Digital

Robotics: Learning the Language of Technology

Robotics: Learning the Language of Technology

As we progress through the 21st Century, technology has become more and more an integral part of our everyday life. We cannot go a day without interacting with some form of technology, whether it’s as simple as a microwave at home or the Smart Phone in our pocket, the question is what allows us to perform the many impressive and[Read More…]

by September 4, 2015 Digital, Grade 6
October Africa Code Week!

October Africa Code Week!

I had the privilege this week of being able to attend the opening of the SAP Auditorium at the Cape Town Science Centre. This exciting event was attended by our Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor. This event, taken place during our National Science Week,  was aimed at bringing to light the lack of STEM(Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)[Read More…]

by August 7, 2015 Digital
Grade 3 iPad Evening

Grade 3 iPad Evening

Grade 3 parents please join us next Tuesday evening. We look to spend some time showcasing what we’ve been doing in Grade 4 – 7 with our iPad One to One Project.  We look forward to also setting the expectations for 2016.

by July 29, 2015 Digital, Grade 3
Golden Bird Society Learn about Programming Languages!

Golden Bird Society Learn about Programming Languages!

This week our afternoon computer club, the Golden Bird Society, had the opportunity to learn about programming. The lesson’s purpose was to open their eyes to the world of programming, the concept and how prevalent it is in all aspects of technology in the world around us. We used the Java programming language as an example and had the opportunity[Read More…]

by May 21, 2015 Digital
Backup then Restore – An iPad Plea!

Backup then Restore – An iPad Plea!

Its been an incredibly busy and successful Term 1 for the Digital Learning department. We’ve been successfully chasing our red rubber ball and have enrolled over 200 iPads into our iPad Management system. This is all due to us expanding our iPad One to One project from two to four grades. Our Grades 4 to 7 have been hard at[Read More…]

by March 29, 2015 Digital
iCAN Night School

iCAN Night School

Grade 6 and 7 parents are invited to join us next week at our iCAN Night School event. We look forward to spending some time sharing ideas with you on how to manage your child’s iPad.

by March 23, 2015 Digital
iCan Night School

iCan Night School

Grade 4 and 5 parents are invited to join us next week at our iCAN Night School event. We look forward to spending some time sharing ideas with you on how to manage your child’s iPad.

by February 19, 2015 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