John F. Kennedy Catholic School
Vision for the Use of Technology
Students, teachers, and staff of John F. Kennedy Catholic School will benefit from a technologically enhanced learning environment in the following ways.
Students’ Use of Technology
Research and data analysis:
Students at JFK, whether they are in classrooms or a computer lab setting, will use
technology to access information; conduct research; gather, organize, and analyze data;
and share their insights and results with other students and experts and novices on a local, national, and international level.
Communications and presentations:
Students at JFK will use technology to creatively express themselves and their knowledge in text and graphic formats to fulfill class work, homework, and special project requirements.
Subject area enhancement:
Students at JFK will use technology for interactive multimedia simulations as well as review and accelerated activities related to their subject areas that can be tailored to the individual’s abilities and assessed at the individual level for diagnosis and monitoring purposes.
Students at JFK will learn and use fundamental computer and technology skills appropriate to the students’ knowledge and grade level.
Teachers’ and Staff’s Use of Technology
Teachers and staff at JFK, whether they are in the classroom or in other settings, will use technology to communicate with colleagues within and outside the building, with parents, and with students.
Class preparation and lesson delivery:
Teachers and staff at JFK will use technology to gather information and resources in order to prepare for class and use technology to deliver instruction through a variety of methods as they strive to meet individual learner needs.
Teachers and staff at JFK will use technology to record student data and assess student performance and communicate feedback to parents and students.
Teachers and staff at JFK will use technology to continue with their own educations, including enhancing their understanding of how to better use technology in the school and improving their own computer and technology skills.