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Program

Technology

Technology at Marin Horizon

At Marin Horizon, we use technology as a tool to engage students in creative and innovative ways. We recognize the potential of technology to enhance teaching, yet we remain thoughtful in its use with a strong focus on creating responsible digital citizens.

Our guiding principles of fostering intellectual curiosity through a profound and challenging curriculum provide a framework for forging academic excellence within the context of today’s technological environment. We equip students with the tools and skills necessary including access to some of the best online learning programs, 1:1 Chromebooks for the early grades, and iPad Airs for the upper school students.

Digital Citizenship

Marin Horizon School uses Common Sense Media as well as other resources to integrate the teaching of media literacy and digital citizenship into the school’s curriculum.

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  • Kindergarten–3rd Grade

    • Learning Management System: Seesaw
  • 4th–5th Grade

    • Each student in 4th-5th grade is assigned a Chromebook
    • Laptops are integrated into our academic program, and are used as academic tools.
    • No gaming allowed at school EXCEPT for educational games introduced by teachers and vetted by Tech Department
    • Laptops are not used during recess, lunch, or after school.
    • Learning Management system: Google Classroom
  • 6th–8th Grade

    • Each student in 6th-8th grade is assigned a MacBook Air
    • Laptops stay at school
    • Laptops are integrated into our academic program, and are used as academic tools.
    • No gaming allowed at school EXCEPT for educational games introduced by teachers and vetted by Tech Department
    • Laptops are not used during recess, lunch, or after school.
    • Learning Management system: Google Classroom

Program Tools

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  • Google/G Suite

    • Each student is assigned a Google Account
    • Google Searches are filtered using Safe Search
    • Email is filtered for spam & phishing
    • Students are taught responsible use and learn how to use Docs, Slides, Sheets, Sites, and Drawing by using projects.
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    • Tatyana Griffin

      Director of Technology and Innovation

Current Parent

The teachers are conversant in the whole child, even to the degree of keeping up with technology trends of Eighth Graders.
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