Emerging technologies are a part of our everyday lives and change the way in which we access, create and communicate information. These technologies provide educational benefits and have the potential to positively impact teaching and learning. To support this potential, AISA has transitioned to a blended learning, technology- infused environment where students from grade 2-12, bring their own device to school each day .
To meet our technology goals, AISA uses the ISTE National Educational Technology Standards as a framework for effectively integrating technology into the curriculum. Our design and innovation teachers work in collaboration with other teachers including tech integrationists to support students as they apply learning and make connections to real world applications.
- Wireless network that extends throughout the school allowing students and teachers anytime anywhere access.
- A Design and innovation makers space and a technology lab in elementary.
- 5 iPad carts available for elementary students in grades.
-We are a BYOD school from Grade 2 to Grade 12 .
- Each classroom, K-12, is equipped with an AppleTV, projector and screen.
GSuite for Education: All AISA students, grades 3-12, have a school Gsuite account. Through their GSuite account student have access to their email, Google drive where they can store, create, collaborate and share documents, presentations and spreadsheets online.
Destiny: Students have access to Destiny, the school library database where they can check out books and also access a range of educational research journals. This allows them to use reliable appropriate content for school research projects.
Powerschool: Parents and students use Powerschool Students/Parent portal or Powerschool Mobile app to access students report cards. and attendance .
Seesaw: AISA Elementary teachers use seesaw for students electronic portfolios , and parents can check on their children's work.
Google Classroom/Lan School: AISA Secondary school use Google classroom as a LMS and classroom management tool.
As we move towards a technology-infused learning environment, we recognize that the safety and security of our students is essential. As such our students are required to sign an Acceptable Use Policy as well as a Mobile Device Policy as the start of the school year. Teachers work closely with students throughout the year on the importance of being Safe, Responsible, and Respectful in a digital world and what it means to be a digital citizen in the 21st century.