iPad is quickly proving to be highly beneficial to education, and it is
only going to increase in its usefulness. At a cost that is
considerably less than a laptop, it offers both students and faculty
access to engaging presentation tools, video creation and editing tools
and many content specific apps. As textbooks evolve from the printed
page to the digital screen, the iPad affords students more content in
their digital textbooks as well as the capability to annotate and
highlight text. Our workflow management system, eBackpack, allows
students to access assignments, complete them on the iPad, and submit
assignments for grading.
new to the district will check out an iPad at the "Recharge Zone"
located in the district Media Center. Students can also elect to bring
their own device. The device must be an Apple iPad 2 or higher, capable
of running on iOS 7 or later. Our intent is that by specifying the
device we can better ensure accessibility to the activities and
assignments that teachers will offer. We stongly urge parents and
students to view the information about the program located on the
"Parent/School Partnership" page. Your child's sucess in using the iPad
for educational purposes is dependent on this partnership.
"Recharge Zone" is open from 7:15-8:00 AM, 10:55-11:35 AM, and from
3:15- 4:00 PM. Students and parents will sign the Responsible Use Guidelines and iPad Loan/Damage
and Loss Agreement, or the Bring Your Own Device Agreement. The forms are to be returned to the campus office.
Parents can make an appointment to meet with technology staff if they have