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Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School is dedicated to providing its students with an education rich in technology in order to prepare them for their futures in high school, university, and the work force.  We have a technology curriculum, which was written specifically for our school and is based on national technology standards. We have committed to constantly improving our infrastructure and providing equipment for both teachers and students in order to give our students a strong technology background and to give our teachers access to the best possible teaching materials and methodology.

Some of what Our Lady of Fatima School has to offer:

Two full-service computer labs with experienced technology teachers

Little Warrior Lab

What?

Servicing grades PreKindergarten 3 through Second

Scheduling - Same schedule as Fatima X-STREAM Lab only on Week B

Goals

*Introduce technology to facilitate the student’s educational experience

*Instruct the proper and safe way to utilize technology

*An integrated curriculum with tools to succeed in the future

*Set the foundation of a successful career path

*Students will use age appropriate apps to further their study of Technology at OLF

Materials

*iPads with apps

*Keyboarding in 2nd grade

*OSMO for Education

Why?

We need to adapt to the needs of our Little Warriors with more relevant material.  In the lab the students will learn how to use iPads in grades PK3-2.

The ISTE Technology Standards will be followed ensuring a seamless curriculum.

X-STREAM Lab

A library/media center with a full set of MacBook Airs, an iPad Mobile Lab, a set of video cameras, an Interactive Flat Panel, full Destiny access, and numerous online resources

Interactive White Boards (Smart Boards) in Pre-K 4

Apple TVs and 70 inch Smart TVs in all classrooms.

A set of iPads for center instruction in all Pre-K through 2nd grade classrooms

MacBook Airs for an one to one blended learning environment in grades 6-8

3rd, 4th, & 5th grades have a shared MacBook Pro Cart

FACTS School Management System to report grades and to bring school and classroom information to parents and students

A multi-media enrichment course that teaches students to use different forms of media and technology

Robotics and Computer Programming Electives

In addition, the school hosts Fatima Channel 2, a school media presentation that broadcasts school events, highlights happenings around the school, and allows both live and video presentations to be piped into the classrooms and other areas of the school. Student-created videos are presented to the student body regularly over Fatima Channel 2 in order to give information about upcoming special dress days, to lead the student body in prayer, to address the issue of bullying through anti-bullying videos, and to give information about club activities.