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Oakland Unified School District Goes Google with Chromebooks and Google Apps

In this webcast, you will hear directly from John Krull, Information Technology Officer at Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) which is California’s most improved urban school district for the past eight years. John will discuss how the district decided to go Google with Google Apps for Education accounts for all 48,000 K-12 students and be able to afford more than 8,000 Chromebooks for grades 3 through 12. The District is committed to providing a superior education for all its students, to build their passion for learning, and prepare them for their future careers.


Top 10 Data Protection Challenges for Educational Environments

Supporting an IT infrastructure for educational environments is difficult enough. But sometimes the data protection challenges are among the most difficult to address. Join this webinar to see how educational environments address these matters and are properly protected on a limited budget.


Expert Roundtable: Top 3 Tips for Keeping Your Testing Environment Secure

As your school district moves forward adopting Common Core and the standardized test that go along with these new teaching standards, it is important to understand how to keep your testing environment and the data secure. You need to be able to block access to websites as well as applications. And, with the potential of having students taking tests on iPads, Chromebooks, PCs and Macs, you cannot control it at the endpoint. You need to be able to manage access at the network level. How confident are you that your students are not compromising the results of your online tests? How do you know for sure?


Val Verde District is Using Google for Education Tools to Administer Assessments

In 2013, Val Verde decided to adopt Google Apps, helping facilitate collaboration and real-time feedback among their 20,000 students and 840 teachers. In 2014, the district purchased 6,000 Chromebooks for students to use in the classroom and have had a phased approach to ensure they can scale in a sustainable fashion. Most recently, they used Chromebooks for the upcoming Smarter Balanced AIR assessments with much success.


Using a LMS Is Not a Matter of If, But When

K-12 technology initiatives benefit greatly by having an easy-to-use, highly adoptable LMS to facilitate interactions between teachers, students, and content. If you’re not using an LMS today, come find out why Tempe Union HSD thinks you will be (or at least should be) soon.


3D Printing: From Classroom Applications to the International Space Station

In the technological world that we live in, we have many choices when it comes to the equipment that we can use to complete a task. As teachers of technology, we must consider all our options. 3D printing is becoming more and more mainstream. Join this webcast to learn how this tool has become an integral part of the NASA HUNCH (High Schools United with NASA to Create Hardware) Program which allows students to develop an experiment for testing on the ISS (International Space Station) using a Dimension 3D printer.