Middle School Instructional Technology Toolbox - Hardware
Summary of hardware tools (other than computers, printers and overhead projectors). Each classroom is equipped with one teacher computer that has a DVD drive, connected to a television monitor. There are also student computers (1-4) in the classrooms and a laser printer. Color printing is available in one of the two computer labs (see Instructional Technology Specialist for more details.)
AlphaSmart Neo (Kennedy) Dana (McDevitt) 24 units with rechargeable cart and printer. - available for loan from the Library Media Centers.
Basic Classroom Amplification system with a wireless microphone with a wireless receive - available for loan from the Library Media Centers.
Card Reader 12 in 1 (for digital camera and camcorder) - available for daily loan from the Library Media Centers.
Classroom Performance System 5.0 (CPS) - IR available for loan from the Library Media Centers. Join our CPS wikispace.
Digital camera - available for daily loan from the Library Media Centers.
Digital Video Microscope - science classrooms
iPevo Ziggi Document Camera - available in math classrooms in both middle schools (WEBF grant).
Flatbed scanner - installed in each computer labs and at one student computer in the Library Media Center.
Flip Video Ultra Series Camcorder 60-Minutes (Black) - available for loan from the Library Media Centers. Join our Flip Camera wiki.
Headsets - available for all student computers. Contact Dick Marcou (5484) if you need a headset for a classroom computer.
Listening Center- a portable combination 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 Media Centers.
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.
QuickCam Pro - science classrooms
Video camera - available for daily loan from the Library Media Centers.