Creating Collaborative Learning with Google Chromebooks

A Google Apps for Education district since 2008, Edmonton Public Schools in Alberta, Canada serves 87,000 students and has been building support and capacity for the use of technology over the past 5 years. Introducing Chromebooks in the district drove a shift away from computer labs, PC’s and network-based tools to create collaborative cloud computing learning environments.

Attend this web seminar to hear from the district’s technology coordinator about how EPS introduced, implemented, and continues to sustain the growing use of Chromebooks and Google Apps in this large, urban school district.

Topics will include:

  • The unique benefits and features of Google Chromebooks for Education
  • Why the district selected Google Chromebooks and Apps for Education as their platform for collaborative learning
  • How Google Chromebooks, Apps for Education, and other web tools can be used to improve student learning, collaboration, and innovation
  • Keys to a successful pilot and implementation of a 1:1 program

Scheduled speakers:
Terry Korte
Technology Integration Planning Coordinator
Edmonton (Alberta, Canada) Public Schools

Angela Mecca
Google in Education Team

Who will benefit:
District administrators and technology leaders interested in 1:1 computing, cloud computing or integrating web tools and applications into learning. Anyone may attend.

Date of broadcast: 
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
2:00 pm EST