Educational Technology

THE INTEGRATION OF TECHNOLOGY INTO EVERYDAY CLASSROOM EXPERIENCES IS A FUNDAMENTAL ASPECT OF A BRENTWOOD EDUCATION. IN THIS AGE OF TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES, READING AND WATCHING ARE JUST THE BEGINNING. THE CURRENCY IN 21ST CENTURY SCHOOLS IS REAL INTERACTION IN REAL TIME. OUR EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM ALLOWS STUDENTS TO EXPLORE BEYOND THE CLASSROOM AS THEY EXPERIMENT WITH THE LATEST PROGRAMS, DEVICES, ONLINE RESOURCES, AND MORE.

Educational Technology Goals

Below is a list of our overarching Educational Technology goals. These are informed by the work of the American Library Association (ALA), the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), and the Partnership for 21st Century Skills (P21.org)

  • Digital ethics: onlineprivacy, copyright/fair use, responsibility, appropriate use
  • Digital communication: choosing and effectively using different digital tools (like Powerpoint, Pixton, Voicethread, Google Sites, iMovie, etc.) to deliver a message
  • Online collaboration: Schoology, blogging, wikis, Twitter, email, etc.
  • Innovation: simulations, problem solving, invention, construction, etc.
  • Information literacy: library and research skills, effective Internet and library database searching, citation tools and methods
  • Media literacy: understanding how message delivery is effected by the tools being used, devloping the ability to understand and judge media

Educational Technology Team

Pam Horrocks

Educational Technology Specialist, Lower School

Bob Kahn

Educational Technology Specialist, Middle School

Scott Perloff

Director of Educational Technology