Catherine GlattsVice Principal Director of Technology Mercy Vocational High School Philadelphia, PA 19129 The only catholic, coeducational, vocational high school in the USA!
Learning Web 2.0 and Success • Administration support! • Three years part of archdiocesan Powerful Learning Practices (PLP) • MVHS Tech team used the tools we learned about in PLP • Failed and tried again • Big success with our Operation Katrina wiki • Allowed us to share or service learning experience with all back home • Continue to use this wiki to document and share Mercy Vocational High School
About Our Tech • Google school since 2007 • Everyone gets an email address • Tech team responsible for training faculty and staff • Students help Mercy Vocational High School
One-to-One Program • Began this year with Acer netbooks • Netbooks are being used in class! • English for reading logs usingGoogle Docs and forms (created by the teacher) • Students complete four sections after two or three chapters: • Summary Section, Vocabulary, • Comment Stream, Comprehensive Questions • students could earn five points for each section based on quality Mercy Vocational High School
One-to-One Program (continued) • Many teachers now use Edmodo and Quizlet • Easy to use and FREE • Edmodo • Allows your class to connect and collaborate, share content, and access homework, grades and school notices • Parent logon available too • Quizlet • Flash cards and study game site Mercy Vocational High School