• Our instructional technology vision is to use classroom technology to engage students in asking questions and choosing tools to facilitate real-world problem-solving.

    Forsyth County School System has made a considerable investment in technology to help us accomplish our mission. Students are at work with technology every day throughout our building.

    • All classrooms have 10 Chromebooks for student use.
    • Every classroom has a ClearnTouch Interactive board that allows teachers to make presentations to engage learners. Students can then manipulate the information on the board or create their own work in order to internalize concepts.
    • Every classroom is equipped with microphones and built-in sound systems to enhance the speaking in each room.
    • Students are able to bring in their own devices and connect to our BYOT wireless network to extend the resources available in each classroom. 
    • Each grade level hallway has access to Chromebook carts.
    • Teachers have access to document cameras, web cameras, and iPads for students to capture their learning experiences throughout the day and to connect with other classrooms around the world through Skype sessions.
    • KME has a MakerBot 5th Generation 3D printer. Students work with teachers to create 3D models in programs such as Tinkercad.
    • KME has the Creativity Playground available for all classrooms to use.  The Creativity Playground has seven Osmo programs, seventeen Sphero Spark coding bots, and ten Wonderly Dash coding Robots.  
    • KME also has three Maker Space carts in use throughout the building. 

    At any given time in our building, students might be researching a topic on the Internet, creating a digital movie or digital presentation in lieu of a written report, making a chart in a spreadsheet or a graphing program, sending a story or movie from a hand-held device to a desktop, using an app to practice skills learned in their content are, or collaborating with a classroom or career professional through a Google Meets and/or Microsoft Team sessions.

    In the case of virtual learning, based on economic hardship, a family may check out one Chromebook from KME HERE.  Families may pick up the Chromebook once they have completed this required form.  

     

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