Technology & Learning Innovation

Learning Innovation Programs

Digital Citizenship Agreement (DCA) 2017-18:
Bring Your Own Laptop:

LEARNING BYTES - PROFESSIONAL LEARNING CATALOGUE
Loading from YouTube...

All students strive to consistently engage in exploring and sharing diverse learning experiences. Colegio Roosevelt will use technologies to significantly enhance learning experiences, empower students to pursue personalized learning paths and increase community interaction to achieve our mission and strategic objectives. Technology and Learning Innovation at Colegio Roosevelt is an integral part of the school mission, vision and core values. Through innovative instructional practices we promote future-ready learning with the International Society for Technology Education (ISTE) Standards.

The ISTE Standards for Students are a learner-driven process of exploration, creativity and discovery using technology for learning. These standards allow FDR 21st century learners to become:

EMPOWERED LEARNERS • DIGITAL CITIZENS
KNOWLEDGE CONSTRUCTORS
INNOVATIVE DESIGNERS • COMPUTATIONAL THINKERS
CREATIVE COMMUNICATORS • GLOBAL COLLABORATORS

Learning Innovation Blog

Cardboard Arcade, Time to have fun!
Carla PUPPO

Wednesday of last week grade 2 presented a Cardboard Arcade to culminate our unit on the Design Engineering Process. The kids learned how to use the process that engineers use when they design a new product or idea.

  • innovation
  • maker
  • tinkering
A Changing Mindset
Dale PLOTZKI

Bubbling under the surface at FDR, the tectonic plates of learning are starting to shift.

  • collabortation
  • communication
  • professional learning
Digital Tools to Teach Music and More
Carla PUPPO

Integrating technology is a great way to enhance music classes, especially when it comes to music creation and music composition for students.

  • creativity
Learning also happens during Lunch time - Imo Learning Blocks
Anais BUCKLEY

On Friday, April 6th we had our first #FunFriday activity with the elementary Students (g2-g5). During their break time, the Learning and Innovation Coaches did a fun, unplugged activity using Imo Learning blocks.

  • collaboration
  • Learning outdoors
Neursoscience for Kids!
Dale PLOTZKI

This week at FDR we have been exploring a very interesting topic in the Idea Lab; neurology and bioengineering! But this isn't some heady class for PhD students; this is for 6th and 7th graders! We have been exploring the Backyard Brains kit for cockroaches and have been learning how gentle stimuli on a cockroaches antennas can create neurological responses.

Worth Sharing News

A Day in the Life of a Teacher using PowerSchool's Unified Classroom

What does a typical day using the Unified Classroom to drive all teaching and learning activities look like? Let’s tag along with Karen Smith, a 7th-grade Math teacher. With a single education technology platform, Karen is revolutionizing her classroom with easy access to all of the tools she needs with a single login. She no longer needs to switch between systems to do her work. Instead, she moves easily among PowerSchool assessment, learning, behavior, gradebook, and analytics solutions from one simple, easy-to-use dashboard.

In the Game of School, We Change or Students Loose

We have to stop playing the game of school! If we don’t change, our students will continue to lose. Change is coming to education, slowly but surely, are you doing your part to break barriers and bad habits?

Apple's new iOS 11

iOS 11 sets a new standard for what is already the world’s most advanced mobile operating system. It makes iPhone better than before. It makes iPad more capable than ever.