Technology

Tools that Transform Learning

From iPads and laptops to SMART boards and Swivls, technology has significantly impacted the way students learn during the last twenty years. Barstow is a leader in adopting new technologies. Our technology team trains faculty to use new devices and programs in innovative ways — and supports students’ ability to access content, resources and materials effectively.
Barstow was one of the first schools in the region to launch a 1:1 technology in 2003, to build a team of technology integration specialists and to weave these tools into the curriculum so they enrich the learning experience, rather than define it.
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Only at Barstow

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  • Building on Our Technology Foundation

    In the past five years, one of our schoolwide goals has been technology integration and support in every grade and every classroom. Teachers set and achieve yearly technology goals, which prepared them for the rapid learning curve of daily online classes.
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  • Ready for the Rapid Shift to Online Learning

    Barstow is the only metro school offering families a daily choice between in-person and online learning. A student may choose to attend class on campus one day, and stay home the next — or even come to school in the morning and finish the day at home. The right technology tools and support make this level of flexibility possible.
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1:1 Program Requirements

List of 3 frequently asked questions.

  • Lower School

    • Device specifications: school-owned iPad for every student (Aug-May).
    • Cost: $10/month for apps and support.
    • Parent action required by mid-August: accept & electronically sign lower school iPad agreement form.
    • All iPads must be returned to the technology department one week prior to the last day of school.
  • Middle School

    • Device requirements: iPad or iPro Pro, minimum 128GB, recommended AppleCare+ (or minimum third party accidental damage insurance).
    • Costs:
      • iPad $350-$650
      • AppleCare+: $99
      • Barstow technology fee: $10/month for 10 months
    • Parent action required by Aug. 1:
      • Purchase iPad.
      • Contact Help Desk at ipadsetup@barstowschool.org to drop off device for programming after mid-June.
    Email Help Desk
  • Upper School

    • Device requirements: approved PC laptop, MacBook, iPad or Chromebook.
    • Parent action required by mid-August:
      • Purchase approved device.
      • Bring approved device to HelpDesk for:
        • Network set-up.
        • Printer set-up.
        • Projectors set-up.
        • Log in to MyBarstow and email set-up, if necessary.

Our Team

List of 5 members.

  • Photo of Scott Daniel

    Scott Daniel 

    Director of Technology, US Computer Science
    (816) 277-0358
  • Photo of Mark Presko

    Mark Presko 

    Assistant Director of Technology, Network Administrator
    (816) 277-0483
  • Photo of Ron Johnson

    Ron Johnson 

    Technology Manager, Assistant Network Administrator
    (816) 277-0484
  • Photo of Nick Presko

    Nick Presko 

    Technology iPad Manager, Help Desk Associate
    (816) 277-0379
  • Photo of Sarah Holmes

    Sarah Holmes 

    MS & US Science, Director of School Gardens, Technology Integration Specialist
    (816) 277-0366

Technology Coaches

List of 7 members.

  • Photo of Angela Guldin

    Angela Guldin 

    US Social Science, Grade 10 Coordinator & US Dean, US Technology Coach
    (816) 277-0354
  • Photo of Jennifer Padberg

    Jennifer Padberg 

    MS Social Science, Grade 6 Coordinator, MS Technology Coach
    (816) 277-0329
  • Photo of Maegan Lathrop

    Maegan Lathrop 

    LS Grade 3 Coordinator, Lead LS Technology Coach
    (816) 277-0403
  • Photo of Asha Molina

    Asha Molina 

    LS Grade 3, LS Technology Coach
    (816) 277-0369
  • Photo of Brooke Thompson

    Brooke Thompson 

    LS Grade 1, LS Technology Coach, US Varsity Girls Volleyball Assistant Coach
    (816) 277-0436
  • Photo of Annie  Fairchild

    Annie  Fairchild 

    LS Kindergarten, LS Technology Coach
    (816) 277-0315
  • Photo of Minka Rudman

    Minka Rudman 

    LS Preschool Lead Teacher, Early Childhood Coordinator, LS Technology Coach
    (816) 277-0382