Google for Education and the Digital Evolution of Teaching and Learning

Attend this web seminar to learn how administrators in the Leyden High School District 212 in Franklin Park, Illinois built and launched a 1:1 program for all 3,500 students using Google Chromebooks, which were selected as part of the district’s Digital Evolution initiative to help students utilize technology and digital skills to enhance their education. Presenters will discuss how Chromebooks and Google for Education enable schools to use the power and simplicity of the web for unlimited teaching and learning opportunities, engage stakeholders, and create dynamic learning environments that align with district curriculum and student achievement goals.

Topics will include:

  • The unique benefits and features of Google Chromebooks for Education
  • Why the district selected Google Chromebooks and Apps for Education as its 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:

Jason Markey
Principal
East Leyden High School
Leyden (Illinois) High School District 212

Kristin Kahlich
Education Team
Google

Date of broadcast: 
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
2:00 pm EST