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20150915_110328Trinity Lutheran Christian School uses technology throughout our day to enhance students’ educational experiences.  Technology is infused into the world our students live in, and our goal is to prepare them with basic to advanced computer usage skills, computer usage etiquette and balanced use, and 21st Century thinking as it applies to technology, which can be used in their future and their careers.

We offer weekly computer skills classes in Grades K-8, in which students learn such things as:

  • Mouse control and hand-eye coordination
  • Keyboarding and typing skills
  • Microsoft Office Suite and similar office-type programs
  • File management and the Windows environment
  • Information processing, research and organization skills
  • Internet Safety and Security
  • Email usage and etiquette
  • 21st Century skills such as online communication and collaboration

In addition, technology is used throughout our programs in many and varied ways to meet the needs of all students.  We provide a secure network with content filters to protect students from inappropriate material.  We have an Acceptable Use Policy in place so students know what is expected of them regarding their use of technology.  Our goal is to provide a safe space where students can use technology to assist them in achieving their academic goals.  We offer:

  • 1-1 Laptop program in Grades 6-8
  • iPads available for K-5
  • Interactive Whiteboards in every classroom
  • Online textbooks
  • Wi-Fi available in all classrooms and common spaces
  • Networked student printers
  • K-9 Internet Filtering software for student protection
  • Discovery Education Streaming video for educational content
  • Accelerated Reader motivational reading program
  • IXL Math online mathematics enrichment program
  • Countless online interactive educational resources