Whitney Elementary School

BYOD/1:1 Initiation Plan

THE NEED

-Low percentage of proficient readers

-Inequitable access to technology and the internet outside of school

THE GOAL

-Increase student learning, engagement, motivation, and performance

-Provide equitable access

THE PLAN

1. Provide Kindle Fire HD tablet to every student. Each device contains 20 carefully selected apps to support student learning, engagement, focus, creativity, and reading performance.

2. Partner with local library. Install kiosk in school library to provide easy access to e-books.

3. Staff/student education and training in technology use and digital citizenship.

4. Family "Technology Sandbox" sessions: free for all family/household members!

THE COST

-Funding through various sources
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THE FUTURE

21st century learners in a 21st century environment!

WORKING TOGETHER TO BUILD OUR FUTURE