A Physical And Virtual Approach to Collaborative Learning
Success in today’s world demands far more than thinking skills and content knowledge. The ability to navigate the complex life and work environments in a globally competitive information age requires that students engage in a rigorous learning environment that encourages flexibility, adaptability, initiative, self-direction, social and cross-cultural skills, productivity, accountability, leadership and responsibility.
Our transformed library, known as the Learning Commons, is a center for student inquiry, digital citizenship, project based differentiated learning, advanced literacy, collaborative student-teacher meetings and presentations.The room is equipped with an extensive wireless and landline network to accommodate its fully-equipped CPU's, large screen HDTV, student iPads, and wireless presentation equipment, including Apple TV.
As one of the first schools, public or private to initiate a full school implementation of a 1:1 technology initiative, Immaculate High School continues to change the educational paradigm to embrace innovative learning. Core academic programs such as such as International Relations, World Religions, Forensics, Graphics Arts, Project Lead the Way Engineering Program, CISCO IT Essentials Certification, Financial Literacy, and Economics integrate individual student analysis and exploration with technology.
Textbooks have evolved into e-books, collaborative learning and communication is supported through the use of Google Classroom, flipped classroom instruction and best instructional practices.