Salem R-80, the school district is on its way to adopt the latest technology. McCollah the superintendent of Salem R-80 has decided to provide Chromebook to every student of the school in grades six and nine. The superintendent wants his district students to acquire the latest technical knowledge and conduct real-world activities and projects. Students can use Chromebooks for educational purposes only and will carry it every day to Google Classrooms. So, if you are from the same school district, it is a time to rejoice!
The laptops provided will have educational apps pre-installed. Now teachers can share assignments with their students and post any important announcements and attach resources.
You will be amazed to know what you can do on Chromebooks. Access Doc Files and Spreadsheets, develop and draw images and prepare presentations. You can watch cool videos as well.
District School Policy for Chromebook Usage
The Board Policy manual is responsible for the laptops. You will have to purchase the laptop from them costing around $250 each. You will adhere to a set of rules and the policies set by the board. Students violating the rules can have their laptops confiscated. So, you are thinking what will happen if your laptop does not work. No need to worry, the district has an answer to this question as well. If any parts of the Chromebook gets damaged you will have to compensate for the loss. You can avail insurance for your Chromebooks and will cost us around $25.Please note the last date for the insurance is September 1. Chromebooks come with one year warranty covers defects in materials and workmanship. However, keep in mind that the warranty does not cover physical damages like accidents, abuse or any kind of misuse.
So, if you face any problems with your Chromebook, take it to the Tech Center of the School Library and they will fix the issues right away or to any good and reputed data recovery centre.
Board Policy Manual on Using Chromebook
Wait! The district has more to offer. You can now take your Chromebook off campus as well. However, the students who are in Kindergarten or studies in 1st, 2nd, 3rd, the 4th and 5th grade will have to the keep their laptops in school premises during holidays.
The district has made a three-year phase-in plan. First, register yourself and get approval from parents. Those currently in Grades 1, 2, 5, 6 and 9 will get their laptops this year, while those are in grade 3, 7, 10 and 12 will receive theirs moving ahead. Those currently in kindergarten, or Grade 4,8 and 11 will get theirs in 2019. Each Chromebook comes with a serial number. Districts will share the serial number with the student ensuring both parties have all the necessary details about the devices.