As you enter sixth grade, be prepared to complete more assignments requiring the use of technology. We try to incorporate as much technology into the curriculum as possible in order to meet the middle school technology standards. Students are tested on these skills for the first time in eigth grade. Every student will have access to a laptop and will be expected to use it in a professional manner throughout the year. Every family must read and sign the Lackland ISD Technology Acceptable Use Agreement.
iViSiON iPad Initiative information and forms are located at the LISD Parent Portal.
BrainPOP offers animated curriculum-based videos that engage students and include activities and quizzes to test student comprehension. BrainPOP quizzes will often be assigned as homework. Students are expected to watch the assigned video, take the online quiz, and email (or print) the quiz results to the correct teacher.
Atomic Learning offers tutorials on a variety of useful applications.
Spelling City is a website that teachers input key vocabulary and spelling lists into and allows students to practice their words through worksheets and 12 online games.