Leysin American School in Switzerland - Learning facilities
Another important asset of Leysin learning Switzerland Boarding School facilities is that it offers up-to-date academic materials within a traditional Swiss environment. One of the most significant achievements of our school is successful IT integration into the teachers’ methodologies, students’ active learning process, parents’ information and alumni’s connection. We consider that comprehensive IT literacy is an advantage nowadays. We encourage to use computer for academic pursuits and to communicate with distant friends and family. Nevertheless, computer usage is neither acceptable after lights out nor tolerated for non-academic work (videos, video gaming, chatting etc. ) during class time.
PowerSchool IT project: is information recourses mainframe that keeps track of student grading, attendance, and schedules. PowerSchool integrates each children academic data into one easily accessible package for teachers, parents and students. Every student is provided with a personal access code, and every parent receives his or her own secure access to PowerSchool. Family can check daily attendance, constantly updated grades, and teacher comments regarding each child, through web access. Parents can receive regular email updates and contact teachers directly through PowerSchool. Furthermore, the Daily Bulletin is published through this web access. Leysin Boarding School has created conditions for parents to monitor their son or daughter’s disciplinary log, frequency, reason for Health Center visits, review personal and tuition accounts, and travel data. Also, parents can update family profile information, to assure correct delivery of school mailings, to read monthly summaries of their child’s activities and much more.
Our library is the component of modern infrastructure in School. Do you need a book of Hercules myth or the mysterious pyramids of Egypt? How about a biography of Nelson Mandela or a book on the Berlin Wall? Do you need a copy of Einstein physics? Students can use the computerized library data-base by clicking on catalogs and find the book or article of preference. Librarian's Recommended Reading List is also included. The library has 14'000 volumes in the subjects of Art, English, French and German literature, History, Philosophy, Religion, Sociology, Science and lots of reference. The Alpine learning Switzerland Boarding School facilities include 1'600 videos and DVDs of a wide range of subjects. Today’s technology world enables us for faster communication and wider information resources than ever. Leysin Switzerland Boarding School takes advantage of IT development by making it beneficial for students, teachers and families.
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