It is an exciting time to be a student at St. Joseph School in DeWitt. Implementing technology into students’ education has become a priority.
Thanks in part to a grant from the Clinton County Community Development Association and many other generous donors, the latest teaching tools are now available to students and teachers.
Each classroom has been equipped with an LCD projector and a new magnetic whiteboard. The school also has new mimio technology. With a mimio bar, a computer and an LCD projector, the new whiteboards are converted into interactive whiteboards. Everything on the computer is then accessible from the board! These interactive boards give teachers access to different learning strategies, and give students opportunities to become more involved in lessons.
All teachers have new computers and access to high speed Internet service. The classrooms also have additional computers available to the students. These updates allow the latest teaching methods to be used. They also give teachers a way to keep the students informed of their ever-changing world and take them beyond the classroom’s walls.
Students are finding additional ways to use technology with their projects. The school’s computer lab has been restructured and upgraded so it is more presentation friendly. The new and improved lab has made it easier for them to present their work and share information with each other.
St. Joseph School is continuing to search for new and better ways to educate students. Technology is just one way of helping students find God’s place for them in the modern world.