Science. Technology. Engineering. Arts. Math.
We provide Ephesus Elementary students with an assortment of S.T.E.A.M. learning opportunities throughout the curriculum and special events. These help us support students as they grow in the ISTE standards for students.
Students in the primary elementary grades (K-1) use iPads to supplement curriculum and instruction.
Our second grade students are using a combination touch-screen/Chromebook as a transitional device.
Students in upper elementary grades (3-5) are now very used to working with their ChromeBooks.
Our Art teacher, Mrs. Murphy, uses a cart of iPads for students to create artwork with digital tools not yet available for Chromebooks.
We've added earbuds to the school supply wish lists at every grade level. They are used when students record themselves for a variety of digital learning activities, as well as during testing if students receive accommodations.
We have found that for ease of use as well as sanitary issues, it is handy for each student to have their own set to use as needed when working on iPads, laptops and other digital devices.
If you have any concerns about the volume levels and your child's hearing, look for "Kid Safe" or "Volume Limiting" headphones. Headphones are available everywhere - including the Dollar Tree. Since students will not be sharing these, please mark them with your child's name (or put them in a ziplock bag marked with his or her name). Also, if you are able and would like to donate a few extra sets for other students we will happily accept them. Thanks so much!
Please do not purchase large, designer or expensive headphones.