Schools across the country provide the integration of technology in daily classroom instruction. Meadowbrook is no different. Age-appropriate technological skills are taught to age 3 through 6th-grade students. However, there is also an important collaboration between Mr. Rogers, the technology teacher, and the classroom teachers so that the curricula of computer class also enhances the classroom curricula.
Here, your child learns all they need to become a conscientious and aware digital citizen. Every parent, child, and faculty member in the school signs an Acceptable Use Policy. Each class is scheduled to go to the computer lab every week, where an iPad cart and 16 PCs are available for use. In addition, Kindles are assigned to each child in Kindergarten through 3rd grade and Chromebooks are assigned to students in 4th, 5th, and 6th grade. Google Classroom is used in the 4th through 6th grades on a regular basis.
Ozobots? A Hands-on Way to Teach Coding
Ozobots are tiny robots that use colored pathways to travel. Certain color combinations dictate different commands along the paths. The process of creating paths and commands for the Ozobots teaches our students the basics of coding. Different apps and programs apply! What a great way to have tons of fun and learn at the same time!