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1 LAPTOP PROGRAM GORDON GRAYDON MEMORIAL SECONDARY SCHOOL

2 LAPTOP PROGRAM

3 Program Description A challenging program dedicated to developing skills, knowledge, and global-awareness for personal and professional success through Life and Career Development Learning and Innovation Information and Media Technology

4 International Aspect Diverse Environment International Excursions Social & Economic Connections Culture World History Language Economy Global Impact Global Awareness

5 Business Aspect Student Ventures Grade Conferences IBT Portfolio Marketing Finance Accounting International Business

6 Technological Aspect School wide Wireless Internet Computer Programming Web Design Laptop Program Smartphones Video-Conferencing iPads Multimedia Programming Mac Lab

7 Student Success Rate

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9 Laptop Program Rationale  Integrating technology in to all academic areas  Internet Access for all Students  Variety of technological resources online  Online Interactive Communication/Curriculum Delivery  Electronic collaborative learning  “World at our Fingertips” at all times through wireless access

10 Grade 9 IBT Courses Standard 7  English  Business  Physical Education  Math  Geography  French  Science 1 Elective  Drama  Music  Media Arts

11 Grade 9: Laptop Program courses  Science  Business  English  Geography

12 Grade 10 IBT Courses Standard 6  English  Business  Math  Careers & Civics  History  Science 2 Electives  2 nd Language  French, German, Spanish  Drama  Music  Media Arts

13 Grade 10: Laptop Program Courses  Science  Business  English  History

14 Science: Laptop Integration  Internet sources, interactive lessons, interactive scientific models  PowerPoint presentations with Smart Board  Electronic notes on class lessons  Electronic Dissections, Weather Maps, Optic Simulations

15 Business: Laptop Integration  Learn and apply the fundamentals of Microsoft Access, Publisher, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint  Create webpages using HTML  Learn marketing & accounting essentials  Design a professional resume  Graphic design (Brochures, Posters, etc.)  Online testing

16 English: Laptop Integration  Interactive online learning (essay writing, short stories, & literary devices)  Use online resources to submit, discuss & edit work (www.turnitin.com)  Create websites based on novel studies

17 Social Sciences: Laptop Integration  Create maps of different regions (ARC GIS)  Produce podcasts or audio files on national ecosystems  Use online discussion boards for group projects  Use online resources for picture analysis

18 Minimum Requirements (PC) Software Microsoft Office 2003 or higher Microsoft Windows 7 or higher Hardware 2 GB of RAM 500 GB HDD USB Ports Adequate battery life DVD Burner Accessories Carrying Case Wireless Mouse USB

19 Minimum Requirements (MAC) Software Microsoft Office 2004 (MAC) MAC OS X 10.2 Boot Camp Hardware 2 GB of RAM 500 GB HDD USB Ports Adequate battery life DVD Burner Accessories Carrying Case Wireless Mouse USB

20 Student Resources  Angel Angel  Turnitin Turnitin  MyClass MyClass All accessible from Gordon Graydon website

21 Technological Policy  Students need to decide whether their laptop is a tool or a toy  Students are liable for their laptops and school equipment “With Great [Internet] Power, Comes Great [Internet] Responsibility”

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23 Graydon’s GDM Program  Graphic Design  Marketing and Advertising  Video Production  Web Development  Design and Business Management

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26 GGAM Busing: Eligibility & Registration  Private bus  Only available to Gordon Graydon and Allan A. Martin  Paying Students are Permitted  Only available within the city limits of Mississauga and North of 401  Online Application:  Open from March 18 th, 2013 – April 30 th, 2013  Posted dated cheques and signed agreement must be received by April 30 th 2013

27 GGAM Busing: Costs & Restrictions  Mississauga:  $1,420  Buses will not enter construction zones, housing sub division, roadways undergoing major repairs

28 GO Schedule Friday, April 26, 2013  4:00 – 4:30 pm  Registration and sign-in  4:30 – 5:00 pm  Parent Session  5:15 – 5:30 pm  Opening ceremony in the Amp  5:30 – 6:15 pm  Session 1 Workshop  6:15 – 7:05 pm  Dinner in the Cafeteria  7:10 – 8:20 pm  Keynote Speaker  8:20 – 9:20 pm  Workshop 2  9:20 – 10:30  Dance  10:30 – 11:00 pm  Change for bed  11:00 pm  lights out Saturday, April 27, 2013  7:30 am  Wake up  7:30 – 8:00 am  Get dressed/brush teeth, wash up and pack up  8:00 – 8:45 am  Breakfast  8:45 – 9:45 am  Workshop 3  9:45 – 10:15 am  Cheer Planning  10:15 – 11:10 am  Cheer Competition (gymnasium)  11:10 – 12:00 pm  Bridging the Gap/Warm Fuzzies  12:00 – 12:30 pm  Closing Ceremony  12:30 pm  Sign Out

29 Contact Information 1490 Ogden Avenue Mississauga, Ontario L5E 2H8 Telephone:

30 Graduate PortfoliosGraduate ExpectationsDifferentiated CurriculumCo-curricular ActivitiesAthleticsClubsSchool Environment

31 LAPTOP PROGRAM GORDON GRAYDON MEMORIAL SECONDARY SCHOOL


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