BDMS Students Experiencing New Technology in the Classroom
Nov 10, 2016 02:27PM ● Published by Jim
As most of us realize, technology is a big part of our lives and using it in schools on a daily basis has become increasingly more common. At the beginning of the 2016-17 school year, all Beaver Dam Middle School students were given a Chromebook to use at school and home. Chromebooks, which are similar to personal computers, are lightweight, have all-day battery life, are fast and secure, and have a built-in ability to connect to WiFi.
Teachers and students at BDMS have been exploring the power of the Chromebooks since the start of the school year. This type of technology in the classroom serves as a great tool to enhance the teaching and learning each day. All of our teachers are using the Chromebooks in their respective classes in some way. It’s been a great learning experience for our teachers and students as they continue to find ways to maximize the power of the Chromebook in the classroom.
When asked about the Chromebooks, students often say they like having “access to their assignments more, being able to use it at home is a plus, and it helps them stay organized.” Teachers would say they like the “efficiency, communication and organizational advantage” the