Edison Primary School is proud to announce that it has been recognized as an official Apple Distinguished School. This prestigious designation recognizes exceptional learning environments that effectively integrate technology to enhance learning and creativity. As an Apple Distinguished School, Edison Primary School is acknowledged for its innovative use of technology to support and transform teaching and learning. The school is dedicated to providing students with a cutting-edge education that prepares them for success in the 21st century.
WHAT IS AN APPLE DISTINGUISHED SCHOOL?
An Apple Distinguished School is a recognition given by Apple Inc. to schools that demonstrate innovative use of technology in education. To be considered for this distinction, a school must be an existing Apple Professional Learning provider, and must demonstrate a strong commitmentto using Apple technology in ways that support and enhance learning and teaching.
The selection criteria for the Apple Distinguished School designation include:
•A clear and compelling vision for implementing technology in education
•A robust infrastructure to support the use of Apple technology
•A culture of innovation and professional development
•Evidence of success in using technology to improve learning and teaching
•A commitment to ongoing technology integration
•Once a school is designated as an Apple Distinguished School, they are
eligible to receive various benefits such as access to exclusive
resources, professional development opportunities, and recognition from
Apple. Additionally, Apple Distinguished Schools are expected to share
their best practices and innovations with other educators, through
presentations and workshops.
Overall, an Apple Distinguished School is recognized for its innovative and effective use of technology to support and enhance learning, and for its commitment to ongoing professional development and integration of technology in the curriculum.
Students in an Apple Distinguished School have the opportunity to benefit from the innovative use of technology in their education. Some of the specific benefits they may experience include:
•Access to the latest technology: Apple Distinguished Schools have access to the latest Apple technology, such as iPads, MacBooks, and Apple software, which can be used for learning and teaching in a variety of ways.
•Engaging and interactive learning: Technology can be used to create interactive and engaging learning experiences for students, such as digital textbooks, online simulations, and virtual field trips.
•Personalized learning: Technology can also be used to personalize learning for students, by providing them with individualized instruction, feedback, and resources.
•Collaboration and communication: Technology can facilitate collaboration and communication among students, allowing them to work together on projects, share ideas, and communicate with each other and their teachers in real-time.
•Access to a wealth of resources: Apple Distinguished Schools have access to exclusive resources such as iBooks and other educational content, professional development opportunities, and support from Apple.
•Preparing for the future: the use of technology in education prepares students for the future, as they develop the skills they need to be successful in a digital world.
•Overall, students in an Apple Distinguished School have access to a wide range of technology-based resources that can enhance their learning experiences and help them to be successful in the future.