Spring is officially here! It’s time to look forward to warmer weather and a great line-up of K-12 webinars this month. Learn best practices from current Blackboard K-12 clients about building successful blended learning programs, online professional development and 1:1 initiatives. April 19 at 1:00pm ET Webinar: K-12 Schools Accomplish Their Professional Development Goals with Blackboard Learn and Collaborate Join Marilyn Underwood of the Marion County Public Schools (FL) and Christine Osborne and her team from the Cobb County School District (GA) to learn how they’ve used the Blackboard LearnTM and Blackboard CollaborateTM platforms, respectively, to increase the effectiveness of their professional development programs while simultaneously decreasing the costs it takes to do so.
April 26 at 3:00pm ET
Webinar: The Blackboard Learn, Release 9.1 Roadmap for K-12Join us to learn about the latest enhancements and capabilities currently in development for the Blackboard Learn™ platform in 2011. This session will provide you with an understanding of our approach to design, prioritization and our product development processes. Blackboard subject matter experts from Product Management and Product Marketing will be on the webinar to help answer questions about the product and the resources available to help manage change. Register Today! May 3 at 1:00pm ET Webinar: Keys to Student Achievement and Costs Savings through 1:1 Co-hosted by Blackboard and the One to One Institute, this webinar will focus on the keys to student achievement and cost savings through the proper implementation of technology. Participants will also hear first hand from Mooresville Graded School District, a district that was able to realize tremendous student achievement gains through the proper implementation of technology, including 1:1 laptops and the Blackboard LearnTM solution. Register Today! May 3 at 2:00pm ET Webinar: Cut District Costs and Collect Unpaid School Lunch Balances Hear from the Robeson County Schools in North Carolina and the Brookline Public Schools in Massachusetts that are communicating weekly with families in their respective districts to collect outstanding lunch balances and get families involved in nutritious meal options. In just a few months, they have been able to collect nearly half of the outstanding balances. Join us as they share their stories.