Intel-Based Chromebooks in Education
What happens when next-generation Chromebooks are placed in the hands of students and teachers? In this webinar, you will hear two districts talk about ways Chromebooks are being used in the classroom for everything from online assessment to blended learning practices and offer advice on selecting the right Chromebook device for your school.
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Blanca Duarte, President and Founder, LogicWing, Inc.
Blanca E. Duarte is the founder of LogicWing, a technology consulting company focused on creating and sustaining 21st century learning environments through education and ongoing maintenance of web-based technologies in the education, non-profit and SMB sectors. She has worked both in the private and public sectors for over 20 years. During the last 10 years, she has worked with community leaders, business members, schools, museums, and non-profit organizations to help connect people and create engaging learning environments. She is a member of ISTE, ASCD, NYSABE, ASSET and the LIA; and serves as board member to Variety Child Learning Center, h2Empower; and the Virtual Advisory Board for Citrix. She is also an online facilitator and moderator for the Intel Teachers Engage community and the host of the monthly Intel Engage 1:1 Webinar Series.
Donna Teuber, Team Leader for Technology Integration, Richland School District Two, SC
Donna Teuber team leads the one-to-one computing initiative at Richland Two, a Project RED Signature District with 1:1 in grades 3-12 impacting 21,000 students. The first phase of 1:1 rolled out in January of 2012, with Intel-inside Chromebooks, and Richland Two is currently seeing positive results from the initiative. Technology leadership has been key to the success of the Richland Two initiative, and Teuber has created a technology leadership program that provides school administrators with the tools to lead the initiative at their schools. She is also leading the R2 Innovates! innovation incubator, which is providing teams of teachers with the training and resources they need to implement innovative practices. A former library media specialist and technology integration specialist, Teuber is a National Board Certified Teacher, DEN Star, Google Certified Teacher, and Google Apps for EDU Certified Trainer.
Scott Jacumin, Head of Instructional Technology, Union County Public Schools, NC
Scott Jacumin developed a unique perspective on varied classroom methods and teaching strategies while growing up in a family of educators. His 23 years as an educator and technology advocate with Union County Public Schools exemplify his passion for digital learning and teaching. In 2009, as an Instructional Technology Facilitator, he helped to implement North Carolina’s largest one-to-one initiative at the time. In his current position as Lead Instructional Technology Facilitator, Scott is working to transform the learning environment to an anywhere-and-anytime personalized learning culture by utilizing cloud-based technologies.
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Introducing the New Get Active Guidebook
The adoption of active learning techniques means discarding the traditional notion of what a “classroom” is and developing a new type of contemporary learning space: one that is more flexible, agile adaptive and equipped with technology to both personalize and expand conditions for learning.
The comprehensive research, real-world examples, insights and exercises contained within the pages of Get Active: Reimagining Learning Spaces for Student Success provide that crucial first step for any educator or administrator looking to support today’s learners with active learning concepts that will best prepare them for tomorrow’s world.