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GLF and World Care Technology Program for International School of Tucson

CooperationGLF in association with World Care, is helping the International School of Tucson meet its growing and immediate technology needs.

GLF is providing the Software, Professional Development, Network infrastructure and Digital Curriculum as well as all other needed IT services to advance the IST mission. World Care is providing repurposed computers.

A case study is in the works for publication this summer as this long term project meets its first major milestone.

A Wonderful Case Study - High School As It Ought To Be

Here's a great example of passion and projects overcoming inertia...

Excerpt from: http://theenergyproject.com/blog/2009/12/high-school-way-it-ought-be

" HIGH SCHOOL THE WAY IT OUGHT TO BE

How much more focused and engaged would high school students be if they were given an opportunity to pursue their passions – topics that truly sparked their interest and excitement?  

A year ago, we helped launch an experiment with 9th graders at the Riverdale Country School, a small independent school in the Bronx.  A year earlier, a new head of school had been hired and he brought to his role a series of ideas about education that ought to be commonplace but are all too rare. Among them: 

Google Wave - Implications for Learning

The next expression of disruptive innovation... freely available from Google and aptly named. It's early in the develoment cycle, but what a fantastic tool for learning. Source - eSchool News

 

The Beginning

Beginnings are exciting... especially when you feel that you're involved in something that makes a difference.

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