Technology

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Technology is integral to student learning at Emerson School. As a 21st century skill, students apply their learning through the use of individual laptop devices on a daily basis. Keyboarding and additional technology standards are taught and reinforced in the classroom. Students receive teacher created lessons on SmartBoards or on laptops. Students enhance critical thinking skills by working collaboratively and individually to create presentations in multiple formats. Students also use Google Classroom to communicate their learning allowing for immediate feedback.

District benchmark assessments, as well as the state assessment, are administered online to students in grades 3 through 8.

Students participate in the following technology sources:

  • Computers
  • SmartBoards
  • Document cameras
  • Digital cameras/camcorders

Emerson School utilizes the following software and programs to supplement and enhance student learning:

  • Google classroom
  • Newsela
  • Khan Academy
  • Moby Max * ePals * Starfall
  • Imagine Learning