Welcome to the Technology Department! Technology plays an integral role in the future of our students and at NCA, and we take technology in education seriously!
NCA provides a wide variety of tech tools. The computer lab has 24 computers running Win10 and Microsoft Office 2016. In the classroom, students make use of 480 Chromebooks on 20 mobile carts. Junior Kindergarten and Kindergarten students have Nexus and Nipole Kids Tablets pre-loaded with educational apps, and teachers have access to Amazon Fire Tablets for instructional use. Media students use a 4K Sony video camera with a designated video editing computer running the latest Adobe Suite software. Yearbook students have several DSLR cameras. Art students are learning to use the new FlashForge 3D printer. Students also learn the basics of programming with Ozobots. Classes can also check out a tub of 10 Canon Powershot cameras for projects or use the Augmented Reality tub to explore the new apps.
All classrooms are equipped with projection systems or interactive SMARTBoards and sound. Teachers use iPevo document cameras to demonstrate and teach. The LanSchool monitoring program helps keep students focused on educational content.
NCA also uses the Google GSuite educational package of tools. GSuite includes Gmail, Docs, Sheets, Forms, Slides, Google Classroom and more. Students use Classroom to work on digital content, take online quizzes, view digital resources and submit work to teachers.