Digital Technologies at KPS
"KPS aims to use Information Communication Technology (ICT) to inspire students through learning that is meaningful, challenging and connecting. We want our students to use technology to improve their engagement, experience and achievement so that they become responsible 21st century digital citizens"
1-1 learning is where both student and teacher have one internet connected netbook computer for use at school and at home. Currently this program is in place through Years 5 and 6.
Years 3 and 4 have access to a fully stocked computer trolley for each year level. The laptop trollies are housed in each department's learning space. The junior department have a shared netbook trolley for years 1, 2 and Foundation. These trollies are a fantastic resource for the school and will make ICT sessions for all year levels much more efficient and beneficial.
Every classroom has access to an iPad, which is used for recording videos and taking pictures, as well as being equipped with a number of interactive apps. Every classroom teacher also has access to an interactive whiteboard in order to facilitate student engagement and learning.
Each classroom teachers aims to embed technology throughout the curriculum to:
strengthening student and teacher technology use and skills
higher student engagement and support student agency in learning
foster independent, collaborative and student driven learning
an increase in student achievement
greater pride and ownership over student work and knowledge
opportunities for extending learning communities and collaboration
focus on issues relating to cybersafety and cyberbullying
access to a wealth of information, multimedia resources, on-line tools and applications, and educational software for learning and presenting work
real-world context for student learning
Created by a team of experienced teachers, StudyLadder provides educational resources across a number of subjects
Microsoft Teams is a collaboration platform complete with document sharing, online meetings, and many more extremely useful features for the virtual classroom.