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God’s Word + Technology = Awesome!



God’s Word + Technology = Awesome!

Being the start of Catholic Schools Week, I felt that it would be a great idea to share some resources that will allow you to reconnect with your Catholic Education roots! It’s the year 2015.  We have hoverboards, self lacing Nike shoes, and flying cars! Ok, maybe I’m dreaming a little bit and thinking that […]

Technology Student Profile – Nate Kerr



Technology Student Profile – Nate Kerr

If you were to ask me what was the glue that held our 1:1 learning initiative together, I would tell you it is three fold.  The first thing that has held it together would be our amazing educators at Central Catholic.  They have embraced the change and are running with it!  The second piece that has […]

Augmented Reality In The Elementary School Setting



Augmented Reality In The Elementary School Setting

Teachers are the best “hackers” in the world.  Now that is a weird statement, but hear me out.  Teachers find great tools, and “hack” them to work for their environment.  No better of an example can be what Mrs. Yarnall and Mrs. Serra did with Mrs. Yarnall’s Monarch Butterfly unit. 2nd grade.  We all remember […]

CC Coding Club gets a history lesson from the NSA



CC Coding Club gets a history lesson from the NSA

In September, the Central Catholic Coding Club had the great opportunity to meet with two members of the NSA.  One of the members is a former CC alumni!  Eric Bryant and Mark Loepker (CC ’72) came in and presented to the club on the different roles and jobs in the NSA and talked about the […]

August 13, 2014. A day that will live in…….



August 13, 2014. A day that will live in…….

What a great start to the school year.  What a great new beginning at Central Catholic.  Our 1:1 learning initiative is in full swing at CC and it’s thanks in part to a lot of hard work from several different people.  I want to spend some time highlighting some of the things that happened at […]

#ISTE2014



#ISTE2014

Wow! Whoa! My brain is full! The annual International Society for Technology in Education conference was this weekend.  To describe it in a word, amazing! I learned so much in the past week, from so many of my educational technology heroes. Ruben Puentedura and Chris Lehmann were both amazing to listen to.  Hearing about the […]

SAMR



SAMR

Dearest Lafayette Catholic School System parents, students, faculty, alumni, and supporters: What an exciting (and busy) last few months it has been for myself and my team here at LCSS.  From getting new MacBook Air laptops and iPad mini’s into the hands of our faculty members, to preparing for the rollout of 400+ devices to […]

LCSS Teachers Get a Technology Update



LCSS Teachers Get a Technology Update

Faculty members at Central Catholic, St. Boniface, St. Lawrence, and St. Mary Cathedral Schools received a technology update.  Every teacher received a MacBook Air and an iPad Mini to utilize in their classrooms.  This technology refresh goes hand in hand with the technology learning initiatives at Central Catholic as well as with the Strategic Plan. […]

A Day in the Life of a Central Catholic 1:1 Student



A Day in the Life of a Central Catholic 1:1 Student

This post is meant to give you, the parent, some insight to the possible daily routines that your student will experience next year at Central Catholic as they have access to technology at all times during the school day. This is not an article saying that all of these things will happen every single day. […]

The first steps at LCSS



The first steps at LCSS

It has been an exciting 6 months for the Technology Department at LCSS.  Between all of the infrastructure updates, providing cloud based productivity tools, and securing our backup and information privacy structure, there have been a lot of moving pieces at LCSS. It’s always nice to reflect on what has been done, it’s always best […]

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