Jason George, Upper School History & Academic Dean

"We talk about bold voices, and I think the girls are really able to develop those, but they’re also able to be critical consumers of information, which is equally important."

How has the one-to-one laptop program influenced the way that you use technology in your classroom?
 
The biggest change is the ease of access to information that the students have. They can be much more independent and look things up on their own. For example, if we’re talking about a historical event, I might ask them to go to a contemporary news source and look up an article about the event, or they might research a particular historical period so that they can do comparisons, or they might look at primary source documents.
 
What do you think is the most valuable aspect of Bryn Mawr education?
 
I think it is the degree to which it empowers students to ask a lot of questions, and not just to take things at face value. We talk about bold voices, and I think the girls are really able to develop those, but they’re also able to be critical consumers of information, which is equally important.
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Located in Baltimore, Maryland, The Bryn Mawr School is a private all-girls kindergarten, elementary, middle and high school with a coed preschool for ages 2 months through 5 years. Bryn Mawr provides students with exceptional educational opportunities on a beautiful 26-acre campus within the city limits. Inquisitive girls, excellent teaching, strong student-teacher relationships and a clear mission sustain our vibrant school community where girls always come first.