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Browsing Archive: September, 2011

Evaluating the impact of ICT integration

Posted by Nina Adams on Tuesday, September 20, 2011, In : 21st Century Classroom 


In an effort to evaluate the impact of ICT integration into our school curriculum, we recently conducted an informal case study consisting of student and teacher interviews. These interviews are based on seven projects with ICT components, ranging from Grade 4 to Grade 10 students, across a range of subjects, and were conducted by a representative from SchoolNet South Africa. (All projects have been posted on this blog.)

Although our initial findings are by no means conclusive or irrefutable, ...
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St Cyp's teachers achieve first place in Microsoft competition

Posted by Nina Adams on Wednesday, September 14, 2011, In : Innovative Teachers 
   

Kim Jackson and Louise Clarke participated in the second round of the Microsoft Innovative Teachers competition, which was held during the Microsoft Partners in Learning Africa Middle East Innovative Education Forum in Aqaba, Jordan last week.

These innovative teachers achieved first place in three different categories during the South African round of the competition which was recently held in Johannesburg.

During last week’s Africa Middle East round of the competition, they again walked...
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St Cyprian’s School becomes Microsoft Innovative Mentor School

Posted by Nina Adams on Wednesday, September 14, 2011, In : Innovative School 
We are delighted to announce that St Cyprian’s School has been selected to participate as a Mentor School, as part of the Microsoft Innovative School Program. 



As a Mentor School, engagement means…
  • Invitation for the senior member of the leadership team to participate in the Partners in Learning Global Forum (PILGF) in Washington DC, USA, where you will be able to network and collaborate with school leaders worldwide.
  • Deeper engagement and consultation with the world’s leading education e...

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The 21st century classroom - Innovative learning spaces

Posted by Nina Adams on Friday, September 2, 2011, In : 21st Century Classroom 

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Mimio Exhibition Day

Posted by Nina Adams on Friday, September 2, 2011, In : Classroom Tech Tools 
The Preparatory School hosted a Mimio Exhibition Day this morning to showcase the recently installed interactive whiteboards. Parents had the opportunity to sit in on a lesson to see the technology in action. Many thanks go to our parent body for raising funds to purchase these devices. The girls really enjoy every minute!

      
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