Sherman Elementary School has been named an Apple Distinguished School for 2022–2025. The recognition was announced at a special ceremony on Friday, Oct. 7. The honor recognizes the school’s dedication to seeking out the latest platforms and Apple products to deepen and enhance students’ understanding and improve engagement.
“This important designation will help us develop coding language capabilities across all of our K-5 classrooms,” said Sherman Principal Jennifer Miller, adding that special education students will be supported in the process. “Our students will be able to engage in the engineering and design process utilizing multiple mediums. The use of technology in the classroom provides a pathway to combine creativity, inquiry, and a deeper understanding of the world around them and how they can play a part in making it better.”
Apple Distinguished Schools are centers of innovation, leadership, and educational excellence. They use Apple technology to inspire creativity, collaboration and critical thinking in learning, teaching and the school environment, and have documented results of academic accomplishment.
Sherman’s selection as an Apple Distinguished School highlights its success as an innovator, providing a compelling learning environment that engages students and provides tangible evidence of academic achievement.
At Sherman, technology has been an integral part of becoming a STEM-focused school. Since incorporating iPads for every student, the school has noticed a significant increase in engagement and participation. Speech-to-text, split screen, and other accessibility features make learning personal for students. Sherman also has a wide variety of 3D printers, robotics, and other tools that help bring STEM to life.
To Learn more about Sherman Elementary School becoming an Apple Distinguished School please visit: 2022-2025 Apple Distinguished School – About Us – Sherman Elementary (nsd131.org)