Feb 13th, 2013
LAKE WALES – Edward W. Bok Academy is pleased to announce that it has been named an Apple Distinguished Program for 2012-2013 school year for its use of Apple technology in the classroom instructional program.
The Apple Distinguished Program designation is reserved for programs that meet criteria for innovation, leadership and educational excellence, and demonstrate a consistent vision of exemplary learning environments.
“We have worked hard to ensure we are providing the best possible technology resources for our students and our staff,” said Principal Damien Moses. The selection of Bok Academy as an Apple Distinguished Program highlights its successes in enhancing and extending teaching and learning with thoughtful and innovative implementations of technology.
Since its opening in Fall 2008, Bok Academy has emphasized the mission of “educating Renaissance thinkers for the digital age.” The school uses transformative technology to achieve its educational mission, including a broad range of Apple products. Students and staff use a variety of technology including iPads, MacBooks and iMacs. Bok frequently hosts visiting educators who come seeking ideas that can be replicated at other schools.
PHOTO: File photo of two Bok students using iPads to compute math angles (November 2011).
PHOTO: File photo of Bok student using a digital textbook on her iPad in math class. (March 2012).