Tag Archive: Advanced Technology Club

What tech can do in the hands of students!


Author: Marc Smith

High School IT Integrationist

Advanced tech club

Last year I was approached by a group of high school students interested in starting up an after school tech club. How could I refuse?

Just over 25 years ago my own interest in technology was sparked as a student of ACS Hillingdon. After choosing the ambitious name “Advanced Technology Club” we set out on our first project. The “iPad Classic” is a hollowed out beige Mac Classic from 1990 with the screen replaced by a stripped down 1st generation iPad. It really is a piece of functional art and now sits in our Technology Museum to inspire younger students.

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I Need a Bigger Screen! – 100 iPad Wall


Author: Sue Wakefield

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Students need to be equipped with skills to help them navigate the rapidly changing digital world. Technology provides education with the opportunity to enhance, extend and deepen learning across the curriculum and embedding mobile technology in the curriculum is an important aspect.

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