Harrison Public School is fortunate to have a Computer Lab as a key component of our Learning Commons. The lab is equipped with 32 desktop computers. This space is available to and used by all our classes. We have a Smart Board and Ladibug document camera in each of our classrooms. Additionally, students and staff have access to iPads. Thanks to the TDSB's Mobile Computing Strategy, our Grade 6 students are afforded an opportunity to use MAC laptops in the classroom for hands-on learning activities in a variety of subject areas. Currently, we are exploring curriculum use with Dash and Dot robots as well as coding.
and students are continuing to learn to incorporate a variety of technological
devices into effective learning tools. Along this vein, we are exploring
So, what is STEM?
STEM is a transdiciplinary approach to
inquiry and problem-based learning that fosters collaboration, creativity and
innovation in all students.
It is applying skills, behaviours and
knowledge of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics to solve complex,