THE WOODLANDS, TX – Woodlands Christian Academy is pleased to announce that it has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished School for 2021-2024 for its creative uses of technology in the classroom, preparing students for the 21st century.
Apple Distinguished Schools are centers of innovation, leadership and educational excellence. They use Apple technology to connect students to the world, fuel creativity, deepen collaboration, and personalize learning.
The Director of STEAM at Woodlands Christian, Tanya Sharron, shared the core of the program: âWe seek to empower our learning community to be collaborative and creative with technology, allowing each other to apply the thinking critical and problem-solving skills while pursuing knowledge and understanding. Our hope is that our students and faculty will responsibly use technology to personalize learning and experiences in creative and innovative ways as they prepare to make an impact on our world as global citizens.
The selection of Woodlands Christian as the Apple Distinguished School highlights their success in creating a compelling learning environment that engages students and provides tangible evidence of academic achievement. Apple devices help enhance the learning experience in the school community and allow teachers and students to connect and interact with each other. In March 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic began, Woodlands Christian was able to make the switch to distance education without missing a single day of school, as students and staff were already comfortable with the technology. , which makes the transition seamless.
Woodlands Christian offers a rigorous academic program with an integrated faith in curriculum and extracurricular activities. The school continues to expand its STEAM and fine arts programs to increase opportunities for enhanced training in design, engineering, and real-world problem-solving, providing students with a distinct college preparation experience like no other. Woodlands Christian is now enrolling for PreK – 12th classes for the 2022-2023 school year.