Why we chose Apple

 

A common and understandable question is why we chose Apple over a traditional Windows-based PC for our 1:1 program.  We want you to know months of research, trials and interviews went into this decision.  The bottom line:  we found Apple to be the best fit for our learning goals.


  • Apple products best fit MSDWC's educational goals and vision.
  • Apple has demonstrated years of quality and reliability with their hardware that could not be matched by a PC vendor. 
  • Apple products provide for an efficient workflow in an educational setting.
  • Apple products provide a rich set of features for the classroom.
  • Apple provides in-depth support for a rollout of this signifance.
  • Apple offers a rich professional development program for MSDWC teachers.


SAMR Model at a Glance

 Technology can be infused in varying degrees.  

  • Substitution
  • Augmentation
  • Modification
  • Redefinition

Substitution
is the most basic form - and the least effective.

Redefinition
is the most effective form of infusion.