Category Archives: Uncategorized

Apple Teacher Day at MHS

Mercy’s administrative team decided that as an Apple Distinguished School we should shoot for 100% teacher Apple Teacher designation. To further this goal we 1) arranged for staff to get continuing ed credit 2) enticed them with a $20 gift card … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Mercy I.T. Team Presents at State Conference

Mercy I.T. Director Tom James and Associate Principal Larry Baker presented at the 2017 MACUL Conference at Cobo Center in Detroit. On Friday, March 17,  James and Baker collaborated with Chris McCoy of Birmingham Brother Rice High School in a “participate and share” … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Tech in our Science Department

Increasing student engagement and participation in exam review– by Cathy Riley & Sarah McGavin As I began thinking about how I would like to approach exam review with students, I wanted to focus on student participation.  Exam review can sometimes turn … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Lots of Learning at 2017 Mercy Tech Talk

Mercy just finished hosting its fourth annual Tech Talk, hosting K-12 Educators throughout Southeastern MI. The conference featured: – An inspirational Keynote by Theresa Stager on Innovative Spaces and Strategies – Multiple 2-hour workshops and 1-hour presentations from some of the top speakers … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

iWizard Workshop 2017

The Mercy iWizards spent a busy day on Friday, February 17. They . . . . Planned the New Student iPad Orientation Spent an hour coding Conducted five Google Hangouts / Skypes  Photos by Cheryl Corte and Larry Baker

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

iWizards Making Global Connections

This year the iWizards have invited student tech teams from around the world to join them at the International Student Tech Team Hub. On Friday, February 17 they are going sit down for Google Hangouts with several of them. But the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Skyping around the World

This is the fourth in a series of blog “snapshots” of how Mercy students benefit from using iPad technology (and other tools) throughout the school day. During National French Week, Madame Joyce Campbell’s French 1, French 2 and French 3 students … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment