THE Journal Webinars / Webcasts

Free K-12 technology-in-the-classroom webcasts / webinars from our sponsors.

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Upcoming

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.

Date: 04/29/14

Time: 12:00PM


Using an 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.

Date: 05/08/14

Time: 12:00PM


Preparing for Online Assessments with Google for Education at Passaic Schools

Educators at Passaic City Public Schools (New Jersey) are not only using Google for Education tools to raise student achievement and better prepare students for college and career success, but administrators are also using Google Chromebooks to prepare for the new generation of online assessments beginning this fall. The 13,700-student district plans to expand to a 1:1 program by the 2014-2015 school year, becoming one of the largest education deployments of Chromebooks in the country.

Date: 05/15/14

Time: 12:00 PM


On Demand

Engaging with the Local Community through Google at St. Albans City School

In this webcast, hear directly from the Innovation Specialist at St. Albans City School in Vermont about how they use Google Apps for Education to transform learning and engage with the local community. From their early days as a Google Apps for Education school, St. Albans worked on creative projects using Google Tools to improve their town. With Google Maps and Google Earth, students at St. Albans plotted street light locations in the city in an effort to improve security. Today, students at St. Albans continue to work on a variety of projects through Google Apps for Education, such as improving local trails. Attend this webcast to learn how St. Albans uses Google Apps as an integral part of their project-based learning curriculum.


Is your Wi-Fi Network Ready for Online Testing?

2014 will be the year of digital assessments. As the fall deadline for Common Core testing approaches, school districts need to make sure that their network can handle the deluge of devices and traffic this will create. Get a game plan for putting your network in order. Join our webcast on February 20 when Jeffrey Jennings, SLED Contracts/E-rate Manager at Xirrus, will talk with THE Journal about what schools need to do to.


Del Mar Union School District Drives Student Success with Chromebooks

Preparing today's students for academic success means putting the right technology tools into their hands—tools that support curriculum and foster self-directed learning. Learn how to drive achievement in your district with Chromebooks. Join us February 12 to hear Michael Casey, director of technology at Del Mar Union School District (DMUSD) in San Diego, discuss how his district is using Chromebooks to support its writing curriculum and the Common Core State Standards.