Technology

Students scraping 3D printed object off board

Integration of technology across the curriculum seamlessly enhances instruction and provides feedback for improved learning. The latest tools promote critical thinking, collaborative problem solving, and decision-making skills as students and teachers create, share, critique, and collaborate with one another from remote locations. Communication and collaboration are enhanced by personal Gmail accounts for all.

  • 1:1 MacBook Air program for home and school
  • zSpace labs with 80 virtual reality/augmented reality laptops provide experiential learning opportunities in STEM subjects and beyond
  • Phyllis M. Taylor Maker Lab equipped with 16 MakerBot Replicator 3D printers, an engraver/laser cutter, and a 3D scanner
  • Canvas Management System to organize the digital work flow, communication, and feedback
  • The world of cloud computing using Google Applications for Education
  • E-books and interactive online books used in classes and across the curriculum
  • 380 iPads for special projects
  • State-of-the-art iMac lab equipped with the latest creative software programs 
  • Newline interactive boards in classrooms that enhance collaboration, allowing teachers to share and annotate over their favorite software
  • 6 high-end iMacs for enhanced video editing for the WMCA student news team
  • Electronic probes and computerized motion detectors
  • 30 electronic databases and a card catalog available online

FACULTY PROFESSIONAL LEARNING

Mount Carmel Academy has ensured that teachers continuously receive diverse training on the effective use of technology. 

TECHNOLOGY COUNCIL

Administrators and educational technology specialists work with the Information Technology Department to evaluate and plan the training for the faculty and students.  Monthly training is provided for all faculty, as well as annual conferences to learn and carefully select the technology which will engage the teachers and students in interactive learning, critical thinking, creativity, and problem solving, always in a collaborative manner. Providing the students with over 2,000 computers on campus gives them the opportunity to utilize a multi-platform network for student engagement.