Every school day at Dublin Scioto High School in Dublin, Ohio, begins with a live, 6-7 minute news program that is broadcast simultaneously into every classroom throughout the school, using an advanced information delivery system.
A brief listing of the playback devices currently available to students and teachers at Dublin Scioto High School includes: 16 VCRs, four SVGA-quality VCRs, four CD-i/CD interactive players, four still video floppy players, six Laserdisc players, two C & KU band satellite receivers, one DSS/Digital Satellite, six demodulators, and two character generators used for the scrolling announcements and lunch menu.
Even with the racks of equipment found in the media center and throughout the school, officials at the new Dublin Scioto High School are far more interested in making its technology resources more of a transparent tool for teachers and students.
Hall's French class is just one encouraging example of how teachers from across the curriculum at Dublin Scioto High School are successfully incorporating a host of learning resources into their daily lesson plans.
Currently, Dublin Scioto High School is using its internal computer network to access the Internet and has the capability of providing access to 400 people simultaneously.