- Setting Up Effective Group Work
- Framing Difficult Feedback for Parents
- Extending the Silence
- Socratic Seminars in World Language Classes
- Finding the Beauty of Math Outside of Class
- Encoding Literacy in Computer Science
- Aiding Reading Comprehension With Post-Its
- Will Letter Grades Survive?
- Nurturing Intrinsic Motivation in Students
- Creating a Dysgraphia-Friendly Classroom
- Recognized by Apple as a distinguished school for innovation, leadership, and educational excellence.
Author Archives: Tom James
After a thorough review and evaluation of several different alternatives Mercy has decided to switch learning management systems (LMS) from Moodle to Schoology. Teachers, students and parents will be able to access Schoology from their smartphones and tablets (iOS and … Continue reading
To all Mercy families who have purchased the Mercy iPad package for the 2013-14 school year: You have purchased AppleCare+ as part of your Mercy iPad package. You may purchase additional third party warranty coverage for your daughter’s Mercy iPad … Continue reading
One of the scenarios we never like to see here in the Mercy IT Dept. is a student who has lost important data. The looks of anguish and often times, tears, are enough to break the heart of even the most seasoned … Continue reading
Who Is Required to Purchase the Mercy iPad package? Incoming ninth graders and new transfer students are required to purchase the Mercy iPad package. Another iPad may not be substituted. What’s included in the package? A 32 GB iPad, a … Continue reading
Apple reports that there are over 650,000 apps available through it’s App Store, of which 250,000 + are designed specifically for the iPad. When we first decided to to implement an iPad 1:1 program one of the daunting tasks we faced was … Continue reading
As we are now halfway through the process of distributing iPads to our students we thought it would be a good time to inform you about your warranty options. Every family who purchased the Mercy iPad package has the AppleCare + warranty. This warranties … Continue reading
**Please note: If you ordered an iPad you will not receive it until you attend one of the Get Connected sessions. Also, the sessions being held from July 30th – August 3rd are full. ** Attention all students who have … Continue reading
The Mercy iPad Package is now available for purchase to all students registered for the 2012-2013 school year. You will need your Mercy student ID to place your order which can be found right next to your name when you … Continue reading
Here is a document we put together for our iPad Open House event that answers some of our most frequently asked questions about Mercy 2.0. We hope to see you there !