Learning & Teaching - Digital Technologies

  

Digital Technologies

 

Sacred Heart provides students with the tools and equipment to engage in a contemporary world.

Students will develop skills in research, thinking and analysis, publishing, communication and collaboration and design.

Students at Sacred Heart School have many and varied opportunities to develop skill and capability to use Digital Technologies.

Students use a variety of technologies to:

  • create
  • communicate
  • attempt to solve problems
  • work independently and collaboratively

Students at Sacred Heart have many opportunities to explore the varied digital technologies available across the school.

At Sacred Heart School incorporate Digital Technologies is incorporated into all areas of our curriculum. 

Students at Sacred Heart School have access to a variety of technology incorporating both Apple Mac and Windows platforms. Students have access to desktop computers, laptops and mobile devices such as iPads.

Students in different levels participate in a 1 device to 1 student ratio connecting students to the world using a variety of digital devices. Our students in Years 4-6 have 1:1 iPads to support their learning.

All students are exposed to a variety of coding activities with and without devices such as 'beebots and spheros'.

Students at Sacred Heart have access to a large variety of software on the school network as well as access to the school Intranet where teachers compile appropriate sites related to class learning. Students begin to compile digital evidence of their learning through the saving of work samples on the school network. Students are encouraged to develop keyboard skills through regular online challenges.

All students participate in ‘Cybersafety’ activities both online and in class to gain awareness and skill in becoming responsible and respectful digital citizens.

Students at Sacred Heart also gain skill and experience in locating, accessing and citing information from online sources and developing an awareness of ‘Copyright’ and ‘Digital Literacy’ when using online digital resources.