South Australia’s Prince Alfred College has purchased 35 Samsung ATIV Smart PC Pro devices, alongside a 65-inch interactive e-board for its Early Learning Centre.
The College’s Early Learning Centre has five classrooms catering for up to 140 children aged two to four years. Each classroom now contains at least four of the Review: Samsung ATIV Smart PC Pro.
As the Centre expands to eight classrooms this year, additional devices will be purchased, although the amount has not been disclosed.
According to a statement for Samsung, the hybrid tablets will be used to enhance collaboration between teachers and students through a multi-media learning experience.
The Centre will complement application-based eLearning for the children through the use of the 65-inch e-board with interactive touch screen and software. The device will be mounted on a height-adjustable stand.
“By introducing apps-based learning to our youngest students in the Early Learning Centre we recognise that technology can have a great effect on educational outcomes with boys and girls,” Prince Alfred College teaching and learning director, Kelvin Sparks, said.
Prince Alfred College will also be purchasing a further 35 ATIV Smart PC Pros to be deployed throughout the Preparatory School with pods being allocated to every year level from reception to six.
Samsung did not reveal the value of the customer contract.