Technology at St. Pats

“Technology is not just a tool. It can give learners a voice that they may not have had before” - George Couros

The technology curriculum at St. Patrick Interparish School is designed to give students the fluency required to use technology to compliment learning. The curriculum is inspired by the ISTE international standards for technology education. Throughout the program, students will be:

Empowered Learners Students leverage technology to take an active role in choosing, achieving and demonstrating competency in their learning goals, informed by the learning sciences.
Digital Citizens Students recognize the rights, responsibilities and opportunities of living, learning and working in an interconnected digital world, and they act and model in ways that are safe, legal and ethical.
Knowledge Constructors Students critically curate a variety of resources using digital tools to construct knowledge, produce creative artifacts and make meaningful learning experiences for themselves and others.
Innovative Designers Students use a variety of technologies within a design process to identify and solve problems by creating new, useful or imaginative solutions.
Computational Thinkers Students develop and employ strategies for understanding and solving problems in ways that leverage the power of technological methods to develop and test solutions.
Creative Communicators Students communicate clearly and express themselves creatively for a variety of purposes using the platforms, tools, styles, formats and digital media appropriate to their goals.
Global Collaborators Students use digital tools to broaden their perspectives and enrich their learning by collaborating with others and working effectively in teams locally and globally.