Some of the technologies used at LIA
A strong PK to 12 Information Technology program integrated into all curricular areas and supported by a qualified IT department and based in ISTE standards (International Society for Technology n Education).
Curriculum is marked by various characteristics, including:
1) access to an abundance of information.
2) rapid changes in technology tools.
3) the ability to collaborate and make individual contributions on an unprecedented scale.
4) exhibit a range of functional and critical thinking skills related to information, media and technology.
Our ebooks run in three different platforms. You can find ebooks within the following platforms: Think Central, eHarcourt School, My HRW.
All students should have their usernames and passwords for their appropriate ebooks. If you still do not have it, please contact your teacher.
PLUSPORTALS - www.plusportals.com/LIA
It is a single solution that can evolve with the growing needs of the school and integrate with most of our existing third party systems such as our SIS, Facilities Management and Curriculum. Exceptionally designed School/Classroom websites with intuitive multimedia capabilities that make managing websites a breeze.
Leading-edge Learning Management and Classroom Solutions include Web 2.0 tools, Quizzes, Forms, Surveys and Gradebooks - allowing for dynamic online classrooms.
Built-in Notification Solutions that translate in 20+ languages are fully integrated with your website communication strategy, enabling routine and emergency communication.
help school to raise student achievement by harnessing the power of parental involvement, supporting teachers and engaging the learning community.
GOOGLE G SUITE FOR EDUCATION
A full Google applications services with our own domain. Google Apps' advanced collaboration and communication tools make it easy to help students acquire the skills that will help them soar, in their education and out in the world. There's no hardware to maintain or software to install.
Unlimited storage lets you stop worrying about a full inbox. Integrated calendar manages your schedule, and reserves resources like lab rooms or laptop carts.
Web-based applications are accessible from any computer. Work on documents together, at the same time, from multiple locations. Everybody can participate.
Sharing and privacy controls include domain-level security, to protect student information.
Build class or project websites without using HTML, so everyone can contribute and learn.
INTERACTIVE BOARDS BY MIMIO
Every interactive board is designed to put students at the center of the educational environment, so they're more engaged, more collaborative, and more motivated. But the teacher still drives the instruction creating interactive lessons. So we make teaching easier and more rewarding, while making learning more interesting. When technology is at its best, it paves the way, rather than getting in the way. Teachers can do what they do best – simply teach.
TABLETS TECH CART FOR PK STUDENTS
Tablets aren't only for adults; even the littlest kids love swiping, tapping and tilting their way through apps on this tablet. It's not all fun though; the tablet is an interactive way to teach our preschoolers everything from shapes to colors to numbers and counting!
INTERNET ACCESS - THE FASTEST IN PRIVATE K-12 SCHOOLS IN NICARAGUA
200 MB clear channel received through optical fiber + a second 75 MB optical fiber backup link to help improve the teaching and learning process at LIA. Internet access connects individual computer , mobile devices to the internet enabling users to access Internet services.
LIBRARY MEDIA CENTER
Library is equipped with 20 Chromium desktop PCs divided in 4 media and research center. In addition library now count with a new projection room equipped wit a 42 inches LCD TV and Laptop to access to the newest material online.
All classrooms at PK ,Elementary, High School and Middle School are equipped with a Desktop PC with Broad Band Internet Access connected to a LCD 3000 lumen projector (designed for bright daylight) and a surround sound audio system. Also, students from 6th to 12th grade have a new desk specially designed to be used with their laptops.
Lincoln´s Network is a category 6 /10-gigabit wire network with internet access of 200 MB clear channel bandwidth (with an additional 75 MB clear channel backup). The design of the network warranty security, scalability, redundancy and quality of service. Each classroom in the school has access to a wire network point. 100% of all the switches are 10-gigabit CISCO-MERAKI smart switches Layer 3 and 7. Backbones between buildings are optical fiber. We have 2 servers, a CISCO Meraki content filter-firewall-policy manager appliance to control access and security to the network, a category B_G_N-AC-AX wireless network with access in the entire campus. Wireless network is made for a group of CISCO Meraki Access points.
LIA has a variety of peripherals such as high-volume multi functional printers (including newest technology: solid ink color printer), scanners, digital cameras, document scan cameras, digital video cameras, high performance servers, digital telephone plant, multimedia conference room, VoIP, 100 desktop computers, 70 projectors, 90 laptops, 20 tablets tech cart, speakers in each classroom, etc. All the technological resources at LIA are focused to improve the teaching and learning process of our students.
A Public Address or PA system is a combination of a set of audio equipment that allows broadcasts over a designated area.
The PA system is often used to broadcast daily announcements about school activities. It may be handed over to students to give reports or announce special events. The device can also be used as an emergency warning system. In case of fires, earthquakes or other natural disasters, the PA system may be the best way to instruct students and teachers on how to proceed.
REDIKER SOFTWARE - USED SINCE 2004 - FIRSTS IN NICARAGUA
School administrative office suite (Administrator Plus by Rediker Software). Data Base, Discipline, Report Card, Scheduling.
Rediker Software is a school administrative software leader for schools in all 50 states in the United States and over 115 countries. The student information system, Administrator's Plus, along with the School Office Suite help our school manage student and staff data, streamline administrative tasks, maximize school-to-home communication and inspire student performance and success.
SOFTWARE & SYSTEMS
Google G Suite for education (Mail, Drive, sites, contacts, collaboration) / E-books
Online Gradebooks for teachers (TeacherPlus by Rediker Software)
Financial Accounting software for Schools (Finacs by Rediker Software)
Library and media center software (Atriuum by Booksystem) / EBSCO support and research site
Bookstore inventory and invoice / Cafeteria Point of sale and inventory
MaiaLearning, Online College application for students.
Microsoft School agreement / ESET nod32 Antivirus license agreement
SURVEILLANCE SECURITY CAMERAS SYSTEM
School video surveillance systems consist of 143 cameras placed in areas where they can monitor activity as it takes place. These cameras may include features like pan, tilt, and zoom; may be placed in outdoor or indoor locations. The system transmits images from cameras to a digital hard drive storage system. Output can be seen on a monitor that displays 32 frames of video each time. Our camera system help to improve the school environment, allow security personnel to watch for intruders, and assist in emergency preparedness.
Four Information Technology Labs, with access to the latest computer and AV technology, premium software, a variety of digital tools, and access to Broad Band Internet .
We have three labs on a flexible schedule equipped with fast networked computers that all have access to Broad Band Internet . Our emphasis is on the integration of technology into the curriculum. Teachers regularly use computers to enhance classroom projects.