Digital Learning x40 SHES

Digital Learning @ SHES

Instructional Programs:


At our school, we understand the importance of integrating technology into and across the curriculum. Technology can be seen in the classroom in the hands of children on a regular basis. We also have five computer labs where students are actively engaged in rigorous, relevant learning experiences every day. We implement the SC Digital Literacy and Computer Science Standards recently adopted in 2017. Staff development opportunities are provided to teachers throughout the school year so that their digital toolboxes are well-equipped to enhance the learning process. Students have the opportunity to receive instruction (face-to-face and virtually) from our Instructional Technology Specialist, Melissa Young. All Sandpipers use computers and/ or mobile devices every day. 


SMART Boards
The SMART Board is an interactive, electronic whiteboard which can enhance instruction and student learning.  The SMART Notebook software makes it possible for teachers to create content rich, creative lessons which address specific curriculum standards.  Every classroom at SHES is equipped with an interactive SMART Board.

Document Cameras Many classrooms are equipped with document cameras to allow teachers to display 3D materials via the SMART Board.

iPads and HP Streams are used to engage and assess students. We have 140 iPads and 150 HP Streams.

Wireless Headphones are used when teachers are running differentiated groups in their classroom.  Students use wireless headphones to listen to activities on the SMART Board. 






Waterford (Grades 4K, K, and 1):


  •  Kindergarten: 6 computers per classroom, students receive 15 min. of math and 15 min. of reading instruction daily.
  • 1st Grade: Students go to the Waterford lab for 40 minutes daily-- 20 min. of math and 20 min. of reading instruction daily. Waterford builds early foundations in reading, math, and science for learners from Pre K–2. The engaging digital curriculum supports the core program with explicit, individualized instruction that is aligned to current state and national standards. 



Compass Pathblazer (Grades 2-5):

  • Research-based curriculum
  • Award-winning, standards-aligned content
  • Individualized learning and differentiated instruction
  • Dynamic management and assessment tools


Imagine Learning and Literacy (Grades 2 and 3):

  • Core reading and academic language skills with a research-based curriculum.
  • Adaptive instruction, personalized learning paths
  • Over 4,300 engaging activities
  • Support in 15 languages
  • Benchmark assessments powered by The Lexile Framework


Fast Math (Grades 2-5):

  • Builds automaticity of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division 


Additional Resources:

Read180 and System44

Discovery Education

Think Central
Microsoft Office 365
Study Island
Reading A to Z
RAZ Kids

Imagine Learning