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Our Lady of Grace Catholic School strives to foster spiritual, physical, intellectual, and social growth in all students.  Recognizing the importance of technology in our world, we believe it necessary to:
  • Incorporate technology into our instructional process to encourage problem solving, critical thinking, and global learning
  • Promote student-centered learning
  • Use technology to increase the effective use of time for both students and faculty
  • Provide appropriate technology resources for students, faculty, and staff, so that they are able to communicate with all stakeholders and maximize learning opportunities
  • Empower students and staff with technical literacy skills 

Ethical and responsible usage will underscore all elements of technology use at Our Lady of Grace.  All students, parents, faculty, and staff are required to read and acknowledge the Our Lady of Grace Technology Resources Acceptable Use Agreement at the beginning of each new school year.

TECHNOLOGY RESOURCES

Our Lady of Grace Catholic School believes that technology is integral to student learning.  Faculty members receive training to incorporate technology in their classes in order to enhance curriculum.  Students must be able to use a variety of technology today in order to be prepared for the technology of tomorrow.  In light of this, Our Lady of Grace continues to invest in its technology program, which includes:  
  • School issued email accounts through Google Apps for Education, which include Google Drive for collaboration, free word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation apps, and cloud storage
  • PC lab available for use with classes and students
  • Mobile ipad Mini carts(3 total, for a total of 72 ipad minis to be used school-wide)
  • Mobile Chromebook cart with 29 Chromebooks 
  • Faculty laptops 
  • Document cameras available for use in classrooms
  • Interactive Smartboard or a Brightlink projector board in every classroom
  • Faculty and grade level server accounts
  • Campus-wide wired and wireless network capabilities 
  • World Book Online for student research 
  • School Speak(online grades, schedules, attendance information, activities, and report cards)
  • AIMSweb, Aleks, and Read Live programs for student assessment
  • E-book library for faculty professional development 

 TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE

The Our Lady of Grace SchoolTechnology Committee promotes the use of technology to increase school efficiency, to support teaching, and to enhance student learning. 

The committee's responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining a technology plan that aligns with current and future school needs
  • Assessing the technological needs and competencies of faculty, staff, and students
  • Providing staff and faculty technology training
  • Making recommendations concerning purchases, implementation, maintenance, and upgrading of technologies within a strong school infrastructure
 
         
     
Our Lady of Grace Catholic School
201 South Chapman Street         Greensboro, NC 27403         Phone: 336.275.1522         Fax: 336.279.8824