The latest in electronic communications will be taught to Fulton County senior citizens in two step-by-step workshops.
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Fulton County and AT&T want seniors to embrace the latest electronic communications technology through workshops on how to use items, such as smartphones, tablets and apps, or applications. Two senior multipurpose facilities will host two workshops known as “Senior Tech Rallies”. Both rallies will be open to registered multipurpose program participants. The first workshop will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 12 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Dorothy C. Benson Senior Multipurpose Complex. Benson is located at 6500 Vernon Woods Drive in Sandy Springs. The second workshop will be held on Thursday, Dec. 14 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Harriett G. Darnell Senior Multipurpose Facility located at 677 Fairburn Road NW. The introduction to …
Students recently visited a classroom in Holland, via Skype technology.
Thursday, May 17, 2012
Swift School continues to incorporate new technology tools and services that transform the traditional classroom setting into a digital learning environment (DLE) and facilitate learning adventures - like a virtual trip to Holland. On April 17, Swift fifth graders traveled more than 4,000 miles and back - no passport needed - to talk to students in Holland via Skype, a free video conferencing service. For the past several weeks, Donna Cherry and Harriet Litzy’s students have been engaged in a novel study about students in Holland. "The Wheel on the School," a novel by Meindert DeJonga, explores the life of Lina and her classmates in Holland trying to discover why there are no storks in their small village. When these two teachers …