Laptop Program - Gordon Graydon Memorial Secondary

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GORDON GRAYDON
MEMORIAL SECONDARY SCHOOL
LAPTOP PROGRAM
LAPTOP PROGRAM
Program Description
A challenging program dedicated to developing skills, knowledge,
and global-awareness for personal and professional success through
Life and Career Development
Learning and Innovation
Information and Media Technology
International Aspect
Diverse
Environment
World History
International
Excursions
Global Impact
Global
Awareness
Social &
Economic
Connections
Economy
Culture
Language
Business Aspect
Student Ventures
IBT Portfolio
International Business
Grade Conferences
Finance
Marketing
Accounting
Technological Aspect
Mac Lab
Multimedia Programming
Laptop Program
Web Design
Computer
Programming
School wide
Wireless Internet
Video-Conferencing
iPads
Smartphones
Student Success Rate
University Acceptance Status
1% 2%
38%
59%
Early Acceptance
Waiting on Acceptance
Accepted
Not Accepted
Laptop Program Rationale

Integrating technology in to all academic areas
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Internet Access for all Students
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Variety of technological resources online

Online Interactive Communication/Curriculum Delivery
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Electronic collaborative learning
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“World at our Fingertips” at all times through wireless access
Grade 9 IBT Courses
Standard 7
1 Elective
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English
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Drama

Business

Music

Physical Education

Media Arts

Math

Geography

French

Science
Grade 9: Laptop Program courses
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Science

Business

English

Geography
Grade 10 IBT Courses
Standard 6
2 Electives

English

Business

Math

Drama

Careers & Civics

Music

History

Media Arts

Science

2nd Language

French, German, Spanish
Grade 10: Laptop Program Courses

Science

Business

English

History
Science: Laptop Integration

Internet sources, interactive lessons, interactive scientific models
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PowerPoint presentations with Smart Board

Electronic notes on class lessons

Electronic Dissections, Weather Maps, Optic Simulations
Business: Laptop Integration

Learn and apply the fundamentals of Microsoft Access, Publisher,
Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
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Create webpages using HTML

Learn marketing & accounting essentials

Design a professional resume

Graphic design (Brochures, Posters, etc.)
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Online testing
English: Laptop Integration

Interactive online learning (essay writing, short stories, & literary
devices)

Use online resources to submit, discuss & edit work
(www.turnitin.com)

Create websites based on novel studies
Social Sciences: Laptop Integration

Create maps of different regions (ARC GIS)

Produce podcasts or audio files on national ecosystems

Use online discussion boards for group projects

Use online resources for picture analysis
Minimum Requirements (PC)
Software
•
•
Microsoft Office 2003
or higher
Microsoft Windows 7
or higher
Hardware
Accessories
•
2 GB of RAM
•
Carrying Case
•
500 GB HDD
•
Wireless Mouse
•
USB Ports
•
USB
•
Adequate battery life
•
DVD Burner
Minimum Requirements (MAC)
Software
•
Microsoft Office 2004
(MAC)
•
MAC OS X 10.2
•
Boot Camp
Hardware
Accessories
•
2 GB of RAM
•
Carrying Case
•
500 GB HDD
•
Wireless Mouse
•
USB Ports
•
USB
•
Adequate battery life
•
DVD Burner
Student Resources

Angel

Turnitin

MyClass
All accessible from Gordon Graydon website
Technological Policy

Students need to decide whether their laptop is a tool or a toy

Students are liable for their laptops and school equipment
“With Great [Internet] Power, Comes Great [Internet] Responsibility”
Graydon’s GDM Program

Graphic Design

Marketing and Advertising

Video Production

Web Development

Design and Business Management
GGAM Busing: Eligibility &
Registration

Private bus

Only available to Gordon Graydon and Allan A. Martin

Paying Students are Permitted
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Only available within the city limits of Mississauga and North of 401

Online Application:
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Open from March 18th, 2013 – April 30th, 2013

Posted dated cheques and signed agreement must be received by
April 30th 2013
GGAM Busing: Costs & Restrictions
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Mississauga:
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$1,420
Buses will not enter construction zones, housing sub division,
roadways undergoing major repairs
GO Schedule
Friday, April 26, 2013
Saturday, April 27, 2013
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4:00 – 4:30 pm  Registration and sign-in
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7:30 am  Wake up
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4:30 – 5:00 pm  Parent Session


5:15 – 5:30 pm  Opening ceremony in
the Amp
7:30 – 8:00 am  Get dressed/brush
teeth, wash up and pack up
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8:00 – 8:45 am  Breakfast

5:30 – 6:15 pm  Session 1 Workshop

8:45 – 9:45 am  Workshop 3

6:15 – 7:05 pm  Dinner in the Cafeteria
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9:45 – 10:15 am  Cheer Planning

7:10 – 8:20 pm  Keynote Speaker

10:15 – 11:10 am  Cheer Competition
(gymnasium)

8:20 – 9:20 pm  Workshop 2


9:20 – 10:30  Dance
11:10 – 12:00 pm  Bridging the
Gap/Warm Fuzzies

10:30 – 11:00 pm  Change for bed

12:00 – 12:30 pm  Closing Ceremony
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11:00 pm  lights out
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12:30 pm  Sign Out
Contact Information
www.ibtgraydon.com
www.gordongraydon.com
1490 Ogden Avenue
Mississauga, Ontario
L5E 2H8
Telephone: 905.274.2391
www.facebook.com/ibtgraydon
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GORDON GRAYDON
MEMORIAL SECONDARY SCHOOL
LAPTOP PROGRAM

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