Technology

The opportunity to learn 24/7, extending beyond the classroom and into a globally-connected world is afforded our students everyday. Our one-to-one laptop program is one of the most extensive computing programs offered by a secondary school in the Archdiocese of Chicago.

Our Goals

  • Maximize preparation for college and career
  • Emphasis on critical thinking and problem solving
  • Build communication and investigation skills
  • Nurture the skills to be life-long learners
  • Allow students to adapt technology to personal needs and learning styles

Combined with the rigorous curriculum and creative, well-versed faculty, laptops and interactive boards allow students to:
  1. Explore diverse cultures and new perspectives
  2. Organize and store vast amounts of information electronically
  3. Write and edit reports, essays and presentations electronically
  4. Receive critical feedback
  5. Access online tutoring
  6. Communicate with teachers and others worldwide

Guerin Prep One-to-one Chromebook Program:
Each student at Guerin Prep receives a Chromebook.

Our Chromebook program provides the opportunity for students to always be learning, extending beyond the classroom and into a globally-connected world. Chromebooks are specialized laptops, which run ChromeOS, and emphasize productivity and collaboration between students and faculty. With Chromebooks, our students have:
  • Access to Google Apps including Docs, Sheets, Slides and Forms for Productivity
  • Access to Google Drive and Classroom for collaboration with faculty and students
  • Unlimited Cloud Based Storage; no lost documents or workflow
  • Data available on any computer, phone, or tablet
  • Boots in 8 seconds
  • Lightweight
  • 13” screen
  • Battery lasts the entire day

Maker Space - Innovation and Creativity Center

Providing hands-on, creative ways for students to design, build and invent as they deeply engage in science, engineering and tinkering.

Stations include:
  • Mac Computers / Graphic DesignPC Build - (example: Students build computers out of recycled parts)
  • Chromebook Repair
  • 3D Printing - (example: STEM 1 Students create fidgets. A student creates a scaled model of his proposed ramp system for handicapped accessablity at Guerin.)
  • Robotics / Mindstorm - (example: Students create a trebuchet)
  • Fashion Lab - (example: Student redesign of uniform skirt with pockets)


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