Category Archives: US

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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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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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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