These Are a Few of Our Favorite Things (About ICS)
The dust has just begun to settle on the start of a newly-minted school year. One afternoon, I hung out in the hallway during carpool dismissal to catch students as they headed out after another day jam-packed with learning, playing, and settling in to a new routine.
Keep Kids Engaged This Summer
The recurring nightmare that visited my sleep every First Day of School Eve? That I would get to class, sit down at my desk, and suddenly not remember how to write in cursive anymore.
ICS Students Utilize GSuite in the Classroom
To conclude our Technology Blog Series we are highlighting GSuite (a brand of cloud computing, productivity and collaboration tools, software and products developed by Google), a heavily utilized technology tool at ICS – particularly in the middle school grades and, next year, in high school.
Setting Boundaries for Technology
Having a smart phone has often been described as having the world in your pocket. While we know that’s not entirely true, it is true that technology has made it easier to build relationships previously hindered by geography and to answer any question we could imagine in…
Managing Technology with Children
While we focused last week on how we are using technology at school, in the next two weeks we will focus on how to help guide your kids’ technology use at home. At school, we have the benefit of objective-based learning. Our students aren’t on a laptop…
Technology @ ICS
Over the next few weeks, we’ll be using the ICS blog to address some challenges teachers, parents, and students have come across through use of an ever-evolving and always daunting platform: technology. You’ll hear my thoughts on tech at ICS and what goals and safeguards we have…
Tablet Technology at Their Finger Tips
Written by Erika McKellop, Library Media Specialist and Sarah Calhoun, 4A Teacher Early last year, ICS began a discussion about implementing more technology into our classrooms. Many hours were spent comparing different products, researching educational software, and deciding which resources would best further our students’ understanding and…
Immanuel’s Got Talent
Today, over 40 ICS students will participate in our 4th Annual “Immanuel’s Got Talent” talent show. Any student, in grades 4-8, was welcome to audition and we were amazed that we had over 50 students come and try out.
Building on a Foundation of Thanks
Serve-A-Thon 2014, ICS’s annual fundraiser and the kick-off to each school year’s Character In Action service projects, focused on building wisely. Students participated in weekly devotions which encouraged them to remember that having their spiritual foundation built on the “rock,” which is Jesus Christ, provides them with…
An ICS Christmas
With Christmas comes much anticipation. Just as God’s children eagerly looked forward to the coming of a Messiah over two thousand years ago, so too do we await Jesus’ second coming.