Gahanna-Jefferson Schools

Chromebook Handbook

Table of Contents

  1.  GENERAL INFORMATION……………………………………………….3
  1. Chromebook Check-Ins/Returns
  2. Damage/Loss/Theft/Returns 

      2.  TAKING CARE OF YOUR CHROMEBOOK………………………….….4

  1. General Precautions
  2. Carrying the Chromebook
  3. Screen Care
  4. Security Reminders

     3.  USING YOUR CHROMEBOOK AT SCHOOL AND HOME………..…...4

  1. Chromebooks Left at Home
  2. Chromebooks Undergoing Repair
  3. Charging Your Chromebook’s Battery
  4. Background photos/themes/pictures
  5. Sound/Apps
  6. Printing
  7. Webcams
  8. Home Access
  9. Issues with your Chromebook
  10. Updates/Virus Protection

      4. TECHNOLOGY PROTECTION PLAN…………………………...…….….8


Purpose Statement

Gahanna-Jefferson Schools recognizes the prominent role technology plays in our world and community. Access to technology is a must in this day and age to help provide a flexible learning environment to foster the development of creators, innovators, and problem solvers in an ever-changing world.

 GENERAL INFORMATION

 

Chromebook Check-in/Returns:

Damage/Loss/Theft/Returns:

2.  TAKING CARE OF YOUR CHROMEBOOK

Students are responsible for the general care of the Chromebook issued by the school.  Chromebooks that are broken or fail to work properly must be reported to their teacher as soon as possible.

General Precautions:

Carrying the Chromebook:

Screen Care:

Security Reminders:

3.  USING YOUR CHROMEBOOK AT SCHOOL AND HOME

Chromebooks are intended for use at school each day, however there may be days that they are used more than others.  Students should bring their Chromebooks, fully charged, each day unless instructed by their teachers or building principal not to do so.  Students in Grade 2-5 will NOT be taking their Chromebooks home.  They will be assigned a Chromebook for use at school.  The Chromebook is the property of the school, and the school has the right to search the Chromebook at any time.

Chromebooks Left at Home:

Chromebooks Undergoing Repair:

Charging Your Chromebook’s Battery:

Background photos/themes/pictures:

Sound/Apps:

Printing:

Webcams:

Home Access:

Issues with your Chromebook:

Updates/Virus Protection:

4.  TECHNOLOGY PROTECTION PLAN

Gahanna-Jefferson Schools will be offering an optional Technology Protection Plan to parents/guardians to choose if they’d like to participate in.  This Plan covers any type of device malfunction and also covers accidental damage for up to 2 incidents per school year.  This Plan does NOT cover malicious, non-accidental damage, or loss.  The Technology Department and the building principals will determine if the damage is accidental or malicious.  Theft will be covered with an appropriate police report if the police and Gahanna-Jefferson Schools can not recover the device.  The following charts will help explain this:

Annual Coverage:  $35/school year

1st and 2nd Accidental Damage Incidents

3rd or more Damage Incidents

Replacing screen:  $0

Replacing screen:  C740-$40, C731T-$100  (touch Screen)

Replacing keyboard/touchpad: $0

Replacing keyboard/touchpad:  $60

Replacement Power Adapter: $20

Replacement Power Adapter: $20

Total Chromebook replacement:  $0

Total Chromebook replacement:  $225

Replacing sleeve:  $10

Replacing sleeve:  $10

Other parts not listed:  $0

Other parts not listed:  Cost of part

Malicious Damage (non-accidental)

Replacing screen:  C740-$40, C731T-$100 (touch Screen)

Replacing keyboard/touchpad:  $60

Replacement Power Adapter: $20

Total Chromebook replacement:  $225

Replacing sleeve:  $10

Other parts not listed:  Cost of part

The Gahanna-Jefferson Technology Protection Plan can be found here:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-1vQX8YCXHQvmYS33HIlWhEoptwGV5BeJ20U2-1cAFuqaupn0s-QjcvSQRIDAi_xwlE4XiVNROLaSrQau/pub

Disclaimer:  Some ideas, formatting, and wording were used from the following districts with a 1:1 initiative:  Collingswood Public Schools, Bow School District, Exeter Township School District, Hilliard School District, Sunbury Public Schools, and Jefferson Local Schools.