Tag Archives: technology

Technology Incorporated

After pilot program devices are welcomed; students, staff and faculty change skeptical opinions It was nearing the end of the school year. The air finally smelled of summer after a painfully long winter and students sat in shorts, t-shirts, and sandals in the chapel. Principal Nancy Johnson walked up to …

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New freedom, New responsibility

Allowing the use of learning devices at Minnehaha requires students to be accountable When the new Bring your Own Learning Device (B.O.L.D.) program was announced last spring, many students showed their disdain. Some students didn’t want to purchase or rent iPads and were worried that they would not be able …

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Apps to check out

Will Anema finds 15 apps in 3 categories that might help you Apps are everywhere. Businesses use them, students use them, kids use them, even the government uses them. There are over 700,000 apps available for Apple devices. Unfortunately, not all of them are very good, and since there are …

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GPS nightmares

While GPS systems help students navigate where they’re going, the risks and drawbacks associated with them may outweigh the benefits “We were in Europe over Christmas break because I’ve got a brother who lives in Switzerland,” said AP English 11 teacher Ken Myhre. “We spent some time with them, and …

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In depth: Space Station project

Talon staff writer Julia Carle sat down with science teacher Nancy Cripe in September 2012 to discuss what Minnehaha Academy students will do in their International Space Station (ISS) experiment, which will be conducted in Spring 2013. How would you define the ISS program at Minnehaha? The Minnehaha ISS program …

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Technology in school

Minnehaha invests to become a school for the 21st century AP Chemistry students start their homework, AP U.S. History students take notes on a lecture, and down the hall, Latin teacher Johanna Beck writes on the board. But the homework’s done online, the notes with an iPad, and the board …

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