Elevating Education with Acer: A Success Story at Metsäkylä Comprehensive School

Elevating education is easy thanks to Acer Chromebooks — such as the Acer Chromebook Spin 512 —  witness its transformative impact on education!  Explore the insights from teachers and students at Metsäkylä Comprehensive School as they embraced the intuitive interface, collaborative tools, and enriched interactive experience provided by Acer Chromebooks.

Introduction of Metsäkylä Comprehensive School 

Located in the town of Ylöjärvi in Finland, Metsäkylä Comprehensive School is renowned for its wide-ranging curriculum, extensive range of courses and excellent teaching staff.  Metsäkylä unlocks the full potential of its students in a supportive learning environment that’s complemented by state-of-the-art facilities.

At Metsäkylä Comprehensive School, they understand the importance of equipping the students with the necessary tools for success in today’s digital age. That’s why they have embraced Acer’s innovative technology, particularly the Acer Chromebook Spin 512. These devices have become an integral part of their everyday school life, transforming the way they teach and learn. 

Acer Chromebook Spin 512 and protective sleeves 

The benefits of implementing Acer products as part of Metsäkylä Comprehensive School’s device program have been tremendous. Partnering with Acer enabled the school to provide students with durable and dependable devices capable of withstanding the demands of everyday use.  As an added safeguard, protective sleeves were included in the package, offering peace of mind to teachers, staff, students, and parents by ensuring that the Acer Chromebooks remain in impeccable condition, both inside and outside the classroom.

Nurture creativity and unlock the full potential of the students in every classroom 

Let’s take a closer look at how Acer devices are enhancing the learning experience at Metsäkylä Comprehensive School:  

Textile Class

The Acer Chromebook Spin 512 is an indispensable tool for reporting and self-assessment in textile class. The stylus functionality and easy device setup allow students to effortlessly incorporate digital elements into creative projects. These devices ignite students’ creativity while empowering them to explore diverse design applications, resulting in a more enriching learning experience.

Coding Class

The new Acer Chromebook Spin 512 devices open students to a new world of possibilities. With unrivaled flexibility and a convenient stylus, the Acer Chromebook Spin 512 helps students develop essential digital skills through coding and various design applications while empowering them to unleash the creativity needed to bring their visions to life.

Drawing and Visual Arts Class

The drawing and visual arts classes have witnessed a remarkable transformation with the integration of Acer devices. The touchscreen functionality and stylus support allow students to engage in digital drawing and illustration, expanding their artistic abilities. Chromebook Spin 512’s versatile dual cameras let tomorrow’s designers and visual artists capture references and explore new perspectives effortlessly.

Math Class

The stylus functionality of the Acer Chromebook Spin 512 revolutionizes the way students learn and interact with mathematics.  Swift digitalization of mathematical equations eliminates the need for complicated formula editors. Students simply write and solve equations with the stylus, making math more accessible and engaging.

The success of Acer’s products at Metsäkylä Comprehensive School is best captured through the voices of those directly involved: 

“Teaching with the Acer Chromebook Spin 512 ensures that I can effectively follow the syllabus and deliver comprehensive lessons. The devices also facilitate collaboration among colleagues, allowing for seamless integration of technology in various subjects. In crafts, for example, students can plan and design tasks using Google Classroom, fostering a creative and interactive learning environment. Additionally, the review tool in Google Classroom has streamlined my assessment process, making it more integrated and comprehensive.” – says Tanja Pekkanen, Crafts teacher.

“The Acer Chromebook Spin 512 is amazing! It combines all the features we need into one device – two cameras, a stylus, and the functionality of a computer and a pad. The Spin feature is so handy, allowing us to switch between laptop and tablet modes effortlessly. It’s intuitive to use, and the stylus makes drawing and note-taking a breeze.” – state students and young entrepreneurs from Metsäkylä Comprehensive School.  

“Our collaboration with Acer has been exceptional. The durability and ruggedness of the devices, combined with their user-friendly nature, have met and exceeded our expectations. The close relationship with Acer and the dedicated customer service have ensured a smooth and fruitful partnership. The protective sleeves have proven to be an excellent solution, offering added safety and preventing damage to the devices. We value the proactive approach of Acer in understanding our needs and providing tailored solutions.” – confirms Jari Halonen, ICT and Tutor Teacher.

Focusing on the needs and requirements of the customers is the key

Acer values its collaboration with institutions like the Metsäkylä Comprehensive School.  Close partnerships give us valuable insight into the ongoing challenges of the education sector and help us dedicate ourselves to providing innovative solutions in the form of exceptional products and services that address the unique needs and requirements of our customers.  For instance, it was the Metsäkylä School itself that came up with the idea of including protective sleeves.  Once the need was identified, Acer replaced students’ former sleeves with a more comprehensive and protective solution.

The success story of Metsäkylä Comprehensive School exemplifies the transformative power of Acer’s technology in education. Implementing Acer Chromebook Spin 512 has revolutionized the learning experience, empowering students and teachers alike. With the support of Acer’s devices and services, Metsäkylä Comprehensive School has embraced a future-focused approach to education, equipping students with the necessary skills to thrive in a rapidly evolving digital world. 

Together, Acer and Metsäkylä Comprehensive School stand as beacons of progress, championing the integration of technology into education and shaping the future of learning. As we continue our collaboration, we remain committed to providing innovative solutions that enhance education and enable students to unlock their full potential. 

Success Story Key Info  

School name: Metsäkylä Comprehensive school, Metsäkyläntie 32, 39160 Julkujärvi, Finland
Acer devices: Acer Chromebook Spin 512, Protective Sleeves
Partner contact: Atea

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