Here, you can find out information about this exciting, innovative program and view important documents about the program. You also can view the Laker iPad program orientation video shown during the Aug. 28, 2013 open house. Check back to this page for updates.
Laker 1:1 iPad program - Year One
This video takes a look at what was learned during the first year of the program and what's to come in the second year and beyond. Lakers is forging ahead with some new initiatives that will make the iPad program even better. Thank you for watching.
Important documents for 1 to 1 iPad program
The documents with asterisks in front are those that need to be signed and returned to the Laker Secondary School office.
Acceptable use policy - this is a document that outlines the policy for using school-provided hardware and software. This is for parents/students to read only.
**Acceptable use agreement - this is a document that specifies what parents/students agree to when using school-provided hardware/software, both at school and at home. This form NEEDS TO BE REVIEWED AND SIGNED by EACH STUDENT AND THE STUDENT'S PARENT/GUARDIAN and returned to the Laker Secondary School office.
**Opt-in/Opt out - this is a document that specifies whether a student will: A) Take home a school-provided iPad each day (opt in), or B) Will check in/out the iPad each day and leave the iPad at school, thereby NOT taking the iPad home (opt out), or C) Will bring his/her own iPad to school each day (BYOD), thereby agreeing to the BYOD policy (listed below). This Opt-in/Opt out document NEEDS TO BE REVIEWED AND SIGNED BY THE PARENT/GUARDIAN of each student and returned to the Laker Secondary School office.
BYOD - This document outlines the policy for those students who opt to bring their own iPad to school for the 1 to 1 iPad program (NOTE: iPads are the only tablet device accepted for the 1 to 1 program). This document is for students/parents to read only and does not need to be signed.
This is the video that was shown during the Laker open houses Aug. 28, 2013. The video shows how Lakers used iPads during its 2012-13 pilot program, how it plans to use iPads in the 2013-14 school year and beyond, as well as how other schools have used iPads. The video explains why technology, such as iPads, is so important in today's classrooms and looks back at how far classroom technology has come over the years. Enjoy!
Did You Know?
If you wonder why today's classrooms incorporate so much technology, such as iPads, this eye-opening informational video answers that question. This presentation is one of many adaptations of the original presentation by Karl Fisch, Arapahoe High School, Centennial, CO. "Did You Know?" is currently licensed to Fisch, David S. Rose, Scott McLeod, and XPLANE under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share-Alike license. In other words, it can be adapted and used freely, providing proper credit has been given. This version has been modified by Laker School District administrators, Brian Keim and Scott Miklovic, for educational purposes only.
Contact Info: Scott Miklovic - Director of Technology 989-453-4600 ext 506 firstname.lastname@example.org Ryan Rowley - IT Technician 989-453-4600 ext 508 email@example.com