We are fortunate to be a technology-rich school. Our classroom has the following equipment:
  • Interactive whiteboard
  • Document camera
  • Projector
  • Apple TV
  • 2 iPads housed in the classroom
  • 5 laptops
  • 1 desktop
  • 5 Chromebooks
We also have access to a shared cart of 30 iPads, which we use in small-group sets (5-6 iPads) quite often.

The equipment available only tells a fraction of the story of how technology is integrated in first (or any) grade. Since I am the UMS representative on the district technology committee, I have had the pleasure of explaining and describing technology integration at our school on two occasions. The first was back in April 2012, when I presented the following video to the Colchester School Board:

More recently, in December 2013, I collaborated with Aimee Boucher (K-5 Technology Integration Specialist) and Natalie LaRose (2nd grade teacher at Porter's Point School) to create this Google Presentation about how technology is integrated K-2 in Colchester. I encourage you to view it and please be in touch if you have any questions (

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