Schools Must Abandon Zero-Tolerance Discipline

"Baltimore’s success story, and others like it in California and Colorado, offer concrete evidence of effective alternatives to zero-tolerance discipline policies, which hurt students’ ability to learn and thrive and too often push them out of school."

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Skills in Demand

Thursday, July 10, 2014, at 1 p.m. ET.

Research by International Data Corporation found that skills and competencies that support a well-developed, civically competent student are the same skills that will be widely in demand by employers in 2020 and beyond. Join Cushing Anderson and Ashanka Iddya in this webinar to help find new ways to provide curricula that empowers students  to succeed after high school.

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The Five W’s of Mobile Malware

Tuesday, June 24, 2 p.m. ET.

Mobile malware is a growing menace, even though many cybersecurity practitioners don’t fully grasp the situation. This webinar provides practical approaches for cybersecurity professionals tasked with defending their schools students and faculty, data, and infrastructure.

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The Highly Motivating Classroom


June 23, 2014, 5 to 6 p.m. ET.

Noted author Kathleen Cushman will offer practical illustrations of what “draws students into a learning challenge, helps them persist through difficulties, and brings them to mastery,” interweaving teacher reflections, student feedback, and commentary from learning scientists.

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Data is Costing You Money and Increasing Security Risk

Thursday, June 19, 2014, at 2 p.m. ET.

Join Symantec and Klein ISD for an interactive and conversational webinar around data management and protection.

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The Empowered Learner: The Future History of Education

We can finally begin the transformation of teaching and learning in earnest. This webinar​ dives into key steps for leaders and educators to create an empowered culture for real impact in learning.

Monday, June 16, 2014 at 1 p.m. ET.

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Milpitas Unified School District Goes Google

Tuesday, June 17 at 2 p.m. ET.

In this webinar hear from the technology director from Milpitas Unified School District, California, about using web-based technologies like Google Apps for Education and Chromebooks and the impact this has had on teaching & learning.

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Teaching in a 1-to-1 Laptop Classroom

Thursday, June 19, 2014, at 4 p.m. ET.

A veteran teacher from Mooresville Graded School District in North Carolina will discuss how her district’s laptop program has changed her instruction and offer tips on integrating digital tools into classrooms.

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Emotional Resilience in Educators


Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at 5 p.m. ET.

Instructional coach Elena Aguilar will provide practical strategies to help teachers develop social-emotional skills that can help them avoid burnout, get out of professional “ruts,” and in general, bring greater joy and resourcefulness to their work.

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