All Things Tech @ DHS

Welcome to Darien High School’s iPad and Technology site. Here, you’ll find all sorts of resources for not only using iPads, but also for understanding how technology can help enhance pedagogy and create meaningful learning experiences for students.

NEWS AND UPDATES

Augmented Reality is here

Click here to explore the limitless possibilities of AR on iPads

iOS 12

The newest update increases performance and speed while giving you more ways to connect, personalize, and create.

Read about it here

You can now annotate documents directly in Apple's word processor application Pages.

Apple's Schoolwork app will work similarly to Google Classroom, but it can also go a step further and allow you to assign and assess in-app class activities like a Kahoot! quiz, AR geometry exploration, and Nearpod lessons.

In conjunction with educators, Apple is designing curriculum material that focuses on project-based learning; video, photography, music, and drawing will be the highlights for content creation on iPads.

APPLE STORE WORKSHOPS

Want to learn more about iPads and using them in the classroom?

Attend a class at your local Apple store

Please visit Today at Apple to learn about the many class offerings, dates, and times at your local Apple Store.

Photo Walks: Developing Your Style

Bring your iPhone or iPad on this insightful photo walk and explore how to develop your style and visual voice for sharing. You’ll experiment with techniques for taking an editorial point of view and get hands on with lenses, filters, and more. Wear comfortable shoes and bring only what you need—including a fully charged device.

Storytelling with iMovie

From building communication skills to encouraging collaboration, iMovie for iPad lets students create their own story and helps you teach in a visual way. Collaborate with other teachers as we take you through a hands-on project to learn the basics of adding media, editing, and more.

Encouraging Creativity with GarageBand

Get hands on in creating a project using GarageBand on iPad. You'll learn how to record, edit, and mix, so you can get students engaged with what they’re learning. Discover how to create inspiring projects that let students express their creativity.