At Marshall technology is a critical tool that helps facilitate innovative and high level student learning, promotes superior teaching by faculty, ensures reliable and communication and the easy exchange of electronic information, and provides efficient support of academic and educational departments.
1:1 @ Marshall
At Marshall, technology is at the forefront of our teaching. We are in the process of becoming a 1:1 School. This means that every student will have access to a computer or device that will connect them to the digital world and better prepare them for the challenges of college and beyond. Learn more about efforts here.
2012-2013 Projects and Highlights include:
- Upgrades to Library and E-Wing Computer Labs
- Piloting of 1:1 Laptop Program for the Middle School Wing
- Purchase of 80 Macbook Airs for Mobile Laboratory Spaces
- Upgrades to Library Lab and Library Commons Computers to iMac and Mac Minis
- Addition of more than 20 iPad2's with Enhanced App support
- Research and Implementation of Single Sign-On Solution
- Continued improvements to the Library Catalog and physical collection
- Enhancements and improvements in the classroom audio visual experience, including improved cable, AV and connections
- Additional of 8 Wireless Access Points around building to improve access to resources
- Continued use of and training with "Marshall Apps", offering the Marshall Community a cloud based collaborative spaces. Marshall utilizes Google Apps for Education to provide e-mail and productivity tools
- The first cohort of the AP Computer Science Courses taught by Microsoft Programmers and Marshall Faculty
- Hiring of a full-time Technology Integration Specialist
2011-2012 highlights included:
- Access to three traditional computer labs and two mobile labs.
- Campus-wide wifi.
- A partnership with Virtual High School that provides access to over 140 unique course offerings.
- "Marshall Apps" which utilizes Google Apps for Education to provide e-mail and collaboration tools anywhere students have access to the Internet.
- ALEKS, a web-based artificially intelligent assessment and learning system in sixth grade math.
- A middle school iPad pilot project.