Going Paperless: Diverse Learning with iPads and Apps

Monte Vista Christian School in Santa Cruz County is one of the first schools to implement iPads for one-to-one teaching and learning.  You will hear from the headmaster/principal, teachers, and students on how the iPad is helping their school go paperless, engage students in active learning and promote autonomous learning with a variety of educational apps.

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Students as Technicians (Part 1 of 2)

Part 1: Improving School Climate

In this first part of two,  Silicon Valley middle and elementary school MOUSE Squads share how their student technology support programs have motivated and empowered students, teachers, and staff.  You will hear passionate principals, students, and technology directors as they share how the MOUSE Squad helps to leverage resources and increase the communication and relationships amongst the students, curriculum team, and technology staff.

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In part two, students and staff will provide some specific examples of the tasks that are involved and what is needed to create a successful program.

A Collaborative School Embracing Digital Media

Landmark Elementary school in Pajaro Valley Unified School District regularly implements technology.  Principal Jennifer Wildman has a vision of purchasing small amounts of technology year after year with the hopes of becoming a model school for technology integration.   Hear from Jennifer and her staff on how integrating Flip cameras have increased teacher effectiveness by providing teachers with videos of their classrooms which aides in the critical evaluation of each others’ methods.

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