Beginning with the 2017-18 school year, each student in 4th and 5th grade may bring in their own or will be provided a school-issued iPad. Below is the information given to parents to address technology for 4th-5th grade students.
Topics discussed included:
The rationale for placing iPads in the hands of 4th and 5th grade students
Providing a relevant and engaging 21st century educational experience for students
The benefits of a 1:1 learning environment and the impact on instruction and student learning
Plans for distributing iPads to students and the role parents will have in this process
Lessons to promote digital citizenship and responsible use of technology
Examples of iPad pilot success in elementary classrooms