• Henry County Schools

     Technology for Students

     
    Key points are listed below.
     

    3rd through 12th Grade:

    ·        All students in grades 3rd – 12th will receive a Chromebook for educational purposes.

    ·        It is a touch screen with built-in speakers, USB ports, HDMI and a SD/multi-card slot.   This device primarily operates while connected to the Internet, with most applications and documents living in the cloud. The cloud refers to software and services that run on the Internet instead of a computer. The HP Google Chromebook 11G5 allows users offline ability to access, edit, and save items on Google Drive.  All devices come with preloaded educational applications, resources, and security features managed by the district through the Google Console.

    ·        This laptop device that runs the Google Chrome OS.  It is a touch screen with built-in speakers, USB ports, HDMI and a SD/multi-card slot.   This device primarily operates while connected to the Internet, with most applications and documents living in the cloud. The cloud refers to software and services that run on the Internet instead of a computer. The HP Google Chromebook 11G5 allows users offline ability to access, edit, and save items on Google Drive.  All devices come with preloaded educational applications, resources, and security features managed by the district through the Google Console.

     

    Kindergarten through 2nd Grade:

    ·        Classrooms teachers in grades K – 2nd will have a set of 30 iPads. 

    ·        All academic content areas will have a class set of the latest iPad.  Each set will come with a locking cart and each iPad will have a protective case.  K-2 students will have access to iPads in their academic subject areas.  They will not take these devices home.

    • During remote learning, all K-2nd grade students will be issued an IPAD to use at home. 
     
       

    Common Sense Media Digital Citizenship Curriculum (All students K – 12)

    ·        Access the nation's leading digital citizenship curriculum from Common Sense Education combined with interactive activities, assessments, and real-time feedback from Nearpod.

    ·        Common Sense Education’s Digital Citizenship Curriculum empowers students to think critically, behave safely, and participate responsibly in our digital world. These 21st-century skills are essential for students to harness the full potential of technology for learning.

    All students will have exposure to the CSM – Digital Citizenship Curriculum throughout the school year.  Also, students must sign the digital citizenship pledge prior to receiving his/her device.