Darlington School: Podcast Episode 29: Tech Integration - Student Perspectives 
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Podcast Episode 29: Tech Integration - Student Perspectives

October 21, 2021 | 199 views

Welcome to Episode 29 of The Darlington Podcast! 

In this episode, Technology Integration Coordinator Beth Wardlaw talks with junior Anaya Desai, senior Mason Wu and sophomore Tommy Cowan about the role technology has played in their unique Darlington experiences. Whether our students are members of the robotics team, using their MacBooks to collaborate with classmates near and far, or coming up with a creative project for the annual Technology Competition, they appreciate the value technology integration has added to their learning experience.

Beth Wardlaw has has served as technology integration coordinator since 2015. She holds a B.S. in Middle Grades Education from Shorter College and an M.Ed. in Instructional Technology from Kennesaw State University. 

Recent recognition for Darlington's technology program:

For the third time since 2016, Apple has named Darlington an Apple Distinguished School, recognizing the school for its commitment to teaching students technology skills to solve real-world problems as an integrated part of its curriculum. Click here to read more. 

Common Sense Education recently recognized Darlington School as a Common Sense School. Darlington has demonstrated its commitment to taking a whole-community approach to preparing its students to think critically and use technology responsibly to learn, create, and participate, while preparing them for the perils that exist in the online realm, such as plagiarism, loss of privacy, and cyberbullying. Click here to read more.

Click here to learn more about technology at Darlington.

The Darlington Podcast is a collaboration between the communication, advancement, and I.T. teams, and is hosted by various members of the school community. Episodes are released each Thursday morning and available on most podcast platforms (search for The Darlington Podcast in your podcast player). Once new episodes are posted, you'll also be able to find them at www.darlingtonschool.org/podcast. Please subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts so that you'll get the latest episode each week! 

The Darlington Podcast intro music was written and performed by Elliot Luitweiler ('22) and Katherine Davidson ('22). Carson Raymond, director of major gifts, lends his voice, and editing and production is handled by Tannika King, director of communications.

If you have ideas for future episodes or have any questions about The Darlington Podcast, please email communications@darlingtonschool.org