Innovator's Corner

"Implementing, enhancing and supporting technology to provide equitable access for all innovative learners. "

Lethbridge Schools are always experimenting with new tools that spark creativity and enhance curriculum. Below are just some of the innovative tools that have been recently added to our schools' classrooms and learning commons spaces. 

Tilt Brush lets you paint in 3D space with virtual reality. Students can unleash creativity with three-dimensional brush strokes, stars, light, and even fire. Your room is your canvas. Your palette is your imagination. The tilt brush is available to be signed out from district office, if you would like to reserve it please contact jesse.sadlowski@lethsd.ab.ca 

The  Padcaster is a complete turnkey system that makes filming your projects a breeze. It’s the perfect product for endless activities including digital storytelling, professional video, morning announcements, green screen projects, sporting events, concerts, plays, graduation ceremonies, school meetings, live stream events, CCTV, news & journalism clubs and classroom instruction. A Padcaster and Ipad have been purchased for each school in Lethbridge 51 so keep an eye open for some great videos. 

 

Come and meet mBot at Victoria Park High School, a friendly entry-level robot for every child! Unleash their imagination and make mBot come alive with simple drag and drop programming blocks. To learn more about the mBot please contact brad.robert@lethsd.ab.ca

The SMART 7000 series is the digital heart of the interactive classroom experience, connecting SMART Boards and software, devices and vibrant imaginations. It helps students discover talents and passions, and teachers to promote student achievement in exciting new ways. The SMART 7000 has been added to the learning commons space at Coalbanks elementary. If you would like to learn more  about the board please contact joey.gentile@lethsd.ab.ca

The Polar 3D printer is not the only 3D printer being used in the Lethbridge School district, but it is the newest. You can see t the Polar printer in action at Mike Moutain Horse Elementry School. To learn more about  3D printers being utilized in the district, please contact   greg.fisher@lethsd.ab.ca

Microsoft Surface Studio is a new category of device, designed to put you at the center of the creative process. Turn your desk into a Studio. Schools can sign out the Studio from the technology department. If you would like to book the studio please contact jesse.sadlowski@lethsd.ab.ca

NewTek TriCaster Portable Live Production System, mix video & audio, add graphics and special effects with virtual sets. The TriCaster is already hard at work at Wilson Middle school.more  about the TriCaster please contact brad.greve@lethsd.ab.ca

Historica Canada along with SESQUI Inc. has delivered FREE virtual reality viewers to all Lethbridge students grades 7 and up. Schools either choose to keep these viewers as reusable teaching tools or sent them home with the students. To learn more about the project please visit http://sesqui.ca/en/about/