DEC Scan Journal : Volume 34 Issue 2
2015 Volume 34, Issue 2 13 Contents Editorial Teaching & learning Research Curriculum support Share this Resource reviews In 2014, a Google Apps for Education program was introduced at the school and a one-to-one Chromebook program was launched for students in Years 7, 8 and 9. Principal, Lynne Goodwin (left), Deputy Principal, Brad Main (middle) and Think3 Digital Learning Consultant, Dr Nerida McCredie (right) outline how this challenging and extremely rewarding initiative has enriched student learning. Working with the DER Laptops Staff and students of Arthur Phillip High School were very excited when the Digital Education Revolution (DER) provided Year 9 students with a laptop in 2009. For several years teachers and students explored ways to use these laptops well in class. By 2011 it became apparent that it would be valuable to review units of work, digital learning activities for students to complete, using their personal laptop. In 2012 and 2013 teachers worked closely within their faculties to redesign and reimagine units of work. The aim was to strengthen and support Shutterstock Chromebooks and Google Apps for Education Soon to be the future- focused high rise school in NSW, Arthur Phillip High is a city school located right in the heart of Parramatta. They have a long history of being pioneers in the integration of technology into teaching and learning. Google Apps for Education is now available to all DEC staff and students through the DEC portal.
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