Technology Mission and Goals

Technology Mission

West Lyon Community School’s technology mission is to create a student population who will ethically utilize technology to:

  • solve problems.

  • think critically and independently.

  • collaborate and communicate purposefully.

  • take ownership of learning.

The school will provide support for professional development to improve teachers’ knowledge and skills in implementing technology throughout a curriculum that integrates Iowa Core and 21st Century Skills.

Students, teachers, administrators, school board, and community members will work together to ensure that technology use enhances the development of students to be global citizens who are college and career ready.

Technology Goals

It is our goal that Technology Integration at West Lyon will:

  1. ENHANCE learning

  2. REDEFINE the education process

  3. Be ENGAGING for students

  4. ENABLE students to be

    * Creators of content

    * Collaborators

    * Communicators

    * Critical Thinkers

Technology Staff
Current MakerSpace Needs


  1. Batteries (any size)
  2. LEDs


  1. Sandpaper


  1. Screws
  2. Nails
  3. Zip Ties (assortment)
  4. Binder Clips (varying sizes)


  1. Wood glue
  2. White glue
  3. Hot glue sticks
  4. Spray adhesive


  1. Scraps


  1. Thread
  2. Felt
  3. Fabric
  4. Snaps


  1. Packing tape
  2. Paper Kraft tape 2"
  3. Electrical tape
  4. Duct tape
  5. Masking tape
  6. Scotch tape
  7. Blue painter's tape


  1. Lubricant
  2. Popsicle sticks
  3. Disposable cups
  4. Toothpicks
  5. Pipe Cleaners
  6. Legos
  7. Old SmartPhones, with chargers

Storage Tools

  1. Labels
  2. Containers
  3. Totes (10 gal. and smaller)