Webcasts

  • Keys to a Successful EdTech Rollout with Richland School District Two

    In this webinar, you’ll hear directly from Richland School District Two in Columbia, South Carolina about how they successfully built and launched a 1:1 computing initiative with Google Chromebooks and Apps for Education. This program serves their 27,000 students spanning across 18 elementary schools, seven middle schools, five high schools, four magnet centers and two alternative schools. They are also piloting tablets with Google Play for Education. The district wanted to equip students with technology skills to succeed in the 21st century: creativity, critical thinking, communication and problem solving. 10/28/14

  • Teaching with 3D Printers – How to Engage Students with Hands On Learning

    In this webcast you will hear how teachers have used 3D printers to engage students at all levels; from elementary to high school. For example, we will discuss how middle-schoolers are using an uPrint SE 3D printer to create a custom ear bud holder. We will also talk about a 4th grade class creating money clips from initial design to end-use print. In regards to these projects and more, we will discuss the importance of writing the lessons into the curriculum. 10/23/14

Whitepapers

  • Implementing Wireless Infrastructure for Common Core Testing in Schools PDF screen shot

    States have begun to adopt the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), a set of rigorous, common standards for K-12 education that provide clarity and consistency around student learning expectations across the country. IT infrastructure within the schools have a significant impact on how these Common Core standards are taught and how the assessments are conducted. “Nearly 78% of schools nationwide have yet to complete plans to support Common Core assessments for the next academic year.” As you gear up to support the testing, make absolute sure your wireless infrastructure is up to the task. Download this Common Core whitepaper to find out more and keep in mind that Xirrus offers a solution => just one (1) Xirrus Array can service a computer lab or multiple classrooms of students testing at one time. And less equipment reduces costs. Our Common Core test kit is portable, easy to set up, and simple to use. Email us at info@xirrus.com.

  • Engaging All Learners—From Kindergarten through High School and Beyond PDF Screenshot

    When Naperville Community Unit School District 203 launched a search for a new LMS, the district sought feedback from more than 200 teachers, students, and parents from every grade level. Find out why they chose Canvas.