Webcasts

Welcome to our library of Free K-12 technology-in-the-classroom webcasts from our sponsors. If you have any questions or comments about our webcasts please contact Mallory Bundy via email.

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On Demand

Union County Public School District Goes Google with Chromebooks and Google Apps

In this webinar, you’ll hear directly from Scott Jacumin, Head of Instructional Technology at Union County Public Schools. You’ll hear how UCPS is leveraging the Lenovo X131e Chromebook and the power of Google Apps for Education to transform the learning culture of one of the largest school districts in North Carolina. At the heart of this transition are real world productivity tools that enhance communication and collaboration while engaging students and teachers in project based problem solving. While technology is at the core of this transition, UCPS attempts to stay focused on altering when and where learning takes place. Google’s suite of applications serve as the catalyst to alter teaching practice and the affordable Chromebook extends the classroom walls and the traditional school day.


Prevent Data Breaches: 5 Tips to Expel Malware from the Network

Data breaches among school districts, colleges and universities are on the rise with 67 breaches impacting 2+ million records since 2012. Learn how you can provide students and faculty with access to the latest technology, while solving your everyday cybersecurity challenges.


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.