computers Archive

  • By Tyler Medeiros Grade 9 students in eight Ontario high schools were given a Chromebook last month, which is theirs to keep for the rest of their high school years. The Google-powered laptops, which are to be used in the classroom and to do homework, are part of a two-year pilot project. All tests, assignments and lessons will be online, and teachers are receiving training on how to properly use these devices in the classroom....

    The future of electronic learning

    By Tyler Medeiros Grade 9 students in eight Ontario high schools were given a Chromebook last month, which is theirs to keep for the rest of their high school years. The Google-powered laptops, which are to be used in the classroom and to do homework, are part of a two-year pilot project. All tests, assignments and lessons will be online, and teachers are receiving training on how to properly use these devices in the classroom....

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  • BY SHAFAQ PARWEZ Conestoga’s IT Support website has a new look, with some of the features updated and made more accessible. The department was quick to act on suggestions from students, working diligently over the past year to enhance the features of the website and make it as user-friendly as possible. The work was completed by website developers, all of whom are Conestoga students. According to other students on campus, the most frequent problem is...

    IT Support website new and improved

    BY SHAFAQ PARWEZ Conestoga’s IT Support website has a new look, with some of the features updated and made more accessible. The department was quick to act on suggestions from students, working diligently over the past year to enhance the features of the website and make it as user-friendly as possible. The work was completed by website developers, all of whom are Conestoga students. According to other students on campus, the most frequent problem is...

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  • BY TONY MCLELLAN In this day and age, many products are not built to last. Some cease to function just months after purchase, despite steep, unforgiving prices. Computers and other such technology are some of the best examples of expensive, waste-causing products that litter the landfills of cities near and far. This is clearly an issue in great need of change, and Computer Recycling aims to address it and more. The program became part of...

    Non-profit recycles and rebuilds computers

    BY TONY MCLELLAN In this day and age, many products are not built to last. Some cease to function just months after purchase, despite steep, unforgiving prices. Computers and other such technology are some of the best examples of expensive, waste-causing products that litter the landfills of cities near and far. This is clearly an issue in great need of change, and Computer Recycling aims to address it and more. The program became part of...

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