Apple Recognizes SHS
Winnetka's Sacred Heart School named Apple Distinguished School
Sacred Heart School is pleased to announce that it continues to be recognized as an Apple Distinguished School for the academic yearts 2013 through 2015. Our school's successful integration of MacBooks, iPads and iTouch devices enhances teaching and learning in an innovative learning environment. First commended in 2009-10, Sacred Heart continues to be dedicated to the seamless integration of digital learning into the curriculum.
The Apple Distinguished School designation is reserved for schools that have implemented a 21st century vision of education using Apple technology and is a tribute to our entire teaching staff who work to integrate technology into our everyday learning activities. Sacred Heart strives to enhance and entend teaching and learning with thoughtful and innovative implementations of technology. Utilizing a 1:1 approach with iPads in first through eighth grade, and supplemented with a Collaborative Learning Center entending the use of MacBooks, students are supported with a personalized learning experience. Primary classes employ iPads devices for a leveled reading program as well as individual development of math, phonemic and logic skills. Middle grades create podcasts and iMovies to bring research and writing projects to life as well as a 1:1 iPad program. Junior high students master learning in a digital environment before high school.