The South Carolina Center for Excellence for Mobile Learning at Anderson University
District Seven has received a 5-year federal grant totaling $600,000 for Anderson University to provide professional development and support for teachers using mobile computing devices, i.e., iPads and MacBook Airs to enhance teaching and learning. The training will enhance the district’s own training which is to effectively integrate the use of the mobile devices into instruction and specifically at Carver with an emphasis on STEM and multi-disciplinary planning.
Improving Teacher Quality Grant with Clemson University
District Seven has received a 1-year grant totaling $100,000 for Clemson University to provide training with a focus on mobile learning at Cleveland, Houston, Chapman, and Mary H. Wright elementary schools. Training will focus on the integration of technology in science instruction with goals to improve science content knowledge, pedagogy and reflective practice.
Supporting the Technology Initiative at Cleveland Academy
The Northside Development Corporation has provided additional funding towards the purchase of MacBook Airs for all fourth and fifth graders at the Cleveland Academy of Leadership as a part of the Northside Initiative. Cleveland will be the only elementary school in District Seven utilizing the MacBook Air laptops.