Technology Resource Page

Digital Projectors
Every computer lab, library and classroom has been provided with a digital projector for instructional use.  Our Current working models are:
  • Sanyo
    • PLC-XU73
    • PLC-XU75
  • Gateway DLP 4100
  • Infocus
    • Ez Pro 585
    • X2
Document Cameras
Every classroom teacher has been provided with a digital camera for instructional use.  Our Current working models are:
  • ELMO (with Distance Learning Station)
  • Avermedia
    • 300i
    • 300p
    • 300 AF
Digital Cameras:
Flip Cameras (check out from library) 
Available to teachers for checkout through the librarian.
Nikon Coolpix (1 per gradelevel)
Each grade level (K - 5 ) is provided with a camera, rechargeable batteries, 1 GB memory card, cable and case for use during instruction and special events.
Nikon Coolpix (check out)
Two Nikon Coolpix are available for integrative lessons that involve more than one camera. Rechargable batteries, memory cards, and download cables are available.
Distance Learning Station
The Cisco Telecomunication unit is located in the campus Library/ Media Center. Teachers can utilize this resource and have interactive fieldtrips co-ordinated with Region 20 and scheduled with Technology Teacher and/ or Librarian.
Other Technologies for Integration:

Promeathean Boards
Gardendale has eleven Promethean Board systems that are being utilized in the classrooms, computer labs and special education rooms.  Promethean Boards are  interactive whiteboard system that uses a digital projector, computer and touch technology  to create lessons that interact with teachers and students. Also, there are four sets of ActivInspire Polling devices available for check out from the library.
Smart Boards
Gardendale has twenty Smart Boards that are being utilized in the computer labs and or classrooms.  An interactive technology tool that must be used with a digital projector and computer combination. The Smart Board uses interactive pens and is mounted on a wall or stand.
Apple Ipad 2 Cart
Gardendale has 25 Apple IPAD 2, for classroom check out.  Currently only students can use this resource through a teacher guided activities.  All iPads must be checked back in at the end of the school day.