Technology Now Required in Fifth-Grade Classes

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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.

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