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Understanding the Classics Using Today’s Media in MHS English Classes

This is the seventh in a series of blog “snapshots” of how Mercy students benefit from using iPad technology (and other tools) throughout the school day. In an effort to make Hamlet more accessible to her AP English students, Lynn Waldsmith … Continue reading

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This Ain’t Your Grandma’s Library

This is the sixth in a series of blog “snapshots” of how Mercy students benefit from using iPad technology (and other tools) throughout the school day. Digital access to resources is expected in a library today. Digital catalogs, statewide inter-library loan … Continue reading

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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

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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

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Tech in our Science Department

Increasing student engagement and participation in exam review– by Cathy Riley & Sarah McGavin This is the fifth in a series of blog “snapshots” of how Mercy students benefit from using iPad technology (and other tools) throughout the school day. As I … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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iCreate 2017

The Mercy iWizards work year round planning activities for potential students and incoming students. The iWizards also work together to make technology more accessible and enjoyable for current students and staff. Every member has a voice and plays a role … Continue reading

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