Sandringham College offers students a wide range of learning opportunities through the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) tools. Students have access to Notebooks, Netbooks and Macbooks, as well as desktop computers. These devices are currently shared around the college, providing access in all teaching and learning domains.
We are currently trialling the use of iPads at Year 7 and 8, and the feedback will allow us to develop this further.
The College uses Moodle as a Learning Management System, providing students access to coursework 24/7. Each class is implementing coursework on Moodle, and there are many exciting learning experiences happening there. These integrate the DEECD’s FUSE resources perfectly, providing students and teachers with a range of digital learning objects.
Some Year 9, 10 and 11 classes have started to explore the use of ePortfolios to record and reflect on their work, and are using blogs and wikis to showcase this. Students at staff are regularly posting on the college blog, sharing our experiences with the world.
3C9 students have been bitten by the Geocaching bug, playing a high tech version of hide and seek. They use multi-million dollar satellites linked to their smart phones or GPS devices to find hidden treasures. They have worked with the historical society to develop their own caches, which are hugely successful in the caching community.
Many classes have set up their own blogs and wikis to record and reflect as a class on the learning they do in, Music, Textiles, Drama, Media, VCAL, VET to name a few. Maths uses Classpad and interactive whiteboards to create exciting learning experiences for our senior maths students.