One to One Learning
Hallett Cove R-12 School (HCS) has a strong focus on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) literacy that will enable students to be successful global citizens in the 21st century. ICT is a significant feature in the school's strategic plan and the school has invested heavily to support this vision.
The Hallett Cove School Learning Technologies Program allows each student access to a networked laptop for use at school and the opportunity to continue its use at home via your home internet connection. In combination with our Learner Management System, ‘DayMap’ and ‘Home Access Plus+’ the HCS Cloud Service, students are able to communicate and collaborate with peers and teachers. Enhanced communication features will enable parents/caregivers greater connection and insight into their child’s learning.
One to One programs are an element in an international move towards individualising learning, which can increase independence and self-initiated learning in students, and extend their learning beyond the classroom.
Students who have full time access a laptop computers have been found to take greater pride and ownership over the knowledge they create, with a flow-on to more flexible forms of schooling.
The HCS One to One program helps extend formal learning communities to include parents, siblings and other people important in students' lives. Effective engagement with the One to One Program may also lead to initiating global communication and collaboration as well as the development of creative expression.
As part of the HCS fees a Chromebook will be provided for each student in Year 7 through to 12 in 2018 to use whilst a student at the school. The Chromebook provides a personal learning studio – it can be a Science lab, literacy tool, research station, history archive, language lab, art canvas and library. The 1:1 program increase’s student’s productivity in and outside the classroom when completing assignments, projects, and other activities, with current tools and resources for the 21st Century Learner.