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VIDEO: How 1:1 iPads are changing how we teach Spanish!

February 3, 2014 by David O'Neil | Posted In: Academics, Connected Learning, High School, Videos
VIDEO: How 1:1 iPads are changing how we teach Spanish!

Watch this short video to see how 1:1 iPads are changing how we teach Spanish! Textbooks, workbooks, handouts, vocabulary exercises, and quizzes:  all these staples of foreign language instruction are now conveniently in one place in every student’s hands on their iPad. The immediate feedback provided by this amazing technology has changed how Mrs. Sarah Bentley… read more »

New Classrooms at Providence!

July 12, 2013 by Admin | Posted In: Academics, Connected Learning, Head of School, High School, Middle School, Student Life
New Classrooms at Providence!

Dear Parents, Students, and Staff, Today, Providence upper campus (grades 7-12) received a facelift in preparation for the official launch of Connected Learning this fall. Providence is an educational leader in the thoughtful combination of pedagogy, technology, and space! Up next, iPads and interactive projectors! You can learn more about Connected Learning at: http://www.providencehallsb.org/academics/connected/ Thanks… read more »

Providence Hall and Santa Barbara Christian School to Merge

June 25, 2013 by Admin | Posted In: Academics, Alumni, Articles, Arts, Athletics, Connected Learning, Did You Know, Events, General Information, Head of School, High School, In the Press, Middle School, Outdoor Education, Student Life
Providence Hall and Santa Barbara Christian School to Merge

Santa Barbara, California—June 26, 2013— Providence Hall and Santa Barbara Christian School announce a merger to become Santa Barbara’s first comprehensive Christian school serving grades K-12. A merger between Providence Hall and Santa Barbara Christian School has been approved by the respective schools’ boards of directors and by the Santa Barbara Christian School Corporation. This… read more »

Online Parent Meeting: iPad Selection Presentation

May 13, 2013 by Admin | Posted In: Connected Learning, General Information, High School
Online Parent Meeting: iPad Selection Presentation

Full Screen: Click the button with four arrows at the bottom-right of the video Submit Your iPad Selection to the School: Online iPad Selection Form

Learning Spanish Tenses with all the Senses

May 1, 2013 by Admin | Posted In: Academics, Connected Learning, Did You Know, High School
Learning Spanish Tenses with all the Senses

Did you know? Attending one of Mrs. Sarah Bentley’s Spanish classes at Providence Hall is as much fun as a Cinco de Mayo fiesta! Her classroom is decked with vividly colored posters, piñatas, and sombreros. Lively class activities incorporate music, videos, food, costumes, and competitive games. Even quizzes and homework are interactive and engaging using… read more »

10 Reasons to Choose Providence Hall!

February 4, 2013 by David O'Neil | Posted In: Academics, Alumni, Arts, Athletics, Connected Learning, Events, General Information, High School, Middle School, Outdoor Education, Student Life, Videos
10 Reasons to Choose Providence Hall!

Only ten? There are so many reasons to choose Providence Hall for top-quality college preparatory education integrating Christian faith and community. Click here to look and listen as our enthusiastic students and faculty share their Top Ten list of reasons they believe Providence Hall provides an education like no other in Santa Barbara. If you… read more »

iPads and the Flipped Classroom: Exploring the Nature of Profit

January 9, 2013 by David O'Neil | Posted In: Academics, Connected Learning, High School
iPads and the Flipped Classroom: Exploring the Nature of Profit

Written by Bruce Rottman, Humanities chair and economics teacher at Providence Hall. Economists describe how the world works, and one aspect of our world that we examine is the nature of “profit.” Typically, teachers introduce profit graphs early in the course, reasoning that graphs, like pictures, are worth a thousand words. Problem is, the graphs… read more »

Exciting News! 1:1 iPad Program will Launch this Fall!

January 3, 2013 by David O'Neil | Posted In: Academics, Connected Learning, Events, Head of School, High School
Exciting News! 1:1 iPad Program will Launch this Fall!

Today, I am pleased to announce that after eighteen months of extensive research, we are officially launching a 1:1 mobile learning initiative. Our new 1:1 iPad program is a major component of the school’s Connected Learning initiative. The launch of this exciting new program is made possible by a generous contribution from the Santa Barbara-based Mosher Foundation. Connected… read more »

Building an Infrastructure for Success!

January 1, 2013 by David O'Neil | Posted In: Connected Learning, High School, Middle School
Building an Infrastructure for Success!

As part of its rollout of Connected Learning, Providence Hall is pleased to announce it will be re-building its campus network utilizing industry standard cloud networking technologies from Meraki. New equipment will be installed on campus over the next 45-60 days. To learn more about Meraki you can visit their website at: http://www.meraki.com. Meraki brings… read more »

Technology Enhancements for the 2012-13 Academic Year.

August 17, 2012 by David O'Neil | Posted In: Academics, Connected Learning, Head of School
Technology Enhancements for the 2012-13 Academic Year.

Dear Providence Hall community, Providence Hall is an educational community that continuously seeks innovative ways to enhance our students’ learning and to increase their joy and satisfaction in the educational process. Each year Providence Hall strives to add value to our academic program, and this summer was without exception. Over the past twelve months we… read more »



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