Hello White Oak Families,
It is hard to believe we are in November! Time is flying and we are well into the year. As we head into the holiday season, things are far from slowing down.
This week White Oak took a huge step in taking a leadership position in our district with technology. With overwhelming PFC, parent and community support, we launched our 1:1 technology program with our 4th and 5th graders.
Our kids and teachers are embracing the new devices, and teachers are working hard to incorporate the devices in their daily activities. The model of visiting a computer lab for a set amount of time each week is long gone.
Technology is amazing, but it does not replace good, old fashioned outstanding classroom leadership and teaching. As we transition into 21st Century instruction, our training and implementation of the technology is focused on retaining what we do well, and pushing the envelope with what we can now do with our new instructional tools. This is going to be an amazing journey and I look forward to seeing where we can go with it.
As always, I want to encourage you to volunteer in your student’s class, support the PFC that provides so much for our campus and kids, and follow us on Twitter. You can receive important information and fun pictures from our campus by following our Twitter feed @whiteoaklions
-Eric Anhalt, Principal