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“AIS provides plenty of technologi
cal resources to the students and fac
ulty. There are smart boards in every
classroom, there are three computer
labs open to students and available
for teachers to use during classes, and
the whole campus is equipped with a
wireless network and wireless print
ers so students can also work from
their own laptops and tablets. Smart
phones are not necessary in class, but they can be used dur
ing breaks. The software resources available are also very
high quality, such as Adobe CS5 Professional collection and the
newest Microsoft Office collection. Also, Moodle is an espe
cially useful tool that each class uses for teacher-to-student
communication and transfer of electronic documents or as
signments. Overall, AIS does a great job meeting the de
mand for technology created by the students and faculty.”
said the school provides a laptop for ev
ery student and was recently recognized
as an Apple Distinguished School. The
sixth grade students use iPads and sev
enth through 12th grade use MacBook
Pro laptop computers. Seniors also have
the option of purchasing the laptops.
Perez said he’s done away with the
electronic smart boards. He said the
boards weren’t suited to how girls’ learn
best. They’re a clever bunch, he said.
Some have even gotten root access to
their computers, allowing them to by
pass administrator restrictions.
It’s allowed, Perez said, as long as they
follow the rules.
“We know who they are and we al-
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