PORTLAND — The city’s public schools will host a Teacher Topic Night on Thursday that will focus on the use of technology in the classroom.

The free forum will be held at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria at Deering High School on Stevens Avenue.

Teachers, parents and other interested community members are invited to attend.

Teachers will share how they use technology with their students. Participants are encouraged to bring laptop computers. There will be an opportunity for small group discussions.