguished by their willingness to embrace change. Within this curve, there is a chasm. If this chasm cannot be crossed, technology implementations fail. Join this session to learn more about how to recognize and support needs at each stage to ensure your tech implementation is successful.
Going 1:1 with Google Chromebooks and Professional Development at Fond du Lac School District
Wednesday March 27, 2013 | 4 pm EST / 1 pm PST
Learn how Google Chromebooks for Education allow schools to use the power and simplicity of the web for unlimited teaching and learning opportunities for all and to engage all constituents from parents, students, teachers, and administrators.
Flipping Classrooms on a 21st Century Network
Thursday March 14, 2013 | 2 pm EST / 11 am PST
Join Charles Thacker, Director of Technology, and Linda Gutierrez from Farmington Municipal Schools to learn how they created and used flipped classrooms to enable fair access to learning resources in a 1:1 computing environment with more than 10,000 students with diverse learning styles and needs. And how having the right kind of network made it possible.
Chesterfield County Public Schools Creates a 1:1 Learning Environment for Its 48,000 Students
Thursday February 28, 2013 | 1 pm EST / 10 am PST
Chesterfield County Public Schools is an award winning school district in Virginia. They wanted a resilient wireless network that could cost-effectively scale across most of its campuses, creating an environment conducive to 1:1 computing for over 48,000 students. Adam Seldow, Executive Director of Technology from CCPS, will provide an overview of how Chesterfield County Public Schools implemented a wireless network that supports high density computing with the multimedia streaming demands of the 21st Century classroom.
Windows 8 for K-12: Improving Educational Outcomes
Tuesday February 19, 2013 | 1 pm EST / 10 am PST
Windows 8 creates a new learning experience to help schools improve educational outcomes, bring learning to life for students, and prepare students for the future. Learn first-hand from Cincinnati Country Day School how they're using Windows 8 to drive richer learning experiences and how it's facilitating their 1:1 computing initiative.
Littleton Public Schools: Teacher & Student Collaboration with Google Apps
Thursday December 13, 2012, 1 pm EST / 10 am PST
In this webinar team members from the Littleton Public Schools in Colorado will talk about how Google Apps for Education has improved the way that faculty and students work in the district. Google Apps for Education is free web-based email, calendar & documents that allow for collaborative working anytime, anywhere. Googler Becky Evans will explain the Google Apps suite and why over 16 million students and teachers have chosen to Go Google at their schools.
Trends, Challenges and Solutions for Anywhere Learning
Tuesday November 20, 2012, 1 pm PST / 4 pm EST
Students today use a variety of devices in the classroom, around the campus, at home and almost anywhere. Advances in mobile technologies make it seamless. Attend this Webinar to hear about: Trends, challenges, and solutions; How to implement and manage mobile devices; Mobility and curriculum integration; Funding issues (including eRate; Benefits of 4G; and the scoop on how mobility has made improvements in Watkins Glen, NY schools.
Common Core Policies and Practices: Technology and Assessment
Thursday November 15, 2012, 1 pm PST / 4 pm EST
The Common Core State Standards provide clear understanding of what students are expected to learn and ensure that all students are prepared for success. Assessment is a critical aspect. What technology policies are needed? How ready are most states? Join this discussion of what policies are key, where we are now, and what one district is doing to make sure they succeed.
Five Trends for the Future of Ed Tech
Thursday October 25, 2012, 1 pm PST / 4 pm EST
The Horizon Report for K12 outlines the trends that will be important for students, schools and districts in the next five years. They encompass empowerment; communication, collaboration, and success; innovation and creativity; online learning, and even the way we think about learning environments. Attend this webinar to learn what they are, why they matter, and what all of us should be thinking about now from Bruce Michelson, a Distinguished Technologist.
Google Chromebooks & Apps for Education: The Power of the Web for Teaching & Learning
Thursday September 27, 2012, 1 pm PST / 4 pm EST
Google provides a range of tools, programs, and community support that helps educators empower their students and make learning magical. Google Apps for Education is a platform suite of tools providing powerful online collaboration and communication for teachers and students. And Google's Chromebooks for Education are devices uniquely designed to meet the needs of schools with fast, intuitive, and easy-to-manage computing to connect students and teachers with the power of the web and allow them to actively create, collaborate, and share. With a central web-based management console for all of your computers, automatic maintenance and upgrades, an 8 second boot-up time, and an 8.5 hour battery life, Google Chromebooks for Education are at home in the classroom.
Planning Digital Classrooms for Uninterrupted Learning
Tuesday September 25, 2012, 10 am PST / 1 pm EST
The classrooms of the future are being created today, supported with 1:1 laptop or tablet programs and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives. But without planning for digital classroom management, students may be more distracted than engaged in learning. And without planning for infrastructure, the flood of Wi-Fi-based devices could bring down your network. Join Meru Networks and LanSchool for an in-depth discussion and online demonstration on how to build an Uninterrupted Learning Solution with reliable WLAN, classroom management software, and guest management for easy BYOD provisioning.
Mobile Device Management: Sanity and Success with an iPad 1:1
Wednesday September 12, 2012, 1 pm PST / 4 pm EST
Mobile devices can transform education--if you can manage them effectively. Join Darryl LaGace of San Diego Unified, home of a large-scale iPad 1:1 deployment, for tips, tricks and best practices integral to making a mobile learning program safe and manageable. You'll also hear about why mobile learning is an important consideration for schools; the challenges that make MDM different for schools than businesses; and solutions designed just for K12. Learn from a real-world story, see exciting new solutions, ask your questions, and join a discussion that everyone in education is asking: How can we make mobile learning really work in our district?
Learning with BYOD in the Cloud: Optimizing the Learning Experience with BYOD and Client-Aware Cloud
Thursday June 7, 2012 | 1 pm PST / 4 pm EST
In the current budget-constrained environment, schools are turning to bring-your-own-mobile device approaches to improve access to technology. Having students bring a variety of devices presents challenges to assuring high-quality learning experiences. In this webinar, you will learn how client-aware clouds can help optimize service delivery and improve the learner's experience. Attendees will get an overview of client-aware cloud solutions with specific examples from schools that have addressed the challenges and made it work well.