iPad

iPad program

Our iPad Program is designed to allow teachers and students go further and engage in deeper learning activities in the classroom. With unrivaled access to information and digital material, students have the world at their fingertips. Apple Classroom helps teachers maintain control over activities at all times!

At Villa Maria, each student has an iPad, for use at home and in class, for a variety of educational purposes, including:

  • Accessing digital and e-textbooks
  • Accessing subject-specific apps
  • Taking notes
  • Homework
  • Quizzes and exams
  • Research
  • Word and data processing
  • Multimedia creation
  • Organization
  • Document sharing
  • Communication

Apple on Campus (iPad Purchase)

Since we’re using the Apple iPad, Apple Educational Pricing is available for families buying a new device for use at Villa Maria. Click below for an updated listing of our recommended iPads. 

https://goo.gl/7TmGpp

School Systems

The school uses several online platforms that allow students and parents to organize and structure their learning online: 

STUDYO – Our Electronic Agenda

Provides access to students’ schedule, evaluations and homework.

PowerSchool Learning – Our Learning Management System

A learning platform with a plethora of features, including access to course outlines, classroom notes and resources shared by teachers.

COBA PORTAL – Our Student Information System

The school’s internal platform, which allows parents and students to access student grades, absences, subject progress and library database.

Click here

Technological Support for Parents & Students

Villa Maria understands that with the benefits associated with leveraging technology in education come challenges, and that both parents and students may need assistance in this area. With this in mind, the school has put several measures in place to provide technological support and guidance to both parents and students.

iPAD CONFIGURATION SESSIONS

Throughout August, Villa Maria will be hosting iPad configuration sessions for students and parents to ensure iPads are properly configured for use at Villa Maria. Parents can sign up for these clinics below.

TECHNOLOGY THEMED EVENING

Each fall the school hosts a technology themed evening. These presentations are designed to provide parents with information and resources.

TECHNOLOGY & DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP COURSES

Villa Maria offers a course on technology and digital citizenship into the school curriculum. At the junior level, students learn how to use their iPads as a learning tool and explore technologies such as coding, robotics and sound editing. The course also focuses heavily on digital citizenship and online safety. It promotes online safety and teaches students about the benefits and responsibilities that come with being a digital citizen.

IPAD Quick Start Guides

We invite you to consult the links provided for documentation, resources and instructional guides on our iPad Program.

Creating and Managing an Apple ID

IPAD Configuration Sessions

To book an appointment to receive help configuring your iPad, you must sign up using this link: http://bit.ly/2qTPdu4 

The clinics will take place in the interactive classroom (H220), which is accessible through the main entrance.

Technical Support

For all technical assistance, please send an email to services@villamaria.qc.ca

ADMISSION PROCEDURE FOR NEW STUDENTS

1

Visit the school during an open house

Come visit Villa Maria and discover the rich and diversified services we offer our students. You will have the opportunity to visit our classrooms, interactive classroom, science labs, multimedia centre, library, sports facilities and performance halls.

French Sector :

Saturday, September 16, 11 am to 4 pm

English Sector :

Saturday, September 23, 11 am to 4 pm

2

Take part in our entrance exams

Your child will be given the following tests: mathematics, composition in English and French, as well as an English or French reading comprenhension test, depending on the sector she/he registered for.

French Sector :

Saturday, September 30, 2017 – 8:30 am (secondary 1 to 5)

Sunday, October 1, 2017 – 1:30 pm (secondary 1 only)

English Sector :

Saturday, October 14, 2017 – 8:30 am (secondary 1 to 5)

Sunday, October 15, 2017 – 1:30 pm (secondary 1 only)

3

Complete your registration

After being accepted to Villa Maria College, you must send us your registration form and pay the admission fees. Please send us the form and payment according to the instructions outlined in your child’s letter of admission to the school.

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