Technology Integration

For any questions related to technology integration, please contact Brian van den Heuvel, Coordinator, 902-625-7083.

Technology integration is the use of technology resources -- computers, chrome books, iPads, mobile devices, software applications, the Internet, etc. -- in daily classroom practices.  Successful technology integration is achieved when the use of technology is:

  • Routine and transparent;

  • Accessible and readily available for the task at hand; and

  • Supporting the curricular goals, and helping the students to effectively reach their goals.

When technology integration is at its best, a child or a teacher does not stop to think that they are using a technology tool -- it is second nature. And students are often more actively engaged in projects when technology tools are a seamless part of the learning process.

The SRCE uses a variety of approved tools and resources to help teachers integrate technology in the Public Schools Program and curriculum in order to maximize student learning, experience, and engagement.

P-6 Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) refers to the tools used to create, store, retrieve, and disseminate information: data and information systems; networks; interactive telecommunications systems; curriculum software and apps; and some forms of assistive technology.

ICT is integrated within inclusive classrooms, where a wide variety of learning experiences ensures that all learners have equitable opportunities to reach their potential.

ICT outcomes at the P-6 level focus on digital citizenship, communication, productivity and innovation, problem solving, decision making, technology operations/concepts and coding.

Technology Education 7-12

There are various courses that focus on technology education at the grade 7-12 level.  These courses include;

Technology Education 7, Technology Education 8, Technology Education 9, Construction Technology 10, Exploring Technology 10, Communications Technology 11 & 12, Design 11, Electrotechnologies 11, Energy, Power, and Transportation Technology 11, Production Technology 11 & 12, Audio Recording and Production 12, Computer Programming 12, Construction Technology 12, Film and Video Production 12 and Multimedia 12

More information about these courses can be found using the following link:

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