Digital

iPad Enrolment Time!

iPad Enrolment Time!

We begin this year with excitement and anticipation as we expand our iPad One to One project across the entire InterSen Phase at Sun Valley Group of Schools. 2014 was a hugely successful year for Digital Learning and we look forward to making 2015 just as successful. One of the ways we would like to do this is by keeping[Read More…]

by January 20, 2015 Digital
Thinking Digitally: iPad One to One Reminder!

Thinking Digitally: iPad One to One Reminder!

We are getting closer and closer to the end of 2014. What an incredible year it has been for the Digital Learning Department as we celebrate an incredibly dynamic and successful year in digital learning. From a successful iPad One to One project, to our Applied and Core Skills lessons, we have worked hard at educating our Sun Valley Group[Read More…]

by November 21, 2014 Digital
Why the iPad? Some worldwide motivation!

Why the iPad? Some worldwide motivation!

This week I was made aware of a fantastic article written by James Potter, a Director of Technology at a leading UK independent school. He has made some very valid points about the choice of the iPad as a digital device in education. Take a read through the article and you’ll notice the world of digital devices in education is[Read More…]

by September 15, 2014 Digital
iPad Launch for 2015 a SUCCESS!

iPad Launch for 2015 a SUCCESS!

Next year we look to launch the iPad One to One project in our Grade 5 & 6 classes. We spent some time at our recent Night School sharing our vision for 2015. During the evening event we had guest speaker, Alan Goldberg the Director of Education for DigiCape, share with us the dynamic ability that iPads add to our[Read More…]

by August 22, 2014 Digital
Night School: iPad Launch for 2015!

Night School: iPad Launch for 2015!

Sun Valley Group of Schools would like to invite all Grade 3, 5, and 6’s to join us in our annual iPad Launch. This event will take place on Tuesday 5 August 2014 at 19:30 and will usher in the iPad One to One project for Grades 5 and 6. It will also inform this years Grade 3 and 6’s[Read More…]

by August 1, 2014 Digital
Backup, Restore & Sync-What do they Mean?

Backup, Restore & Sync-What do they Mean?

Over the last two weeks we’ve been making the final preparation for the big enrollment of the Grade 4 & 7 iPads onto our new JAMF Casper Suite. There has been quite a bit of confusion around this process. So we’d like to clarify some terms and also explain the exact purpose and function of the new iPad management system[Read More…]

by May 30, 2014 Digital

SVGoS: Digital Learning – Backing up your iPad Photos & Videos

It’s been an exciting week as we have expectantly been preparing for the new iPad Management System. As you will have seen in the letter that was sent home with our Grade 4 & 7 learners. We require you as parents to backup your child’s iPad photos and videos. ┬áIn order to help you with this process I have done[Read More…]

by May 15, 2014 Digital
SVGoS: Digital Learning – iLearn Expo a Digital Success

SVGoS: Digital Learning – iLearn Expo a Digital Success

I had the wonderful opportunity today to speak to some visitors who joined us for our iLearn Expo day. We had an amazing time learning how Sun Valley Group of Schools approaches Digital Learning. We really celebrate with staff, learners and parents at the incredible way in which technology is being used as a tool for learning in our classrooms.[Read More…]

by May 8, 2014 Digital
Digital Learning: Essa Academy Visit

Digital Learning: Essa Academy Visit

  I spent some time down in Manchester, Bolton during my trip and visited an amazing school called the ESSA Academy. I had the opportunity too see how they implement technology as a tool for learning. It was absolutely incredible to see their school and hear about their ethos and take on how technology can be used effectively in education.[Read More…]

by April 24, 2014 Digital
Digital Learning: Making Meaning Creatively

Digital Learning: Making Meaning Creatively

It’s been a whirlwind of a trip so far as I’ve made my way down to Dublin. I’ve travelled 11000 kilometers flown on 3 planes and travelled on 10 trains. I’ve had an amazing experience and as I’ve travelled and been exposed to new and different environments it has given me some time to process what I’ve seen and learnt.[Read More…]

by April 17, 2014 Digital