imageThe technology program at St. Martin’s Lutheran School involves all students in Pre-K through 8th grade. Every student attends computer class in the technology lab for an age appropriate time each week. Students are growing up in an ever changing digital world and competency with technology skills will be critical to their future success.  Students will be taught the programs that are required of today’s students as well as what is the appropriate and ethical behavior when using the various types of technology.

The faculty use a variety of resources to integrate technology into the curriculum such as: Smart boards, document cameras, desktops and laptops.  The faculty utilize technology as a tool to aid with their instruction as well as to engage the students in the learning process. The classrooms at St. Martin’s become centers of active learners and this is evident on a daily basis.

lowerschooltechnSome of the standards incorporated into St. Martin’s Technology Program are:

Students will use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively, including at a distance, to support individual learning and contribute to others.

Students will apply digital tools to gather, evaluate and use information.

Students will demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems and operations.

Students will understand human, cultural, and societal issues relating to technology and practice legal and ethical behavior.

Students will use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research, manage projects, and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources.