San Jacinto Christian Academy student technology usage is viewed as a tool to help engage students in the classroom. Devices in the classrooms aid our instructors; not replace them. Technology is used to broaden students learning quests and to familiarize pupils with a variety of platforms while building strong digital citizens.
Elementary Technology Classes
Elementary students attend technology class once a week. Technology classes focus on digital learning. Topics such as digital citizenship, the Google Suite, coding, and other on-line applications are utilized. Outside of the computer lab 2nd though 5th graders have access to a Chromebooks for in-class learning. All student Chromebooks are protected by a cloud-based, aggressive, content web filter.
Kindergarteners and 1st graders have shared iPads to enhance learning interaction.
Middle School Technology Opportunities
Beginning with the 22-33 school year Middle school students may select Computer Art as an elective. In addition to exploring basic art principles, students create slide-decks about famous artists and how they influenced the art world. Computer Art students learn basic photography and photo editing skills, how to make a GIF, along with various other fun and engaging art-based activities.
Middle school students also have access to a Chromebook cart used by their instructors as an educational aid and to use Google Classroom. All student Chromebooks are protected by a cloud-based, aggressive, content web filter.
High School Technology
SJCA High School students are issued one-to-one Chromebook devices for each school year. High school students and instructors utilize Google Classroom to organize assignments and announcements. Junior and Senior students may enroll in dual-credit classes through Amarillo College. All student Chromebooks are protected by a cloud-based, aggressive, content web filter.