S. Griffin

Director of Instructional Technology

Parents’ Views of Digital Classrooms from Public Radio’s Marketplace

Public radio’s Marketplace reported on parents’ view on the digital classroom in the May 15th episode. We turn our attention to parents, many of whom have spent the last year exploring the ins-and-outs of educational technology themselves, alongside their children. We wanted to get parents’ views of the shift, as their children do more school work…

New Mobile Computer Science Apps Course at PHS

Starting next year at Piedmont High School, a new computer science course, Mobile Computer Science Principles, will be offered to students. The course focuses on learning computer science concepts while designing mobile apps that promote social good and serve a purpose in the community. Students will be encouraged to think outside the box, developing skills in problem solving…

Connected Learning in Action – Sati Shah

In this continuing series, teachers working with students in the Connected Learning 1:1 program share how they use the tools to impact student learning. Science is an amazing tool for understanding the immense complexity of the natural world. One of the most powerful lessons in science class is how to develop the skills to solve…

Connected Learning in Action – Janine Sohn

In this continuing series, teachers working with students in the Connected Learning 1:1 program share how they use the tools to impact student learning. Use of Chromebooks has been very effective in the World Cultures classrooms.  Because the course focuses on current events around the world, Chromebooks have been especially useful in helping students access…