High School Instructional Technology Toolbox - Hardware
Summary of hardware tools (other than desktop computers, printers, LCD projectors and overhead projectors). Each classroom is equipped with one teacher computer that has a DVD drive and a laser printer There is also a LCD projector (on a cart) in each classroom. Color printing for staff is available in the Faculty Library.
Waltham Technology - Click here for room-by-room specifics for LCD projectors, interactivity and document cameras.
AlphaSmart 2000 24 infrared units with cart and printer and AlphaSmart 3000 12 units. - available for loan from the Library.
Basic Classroom Amplification system with a wireless microphone with a wireless receive - available for loan from the Library.
Card Reader 12 in 1 (for digital camera and camcorder) - available for daily loan from the Library.
Classroom Performance System (CPS) - three sets (IR) available for loan from the Library. (Science, English and Social Studied departments also have an IR set.) Math Department has two sets of 32 RF units that support multiple choice and numeric questions.
Digital camera - available for daily loan from the Library.
Digital Video Microscope - science classrooms.
Flatbed scanner - in computer labs (242 and 246), at one student computer in the Library and at one computer in the Faculty Library.
Flip Video Ultra Series Camcorder, 60-Minutes (Black) - available for loan from the Library.
Headsets - available for all student computers. Contact Dick Marcou (5484) if you need a headset for a classroom computer.
Laptop Cart - available to use in the library or in a classroom.
Listening Center - a portable combination Eiki CD player and audio tape player/recorder with a built-in listening center with 5 headset jacks. Headsets are also available. Both are available for loan from the Library.
Microphones - available for loan from the Library.
Mimio - as requested. How to Use the Mimio. With Expo™ dry-erase markers inserted into the Mimio stylus pens, everything that a teacher writes or draws on a classroom whiteboard is digitally recorded. - in color and real time - in a highly portable and versatile digital data format. Teachers can print board notes, e-mail or post in HomeworkNOW recorded Ink files, post the board notes as HTML files on websites, or link directly to NetMeeting to share classroom whiteboard with remote locations.
Netbooks ASUS Eee PC 1005HA-PU1X-BK 10.1-Inch Black Netbook - 10.5 Hour Battery Life - four available to use in the Library.
Video camera - available for daily loan from the Library.
Weather stations - solar (see http://www.davisnet.com/weather/index.asp) installed on the roof of the school with a wireless module, to collect the data. Data is for educational use and is also be used by facilities.