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Technology for all

It’s not news that technology is making a big impact on education. Schools are spending lots of money on computers, robots, tablets, 3D printers, etc. Curriculum is being rewritten to embed technology skills within every subject at all grade levels. Students are being required to learn computer programming and being encouraged to become makers. But […]

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Do as I do

Better late than never. I’d required my students to write a plan for the semester and keep a reflective journal on what they’re learning. It’s an experiment, this class: a chance for the students to get credit for self-directed learning. So they’re each learning something different, something they’re interested in. One is learning business models, […]

STEAM week for Grade 10 students

As we’ve refined our Week Without Walls trips, we’ve adjusted the school schedule to minimize the disruption to classes. In the High School, we’ve scheduled two grade levels at the same time, leaving two other grade levels in school to focus on different parts of their learning. For IB Diploma students in grades 11 and […]

CoderDojo

By popular demand, and to meet the needs and interests of ICS students and parents, we are proud to announce that we are relaunching our weekend programming opportunity, CoderDojo: ICS CoderDojo Saturdays, from 2pm to 4pm Starts 15 Nov & runs every weekend (except holidays & long weekends) Room S021 (secondary computer/maker/robotics lab)   What’s […]