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Technology at Arbor Heights
Technology integration has been an important part of our school's history. From a lab and every classroom equipped with networked computers going back to the early 90's, Arbor Heights has continued to push ahead, frequently using its own resources, donations, and volunteers to put the tools of today in the hands of its students, to prepare them to lead in a rapidly changing world.
With the current explosion of the use of "Web 2.0" tools like blogs, wikis, podcasts, Skype, etc., our school continues to blaze new trails. Here are a few examples:
rss feeds on the
school's home page
the use of a
for parents, staff, and students (it will replace the school home page soon)
student newsletter available online
(with podcast editions on iTunes)
Below is a screencast of a PowerPoint presentation delivered in December of 2006 by teacher Mark Ahlness to the families of the students in his third grade classroom. It discusses their blogging and Internet safety, at school and home:
(full screen version available on
Mark's presentation wiki
2007 IRA convention
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