IXL- Internet Based Curricular Maths Software
READINGPLUS- Adaptive computerised reading programme
MICROSOFT ACADEMY/CERTIPORT/TESTING CENTRE- Students can take tests in any Office application and typically present Word and Excel.
MICROSOFT SCHOOLS AGREEMENT- Guarantees that the school’s Operating Systems and Office applications are up-to-date.
NO LIMITS EXAM LICENCE- Students can repeat their Microsoft exams as many times as is practicable.
GMETRIX- Training Software- This helps prepare students for their Microsoft Exams
GAME DESIGN- This is a core curricular subject which includes C# coding.
COMPUTER LABORATORY- 24 computers running the best operating systems and software
1 : 1MacBook- All students and teachers use iPads every day
WEBDAV- cross-platform file manager/server- This allows students and teachers to share files between their PC and their MacBook and allows teachers the ability to share files with their students. Photocopies have become a thing of the past.
WEBSERVER- inhouse- Video can be streamed across our wifi cutting out the need for internet access.
OFFICE 365: Each student has an Office 365 account
EXCHANGE- Each student has a school e-mail account
OneDrive (Sharepoint)- Each student has a cloud-based account for storing and sharing files
ONENOTE- Each students can use Onenote to organise their notes using the PC or the iPad
SKYPE/ Facetime- Students use Skype to talk with their families
SONICWALL- filtering and content management allows the school to control the internet, e-mail, Skype, and any website url, making the wifi environment ultrasafe.
ITUNES U- The school has its own location on iTunes U and will develop it more in future years.
UNITY- The students use Unity to make their computer games
NET ASSIST/ SUPPORT REMOTE CONTROL CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE- the teachers in the classrooms and computer lab can remotely monitor and control students’ computers as well as issue and receive files
IBOOKS- TEACHER PRODUCED- The teachers make their own textbooks for use by their students on the MacBook
INHOUSE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT IN SCIENCE AND MATHS- The teachers produce their own software adapted to their students’ particular needs
INHOUSE WEBSITE MANAGEMENT
DATA PROJECTORS in every classroom
APPLE TV’s throughout school allowing the teacher to display their own MacBook or the internet to the students
E-PORTFOLIO: All students will be taught how to maintain a cloud-based e- portfolio during the year.
The new students arrived to Dublin Oak Academy from more than five different countries to begin what...Read More