-Students are assigned a laptop that provides wireless access to the Internet and campus network resources along with software, ongoing training, laptop support and maintenance. The laptop assigned to each student is the property of St. Paul School The laptop is for the student’s use during the school year. Students in Grades 6-8 use the laptop 24/7 and are expected to bring it to school each day (fully charged) and use it for homework.
-Seventh and eighth grade students will begin using their laptops in class the very first day of school if they have attended and completed the Laptop Orientation classes. Those who have completed the orientation we also be allowed to take them for home use as well. Each student is personally responsible for the care and use of the laptop issued to them. The laptop must be returned by summer vacation for upgrades and maintenance.
-The primary item needed at home is a connection to an Internet Service Provider. A high-speed cable or DSL connection is highly suggested.
St. Paul School does not condone inappropriate use of technology, nor use of technology for illegal activity and you will receive disciplinary consequences. The Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) provides guidelines for all technology users at St. Paul School. The AUP can be submitted online at http://goo.gl/6ouFam. (The AUP is also included in the St. Paul School Student/Parent Handbook.) This policy MUST be submitted for all parents and students in order for the students to be allowed to use the school resources..
Students will:- use laptop every day in your academic course of study: - e-mail: ---- Check your GoogleApps Mailbox daily during the school year. ---- Read your e-mail daily and respond if necessary within 24 hours. - for taking notes, - completing homework, - Internet research ----- Access course content and resources; ----- Organize course content on laptops; ----- View assessment calendars; ----- Organize concepts with graphic organizers; ----- Communicate; ----- Collaborate; ----- Solve problems; ----- Engage in Digital Citizenship; ----- Create authentic products to demonstrate knowledge and understanding. ----- Submit work to teachers in electronic format by sharing documents, or by sending them via email as attachments;