Technology in the Classroom: Is it the best fit for your child?

All over the country, schools of all sizes and varieties embrace the use of technological devices in classrooms. One-to-one tablet programs, apps and virtual learning are now curricular hallmarks from pre-kindergarten through high school. Is this healthy for our children?

Tommy Adams, Head of School at The Grosse Pointe Academy, will discuss the pros and cons of the use of technology in schools and will provide tips on how to leverage technology in thoughtful ways to enhance your child's learning.

Thomas "Tommy" Adams Head of School, The Grosse Pointe Academy Tommy was appointed the Head of School at The Grosse Pointe Academy in Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, July 1, 2016. Prior to this appointment, he has had 22 years of experience working in independent schools. Tommy was Assistant Head of School for Enrollment for 8 years at Mercersburg Academy in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania and Director of Admission for 8 years at The Gunnery in Washington, CT. Tommy is the founder and director of The Erdmann Institute for Enrollment Leadership. He has been a regular presenter at national events, such as TABS, SSATB, and IECA. Additionally, he has served on multiple independent school related committees including the ASSIST School Retention Task Force and the TABS Convention Planning Committee. A graduate of Avon Old Farms (CT), Tommy received his bachelor's degree from Roanoke College (VA) as well as a master's of science in Education with a focus on Educational Leadership from the University of Pennsylvania.

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Title: Technology in the Classroom: Is it the best fit for your child?
Status: Available
Begin: Wednesday, February 28, 2018 07:00 pm
End: Wednesday, February 28, 2018 09:00 pm
Closing date: Wednesday, February 28, 2018 07:00 pm
Presented by: Tommy Adams, Head of School, The Grosse Pointe Academy
Who Should Attend: All welcome
Location: The Grosse Pointe Academy, 171 Lake Shore Rd., Grosse Pointe Farms
Seats available: 50
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