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22 07, 2014

Enhancing learning with the ISD 318 iPad rollout

By |July 22nd, 2014|Demonstrate competency or mastery at current learning level, Develop skills to live, work and thrive in an ever changing world, Technology and the skills necessary to use it to achieve goals, The School Years|

“We are excited that with this 1:1 Initiative we are not only able to even the technology playing field and offer every child an incredible learning tool, but that we can also teach them how to use it effectively and productively. Students can use the devices in various ways for improved communication, collaboration and creativity,” Angie Carlisle, a teacher at [...]

25 11, 2013

An Hour of Code – Sign up now students of all ages!

By |November 25th, 2013|Develop skills to live, work and thrive in an ever changing world, High quality out-of-school programs and activities, Partner News, Technology and the skills necessary to use it to achieve goals|

Did you know that software jobs outnumber students 3-to-1? Anyone can learn the basics, starting in elementary school, but fewer than 10% of students (and just 4% of female students, 3% of students of color) take computer science classes. An Hour of Code, coming up December 9-15 during Computer Science Education Week, is getting some good promotion. Locally I hear [...]