Technology is a powerful instructional medium and an important part of every student’s education. At Grier, students use technology to supplement instruction from teachers and to explore new areas of information. By encouraging independent use, we help develop the attitude that technology is a tool for learning available to all students and under their control. As students learn to use technology, they gain confidence in their ability to think and to learn, a primary goal of education.
Every student is required to bring her own laptop and use it through her education at Grier via a Virtual Desktop program that provides access to required educational software. Because students and teachers use technology in their everyday learning, Grier provides high-quality classroom technology equipment and campus-wide high-speed internet access over a wireless and hard-wired network. The Technology Department aims to incorporate technology skills into many courses at all grade levels, while also offering technology-specific courses, such as Computer Science I, AP Computer Science Principles, and 3D Design and Printing.
Grier offers on-site IT Support to students Monday-Friday from 7:30am-3:30pm.