Technology Policies for the Classroom

Technology can be a real plus for teachers and students alike but administrators in our local school systems are dealing with drawing the line between productive use of smarter computer and communications technology and inappropriate use of cell phones and other devices in the school setting during the day..   To get a better feel for that we sat down with Saranac Lake’s District Superintendent Diane Fox in the Library at Petrova Elementary School..

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In Lake Placid, Brian Latella takes over as the new Elementary Principal…  Dana Wood and Theresa Lindsay have both settled into their new positions in Lake Placid having come from the SaranacLakeSchool District and they’ve been wrestling with best practice theory for the student and parent handbook as well as for teachers and administrators while the Lake Placid school board considers supporting those best practices and turns them into policy… For this group, no major changes… in fact discussions are only in the early stages when it comes to producing recommendations for a policy on technology in the buildings.. Elementary Principal Brian Latella..

Locker Day in Lake Placid is Thursday, August 29th In the Middle / High School from 10am until 2pm.. Students in Grade 6 and those new to the school or needing replacement IDs can also take care of having their photographs taken.. The First Day of School is September 5th

Lake Placid’s new Principals will be hosing three community forums – the first is Monday at 6pm at the Wilmington Community Center, and number two is Wednesday the 28th at 6 in the Community Room at the Elementary School on Old Military Road, and the third Meet and Greet at the High School on Thursday (the 29th) at 5pm…

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