Back to basics and wait and see: Oakley House School maximises computer use in a remedial environment
Oakley House School is a new ISASA member school based in Cape Town in the Western Cape.
The New Media Consortium (NMC), based in Austin, Texas, and EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) in Washington DC, have released the 10th edition of the NMC annual Horizon Project (HP), described as “a decade-long research project designed to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have an impact on learning, teaching, and creative inquiry in education”.
The National Schools Public Relations Association (NSPRA) in Rockville, Maryland, in the US, estimates that about 35% of the country’s public schools have now installed systems that let families log on and track not only their children’s school attendance, but grades and academic performance as well, in ‘real time’.
Not too long ago, I was asked: “What have I done to help others?”
Since the school’s inception over 70 years ago, Woodridge ‘Preppies’ have learned to rough it, both in the Van Staden’s Valley and in the Thornhill district, between Port Elizabeth and Jeffrey’s Bay in the Eastern Cape.