“ “ At Ma’ayanot, we integrate technology into the curriculum thereby enhancing the learning process and empowering our students to excel in the academic and professional world.
<ul><li>SMART Boards </li></ul><ul><li>Multimedia Room </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile Laptop Chart </li></ul><ul><li>Technology work-station with on-site tech help </li></ul><ul><li>Wireless school network </li></ul><ul><li>LCD projectors and other equipment available for classroom use </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail for all Ma’ayanot students, parents and faculty </li></ul><ul><li>Full time technology staff </li></ul>
“ “ At Ma’ayanot technology is not simply about acquiring expensive equipment. It is about utilizing technology in a meaningful way to enhance learning .
The technology itself is not transformative. It’s the school, the pedagogy, that is transformative. - Tanya Byron “ “
The teachers at Ma’ayanot are enthusiastic to use and invent new methods of teaching using the latest technology.
“ “ Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important. - Bill gates
Faculty Laptop Program Qualifying faculty members receive a laptop to encourage technological advancement in their curriculum. They are required to attend technology workshops and to present their newly acquired skills to other faculty members.
Weekly technology workshops are offered during lunchtime to all faculty members. At Ma’ayanot, professional development is a priority. With the aim of enhancing our students’ educational experience .
I am available for one-on-one training. Please contact me to schedule a time. [email_address] Blogs An easy way of sharing your thoughts and posting interesting links, video’s and pictures with the capability of receiving feedback from your students. Creating a blog is as easy as sending an e-mail! Join me for this workshop and leave equipped to start your own blog. Excel: Computerized Grade Book The dread of having to calculate grades before the end of the semester can be alleviated. Learn how to create a grade book on excel that will automatically compute grades. Wiki’s – Collaborative Websites The Wiki, Hawaiian for quick, is considered a faster way of creating a Website since it is not created by one person (site master) but rather from a collaboration of people. Empower your students in the learning process by having them contribute to a collective project. It can be used for delivering and sharing content such as text, files, pictures, and video. Learn how to create a secure Wiki that can only be previewed by people you invite. Advanced PowerPoint Enhance the learning process through the use of ascetics, organization, and interactivity. Participants will learn techniques of professional presentation design which help create more engaging presentations. SMART Board 201 Beyond the basics, learn how to utilize the benefits of the new SMART Notebook 10.0 software. Develop interactive lessons using the many new features. Teachers will be given hands-on time to master the software. SMART Board 101 Create interactive and engaging lessons by effectively using the SMART Board. Participants will leave with a good understanding of how to use the SMART Board and will be familiarized with the powerful SMART notebook application. PowerPoint Essentials Learn how to use PowerPoint to make professional presentations for your class. You will learn how to enhance your presentation with animation, transitions, bullets, charts and hyperlinks.
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