Technology is a vital part of our learning and administrative environment. From our online school enrollment to our MakerSpace Lab, St. Thomas makes constant technological improvements to better the ease of communication with parents and to imbed the technology seamlessly into our curriculum. St. Thomas School is diligent to keep pace with the ever-changing enhancements needed to keep our school technically progressive.
- All classrooms are equipped with a Smartboard for interactive engagement.
- Every student has access to a Chromebook. 5th through 8th grade students have their own leased device and Kindergarten through 4th grade classrooms each have a Chromebook cart for student use.
- St. Thomas is a Google for Education school and utilizes Google Classroom for 4th-8th grade instruction.
- All Kindergarten-3rd grade classrooms use Clever's single-sign on platform to access applications on the Chromebooks.
- In 2016, we opened our MakerSpace housed within the library. This lab increases student engagement and collaboration for projects across curriculums. It includes lots of electronics such as Spheros, Ozobots and Little Bits, as well as games, free-play manipulatives and making supplies.
- In 2015, St. Thomas won a grant and purchased a 3D printer that allows students to design and print their own creations from keychains to Greek columns.
- Students are exposed to elements of Coding throughout the grade levels, such as CodeSpark Academy, code.org, and Spark.
- Online learning continues when school is closed. During our long-term eLearning, each student Kindergarten through 8th grade student has a Chromebook at home to continue lessons and communicate with teachers.