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The Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) has been California’s most improved urban school district for the past eight years. A key part of the district’s improvement plan has been a personalized learning vision that utilizes technology, including providing all students with access to a reliable wireless device, a Google Chromebook. This web seminar featured an expert from the Google for Education team and an administrator from OUSD, who discussed how tools like Google Chromebooks can be used to improve student learning, collaboration and innovation.

As the oldest continuously operating independent school in Miami-Dade County, the Cushman School in suburban Miami, Florida has a rich history. Founded in 1924 by Dr. Laura Cushman, the private school has a mission to develop students as responsible citizens and effective future leaders. With more than 500 students spread over a primary school, elementary and middle schools, and an academy for special needs students, Cushman presented a challenge when it came to developing a comprehensive security system.

Today’s students must be able to use digital tools as they develop critical thinking, problem solving and other 21st century skills. Administrators are tasked with the challenge of selecting the right technology resources that incorporate the development of these skills into the classroom. This web seminar, originally broadcast on September 23, 2014, featured an expert on 21st century learning, who discussed the importance of equipping students with 21st century skills and practical ways for integrating those skills into teaching.

The innovative new facilities, unique classroom design and 1-to-1 technology program at Bridgeport Public Schools integrate to transform learning at the system level.

As increasing STEM teaching and learning continue to be goals of many districts, administrators are looking for tools that help encourage more students to pursue future careers in these fields.

According to recent U.S. Department of Education and Washington Post data, millions of students are struggling with reading and math.

The state of Alabama has made a bold move toward ensuring that all students are college- and career-ready by the time they graduate high school.

A collaboration between educators and a national software-and-services company-one that emphasizes the relationship between school attendance and lifelong achievement-is helping turn a Sacramento school district into a real-time lab for getting parents, principals and students on the same bluebook page.

When Superintendent Jacqueline M. Horejs arrived at Union School District in San Jose, Calif. in 2006, district enrollment was on a downward spiral.

Having committed to introducing greater digital resources to its curriculum, as well as strategies such as blended learning and flipped classrooms, West Bloomfield Schools in Michigan needed a cost-effective solution to get computers in the hands of its 6,600 students

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