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Bring Your Own Laptop 2020 Years 4, 5 and 6

 

Pacific Paradise State School highly values the engaging and rich learning experiences that effective technology integration can bring. The promotion and advancement of Bring Your Own Laptop aligns with world wide educational trends to ensure today’s learners are more adept at communication, creating, collaborating and critically thinking in a technology driven world.

Access to technology through a Bring Your Own Laptop program has changed how we communicate, think and process information. Digital technologies can maximize learning opportunities and support learning that is connected, collaborative and global. Children at Pacific Paradise will learn how to engage with the world around them and acquire digital skills to participate in life and work beyond school, this     includes:

* Access to quality resources

* Learn anytime, anywhere

* Self-directed learning

* Connecting and collaborating

* Developing digital skills

* Accessing & reviewing in real-time

* Connecting families to learning

* Crossing educational divides

 

In 2020 students in Year 4, 5 and 6 are invited to bring a laptop.

 

We have surveyed some students who have participated in the Bring Your Own Laptop program in 2018 and  2019. The results overwhelmingly indicated the students were more engaged, felt more eager to self-direct and motivate, more independent and enjoyed the seamless learning from school to home.