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ICT Workshops for Parents and Guardians

15 September 2017



Dear Parents and Guardians,
 
DSC offers a technologically rich teaching and learning environment. Starting in PG1B, students use technology to demonstrate learning and mastery of competencies and outcomes. Students in Grades 1 to 3 are part of a 1:1 iPad Program which sees students use iPads in all subjects as a tool for learning and a means of cataloguing success to share with teachers and parents/guardians. Students in Grades 4 to 12 are part of a 1:1 Laptop Program.
 
As one of the pioneers in technology enriched teaching and learning, DSC is at the forefront of 21st century teaching. As a way of assisting parents and guardians in supporting learning at home, DSC offers tailored made workshops and information sessions for families.  Each month the ICT Educational Specialist, supported by the School’s Admissions Team and IT Team, will host a parent and guardian workshop.  The workshops are designed to help parents and guardian become familiar with the technology their children will be using at school and at home. The workshops will be offered in English with language support for Cantonese, French, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, and Putonghua.
 
The first workshops of the year will be held tomorrow in the School’s Auditorium. Please bring a mobile device with you to the workshop.
 
We look forward to seeing you at the workshop.

 
Sincerely,
Jason Walter
Director of IT
Delia School of Canada
 
Elementary Section and Alberta Program (2:00 to 3:00)

  • September 15th – 1-to-1 iPad Program (Grades 1 – 3) 
  • October 13th - Google Apps for Education (Grades 4 - 6)
  • November 10th – Getting on Board:  Why Tech is Important at Delia and Beyond
  • December  08th – Digital Citizenship and How to Ensure a Safe Digital Environment
  • January 12th –Constructing Knowledge: How to Support Research with Digital Tools
  • February 09th – Empowering Learners: How Students Achieve Learning Goals and Receive Feedback Through Leveraging Technology
  • March 13th – Social Media: What’s Being Shared at School and Why It’s Important
  • April 13th – Apps: What We’re Using and Why It Works
  • May 11th – What We’ve Accomplished and Where We Are Going
  • June 08th – Resources to Support Students Over the Summer Holiday

Secondary Section (1:00 to 2:00) 

  • September 15th – Getting on Board: Why Ed Tech is important at Delia and beyond
  • October 13th – How to help your child be successful in his/her studies
  • November 10th – Google Apps for Education
  • December 8th – Digital Citizenship and how to ensure a safe digital environment
  • January 12th – Google Chrome Extensions environment
  • February 9th – Constructing Knowledge: How to support research with digital tools
  • March 13th – Empowering Learners: How students achieve learning goals and receive feedback through leveraging technology digital tools
  • April
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    13th – Social Media: What’s Being Shared at School and Why It’s Important
  • May 11th – Technology: What we’ve accomplished and where we are going
  • June 08th – Ways to support students over summer holiday