On a regular basis, Lemont High School's academic departments make presentations to the Lemont High School District 210 Board of Education on how students are benefitting from LNS@LHS - the school's 1:1 teaching and learning program.
A common theme of the departmental presentations to the Board of Education is discussing how the activity relates to the seven International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Standards for Students. These standards include Empowered Learner, Digital Citizen, Knowledge Constructor, Innovative Designer, Computational Thinker, Creative Communicator and Global Collaborator. Each presentation typically touches on several ISTE Standards for Students.
- Science Department (October 2017)
- Fine Arts Department (November 2017)
- World Languages Department (December 2017)
- Social Studies Department (February 2018)
- Physical Education (March 2018)
- Mathematics (October 2018)
- Student Services Department (November 2018)
- Career & Technical Education (December 2018)
- English Department (February 2019)
Students Natalie Hartl and Joe Storti discussed how students are using technology in music courses, while Robyn Kraft and Julia Popper did the same for art classes. They were supported by art teachers Ryan Hennebry and Megan Idell, music teacher Stephanie Cesaroni, and Fine Arts Chair Dave Nommensen.
Students Ryan Freitag and Anna Musarevski joined German teacher Peter Blank, French teacher Mark Wojnar and World Languages Chair Christie Klingsporn to demonstrate how World Languages students are utilizing Flipgrid on their Chromebooks to collaborate and improve their speaking skills in their target languages.
Social Studies Chair Rick Prangen brought along a number of students and teachers to illustrate how instruction and assessment in a variety of classes is changing thanks to the use of educational applications. Teachers Jodi Nye and Justin Weidler had a hand from a number of students, including Alexandra Galica, Lily Hinkle, Laura Jazunas, Kirsten Kash, Arjun Reddigari, Leti Salazar, Easton Tally and Genna Yavaraski.
Mathematics Chair Kathy Young began the presentation, which focused on how the Desmos app benefits students. She handed it over to teachers Lauren Panek and Abbey Scupin, while students Joey Cantone, Anna Goranski, Kirsten Kash, Joe Tomecki and Vir Patel assisted members of the Board of Education with the app.
Student Services Chair Denise Dalton was joined by counselor Stephanie Bushnell and dean Brent Gagnon to discuss the new tardy kiosk; online resources for students, including the Illinois Career Information System; the impact of technology on the Dean’s Office; and non-tech related ways the Student Services Department is using to influence the school’s climate and culture.
Career & Technical Education Chair Scott Duensing was joined by a number of teachers and students as they discussed the various ways students take advantage of technology in Business Education, Family & Consumer Sciences, and Industrial Technology. Business Education teacher John Aspel brought along students Matt Krueger and Joe Tomecki; Family & Consumer Sciences teachers Stephanie Gloede, Marcy Paddock and Meghan Wilcoxen were joined by Alexis Pierce, Ermira Rexhepi and Katherine Roenitz; and Duensing was supported by Alex Fugiel and Ben Pimental as he discussed Industrial Technology.