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Much To-Do About Laptops

One of my former students, Nicholas Horsley, is now the junior contributor for our school’s newspaper, The Pine Needle. This past summer we had an opportunity for some Q and A about our new 1:1 laptop program and the following … Continue reading

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Need a new Stylus for your Tablet PC?

MS students who have lost or damaged the stylus for their Tablet PC may purchase one directly from HP. Here is the link for the stylus.

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Announcement: It’s time to BACKUP YOUR Files

6 weeks have past since the start of school.  Have you backed up your files yet? If you haven’t, here are some recommended strategies: Start using Google Docs to produce and store your files regularly Use one of the following … Continue reading

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US Open Model FAQs

Is there a single location where one can find answers to questions regarding the 1:1 program at St. Christopher’s School? Yes, St. Christopher’s started a blog in the winter of 2010 where students and parents can find information about hardware, … Continue reading

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Laptop Home Use Contract

Contract for Laptop Use at Home a recommended approach Making a home use contract is a great opportunity for dialogue between parent and child about mutual expectations, responsibilities, and privileges. A printed, signed contract is a point of discussion that … Continue reading

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MS Technology Fee-faqs

What is the purpose of this new fee? Beginning in the 2011-2012 school year a new annual technology fee will be be added to support the direct costs associated with a new one-to-one laptop access model being implemented in the … Continue reading

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1:1 Tech Talk: a rising 7th grade initiative

1:1 Tech Talk for Parents View more presentations from Hiram Cuevas

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Keyboarding: An essential skill

As we continue to prepare for our 1:1 initiative, a few families have inquired about keyboarding software or sites so their sons can practice over the summer. While we do not have a formal keyboarding program in the MS, please … Continue reading

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St. Christopher’s is now a Google Apps for Education School

In December 2010, St. Christopher’s became a Google Apps for Education School. This program provides educational institutions with a suite of tools that will provide our students and teachers with greater opportunities for communication and collaboration internally and also with … Continue reading

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The Upper School’s Open Model

Image from: http://www.daskeyboard.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/linux-mac-windows.png So what exactly is an open model? An open model is a 1:1 computer model where students are permitted to use any computer as long as it satisfies the minimum requirements established by the St. Christopher’s Technology … Continue reading

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