I find delight each day in the things that happen at Robert C. Parker School. I hope to share a little of the fun!
Friday, November 30, 2012
There is a new trend in schools: BYOD (Bring your own device). It seems to be working informally at Parker. With a variety of desktops and laptops available at school and the i-Pads and laptops some students and teachers bring with them, not to mention calculators and smart phones, we've got a lot of tools. At our recent professional development day, we were able to successfully connect 20 or so computers, pads and phones to explore internet based communication sites and apps all day. Everybody is experimenting - teachers and students - to see what works best. Prezi or PowerPoint; Animoto or i-Movie? It is great to be in it together.
I became Head of Robert C. Parker School in 2003. I love walking the halls at school and watching the kaleidoscope of activities and the happiness and fun of the students and teachers. Parker's woods and meadows bring beauty into our lives each day. It is a great community - everyone pulling together to make a difference for children!
Robert C. Parker School engages each student in a thoughtful and challenging learning process that inspires curiosity and a passion to achieve, nurtures confidence and community, and cultivates purposeful action.
Core Values: Emotional Security Intellectual Vibrancy Ethical Awareness Social Responsibility
In caring for our world, our community, and ourselves, we reach out to others with kindness, speak and act with respect, strive for understanding of differences, and share our time, our talents, and our energy.