Tag Archives: Technology

The Impact of Social Media on Students

Although social media actually began in 1997 with a website called Six Degrees, and MySpace became a go-to for many Internet users in 2003, it wasn’t until Facebook and Twitter hit the scene that social media truly took off. Mark Zuckerberg created Facebook in 2004, though it was solely limited to college students before it […]

Challenging Students to Become Fairmont Fit

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”2_3″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Hundreds of scientific studies have unequivocally shown that individuals who are physically fit perform better both academically and on standardized tests like the SAT, ACT, GRE, and the MCATS. Scientists have further shown that positive changes in fitness translate to larger changes in the long […]

Historic Anaheim Students Join Coding Club

In Mrs. Kelbaugh’s regular elementary classes, students are learning computer science concepts like computer hardware, binary numbers, and more. So, why not coding? Currently, all of her students participate in some form of programming during their time in the computer lab. During the past school year, Mrs. Kelbaugh’s junior kindergarten students used a coding program called […]

Continuous Improvement through Professional Development

Fairmont Private Schools holds high expectations for our students to strive for continuous improvement and excellence. With one of Fairmont’s core values embodying lifelong learning, we hold our faculty to the same expectation. Each year, with the coordination and facilitation of Fairmont’s Education Department, the faculty of each campus complete a minimum of sixteen hours […]

The Importance of Learning to Code

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Computer code is the language of the 21st Century. It has invaded and transformed our lives in a multitude of ways, from communications and banking, to transportation, and even eating. Yes, microwaves are computers, too! An invisible language of streaming code surrounds us everyday, making […]

Early Childhood Enrichment: Technology

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Technology is everywhere, and while limited screen time is best for young children, it is equally important that they are exposed to the skills they will need to succeed in the 21st Century. All early childhood students at Fairmont Private Schools are engaged with interactive technology on a daily basis. […]

Why Participate in Fairmont’s Robotics Programs?

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Beginning in 2nd grade and continuing to Fairmont Prep’s “Huskyteers” robotics program, Fairmont Private Schools is proud to maintain a program that provides students with valuable skills to carry through their academic careers, and into the future! Below are just a few reasons why you should enroll your student in Fairmont’s […]