Parents of fifth-graders recently learned about methods their children can use for the school district’s pilot bring-your-own-device program, which is to start in January.
“It is so critical we teach the necessary technological skills to our students that will prepare them for the demands of the workforce upon completion of high school and college,” concurred Top of the World principal Michael Conlon.
Students have three BYOD options: bring a device from home, lease a district Chromebook or check out a classroom Chromebook daily. A survey will be sent to parents in mid-November to select the option most appropriate for their children. Additional BYOD information is available at www.tinyurl.com/elementary-byod.Firebrand Media LLC wants comments that advance the discussion, and we need your help to accomplish this mission. Debate and disagreement are welcomed on our platforms but do it with respect. We won't censor comments we disagree with. Viewpoints from across the political spectrum are welcome here. While everyone is entitled to their opinion, our community is not obliged to host all comments shared on its website or social media pages, including:
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