Webinar Series Spring 2013: Demystifying Windows 8 and Tablet Technology
WEBINAR 1 – Common Core and IT
Tuesday, April 23 @ 4:00 EST
Districts are engaged in long term planning to meet the technology requirements of the Common Core Standards. Equipment must be robust enough to support the increased demands of the activities students will perform for deeper learning and the testing that will measure their achievement. This webinar will explore the IT issues that districts should consider before purchasing the next round of student and staff devices and the strategy for addressing future equipment needs.
WEBINAR 2 – Common Core and Curriculum
Tuesday, April 30 @ 4:00 EST
Districts are engaged in long term planning to meet the learning needs of students to address the Common Core Standards. These standards define the knowledge and skills students should have in K-12 so that they will graduate able to succeed in the future. The standards include rigorous content and application of knowledge through higher-order skills and are aligned with college and work expectations. Robust technology is essential to support such learning. This webinar will explore the curricular requirements that districts should consider before purchasing student and staff devices and the strategy for addressing future learning and assessment needs.
WEBINAR 3 - Higher Education
Tuesday, May 7 @ 4:00 EST
Colleges and universities traditionally prepare students for the world of ideas and responsibilities with tasks that incorporate higher-order thinking skills such as analysis, synthesis, and application of information to create new knowledge, With K-12 schools addressing these skills and the technologies that support them, institutions of higher education will have to plan carefully to meet the technology needs that foster deeper student learning and greater achievement. This webinar will explore the IT issues that colleges and universities should consider before purchasing or recommending the next round of devices and the strategy for addressing future equipment needs.
Fall 2012 Webinar Series On Demand
Five Trends for the Future of Ed Tech
Learn what the top five trends are, why they matter, and what all of us should be thinking about now. Watch Now
Common Core Tech and Assessment Policy and Practice
What policies are key, where we are now, and what one district is doing to make sure they succeed.
Technology for Learning: A Guidebook for Change
Today's students are connected: they use communications, media, and digital technologies easily and thus their worldview is different from that of previous generations. As learners, they need both new and traditional skills. The good news is that schools have technology enhanced tools and methods to help them change the system and improve student achievement.
This guidebook provides a process for creating effective, robust technology initiatives based on real-life practitioners' successes. It is based on the complex confluence of variables that impact today's schools. It is designed to help you get started with the process.
***NEW: Technology for Learning: Buyers' Guide.
Two essesntial questions to guide technology purchase decsions and some basic information to help you decide.
Fall 2011 Webinar Series: Technology, Learning and Change
Webinar #1 – Planning, Leadership and Managing Change
Watch Webinar#1 on Demand Now
Webinar #2 – Digital Content, Professional Development, and Assessment
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Webinar #3 – Infrastructure, Financing and Evaluating Results
Watch Webinar #3 On Demand Now
Digital Learning Events
10 Events in 10 Locations in 2010
Award-winning videos that feature Tablet PCs in education - Tablet PC Videos
Intel's "I Remember" video
How Web-based Tools Change Teaching and Learning
Understand how valuable Web 2.0 technologies are and how we can help educators to use these tools to meet the challenges ahead
Netbooks in K-12: Thinking Big by Thinking Small
Growing one-to-one programs and creating digital learning environments with low-cost, high-impact technology .
Getting Started with Tablet PCs
A Guide to Innovation, Flexibility, and Mobility for Learning Digitally
Key Topics in Digital Learning
The Fundamentals of K-12 Technology Program is a series that covers the educational technology topics that matter most to the profession's leaders, practitioners, and innovators as they plan and implement effective instructional technology integration programs.
Topics for the series include: Anytime, Anywhere Learning, Infrastructure & Networking, Educational Technology Leadership, Safety & Security, Money Matters, 21st Century Learning and Assessment, Web 2.0, Professional Development, and Mobile Learning.
Project Based Learning eBook