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Catholic elementary schools are 'A place where imagination takes root and flourishes.'

Technology-Enabled Instruction

Today's students are 'digital natives', not knowing a time when life and technology weren't seamlessly intertwined. Long Island's Catholic elementary schools leverage a technology integrated curriculum, Wi-Fi enabled buildings, computer labs and iPads to support learning and to engage student's imaginations and build technology skills.

St. Thomas the Apostle School in West Hempstead

St. Thomas the Apostle School in West HempsteadOne of the featured technologies at St. Thomas the Apostle School in West Hempstead is a global teleconferencing capability that has allowed the students to share experiences with students around the globe.

Maria Regina School in Seaford 

Maria Regina School in Seaford

Peer-to-peer learning is supported at Maria Regina School in Seaford through the combination of iPads and ‘Prayer Partners’. Prayer Partners are older students that help mentor younger students on their role in liturgies, use of technology and many other aspects that make the school experience more rewarding for both.

Our Lady of Wisdom School in Port Jefferson

Our Lady of Wisdom School in Port JeffersonAs these Pre-K students at Our Lady of Wisdom School in Port Jefferson demonstrate, it is never to early to start making the computer part of every day learning.

St. Thomas the Apostle School in West Hempstead

St. Thomas the Apostle School in West HempsteadMany schools utilize QR codes that allow students to make multi-media presentations that can be scanned and viewed by most SmartPhones and portable devices. Shown are second graders at St. Thomas the Apostle School in West Hempstead with cutouts of themselves utilizing QR codes to link to a narrative of their life in their own voice.

Sts. Philip & James School in St. James

Sts. Philip & James School in St. JamesThe Library/Media Center at Sts. Philip & James School in St. James is a great example of the merging of traditional research and computer-based research.

Sts. Philip & James School in St. JamesSts. Philip & James School in St. James also features a full computer lab where students learn to leverage computers and technology. Similar facilities exist at all Long Island’s Catholic elementary schools.

Long Beach Catholic Regional School in Long Beach

Long Beach Catholic Regional School in Long BeachLong Beach Catholic Regional School in Long Beach utilizes solar panels on the roof to generate some of its own electricity. A digital dashboard in the main lobby (and available on SmartPhones) provides system status on daily operation and shows students the amount of CO2 that would have been generated to power the school if solar energy was not being used.

St. Patrick School in Bay Shore

St. Patrick School in Bay ShoreToday’s ‘digital native’ student has a relationship with technology that precedes even their command of the alphabet. For these young students at St. Patrick School in Bay Shore, computer-based learning helps make a game out of the learning of important concepts, accelerating both the  students‘s grasp of the subject and their familiarity with technology.

Trinity Regional School in East Northport

Trinity Regional School in East NorthportTrinity Regional School in East NorthportSmartBoards, like this one shown at Trinity Regional School in East Northport, are utilized in every classroom to enhance the learning experience and to deliver technology integrated lessons. Many schools use iPads and SmartBoards together allowing an individual student’s work to be shared with their classmates on screen.
Extensive use of iPads keep students interested and engaged. Here a middle school class at Trinity Regional School in East Northport works together on an online lesson.

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