Educational Technology

Using state-of-the-art technology to enhance student learning at SMCHS

 

One-to-One

Utilizing the best technology in, and out, of the classroom

Technology Service Center and Support

Providing professional support for students

Learning Portal

Increasing communication with students, parents, and teachers

Additional Technology

Test scores rise with the use of technology in classrooms and at home

 

"We need technology in every classroom and in every student and teacher’s hand, because it is the pen and paper of our time, and it is the lens through which we experience much of our world."

− David Warlick

"Teaching in the Internet age means we must teach tomorrow’s skills today."

− Jennifer Fleming

"Curriculum tells you what to teach, but doesn’t tell you HOW you have to, make the shift to the 21st century learning environment."

− Stacy Behmer

 

LAPTOP, TABLET, EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN

The Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga combines the performance of a business Ultrabook with the mobility of a tablet. In addition to 10 hours of battery life and its fluid Windows 8 interface, the Yoga offers the choice of four unique modes to help you work.

Learning Portal

Intuitive Learning Management System

The Learning Portal enhances students’ in-class educational experience by making it possible to connect instructors’ lessons with digital media, discussion forums, and other online technologies.  Currently, every SMCHS Faculty member utilizes the Learning Portal, ensuring that our students are prepared for a digital future that is prevalent in undergraduate, graduate, and professional environments.

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Connectivity Everywhere

Wireless in every classroom

Not only was the wireless network renovated, but the entire network infrastructure was revamped for the integration of technology in the classroom!  Each room is equipped with the latest wireless technology to connected laptops and tablets to the internet at blazing fast speeds.

This campus-wide infrastructure improvement paves the way for the One-to-One programs success.  A reliable connection to online educational resources is extremely important as technology becomes more integrated into the curriculum.