Year 7 2013 BYOiPadSt Luke’s Grammar School    Year 7 Parent Information Evening           15 November, 2012
PRIMARY OBJECTIVE:• Significantly reduce weight of textbook load
SECONDARY OBJECTIVES• Used as a toolset by teachers to assist in    differentiating the curriculum•     Majority of studen...
What will it look like?• Families will provide their Year 7 students  with an iPad for use at School• Students will load t...
2013 Year 7 BYOiPad at       St Luke’s• We are not alone: many other schools in  Sydney, across Australia and the world ar...
Why iPad?
Why the iPad?• excellent as an eReader• largest market share• most developed “ecosystem,” stable OS• largest uptake in Sch...
Procurement• For 2013, ANY iPad will do for the program• Source is Family’s choice• But, St Luke’s can help with this thro...
iPad Pricing• iPad 2 still available from $429• “The new iPad” 16GB WiFi from $539• An appropriate protective case should ...
Textbook Procurement• Science, Geography Indonesian, French,  Maths & English: Campion • http://campion.com.au• Art, PDHPE...
Costings: student texts           (Savings = $337.22, or 62%)
Costings: Apps
Expectations of         Students• Open and manage their own iTunes  account• Come to school with a charged battery• Have a...
Expectations of Parents• Support the program• supervise appropriate use at home• decide how to help manage student’s  iTun...
Expectations of          Teachers• Support the program• Invest time in building fluency in iOS to  support teaching & lear...
2012 BYOiPad Parent Information Evening 2
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St Luke's Director of ICT Jason Arruzza presented this slide show to incoming parents of 2013 Year 7 students about updates to the BYOiPad program.

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2012 BYOiPad Parent Information Evening 2

  1. 1. Year 7 2013 BYOiPadSt Luke’s Grammar School Year 7 Parent Information Evening 15 November, 2012
  2. 2. PRIMARY OBJECTIVE:• Significantly reduce weight of textbook load
  3. 3. SECONDARY OBJECTIVES• Used as a toolset by teachers to assist in differentiating the curriculum• Majority of students and teachers will increase fluency of ‘working well digitally’: • use Internet for research and school tasks appropriately; • Take notes in and out of class; • Capture, edit & share images, sound and video; • Draw/sketch/create artworks; • Find, collect and analyse data; • Stay organised!
  4. 4. What will it look like?• Families will provide their Year 7 students with an iPad for use at School• Students will load their prescribed textbooks onto iPads• School-provided FAST WiFi Internet access
  5. 5. 2013 Year 7 BYOiPad at St Luke’s• We are not alone: many other schools in Sydney, across Australia and the world are starting similar programs• A two-year program over 2013 & 2014• Vision: “Fully” BYOT 7-12 in 2015
  6. 6. Why iPad?
  7. 7. Why the iPad?• excellent as an eReader• largest market share• most developed “ecosystem,” stable OS• largest uptake in Schools• robust, well-engineered device• weighs ~600 grams• exceptional battery life• “instant on”
  8. 8. Procurement• For 2013, ANY iPad will do for the program• Source is Family’s choice• But, St Luke’s can help with this through CompNow • http://order.compnow.com.au
  9. 9. iPad Pricing• iPad 2 still available from $429• “The new iPad” 16GB WiFi from $539• An appropriate protective case should cost $40-$60 depending on model• iPad 1’s are acceptable for 2013 (depending on condition of battery)
  10. 10. Textbook Procurement• Science, Geography Indonesian, French, Maths & English: Campion • http://campion.com.au• Art, PDHPE & History: Download from School
  11. 11. Costings: student texts (Savings = $337.22, or 62%)
  12. 12. Costings: Apps
  13. 13. Expectations of Students• Open and manage their own iTunes account• Come to school with a charged battery• Have all prescribed texts and apps loaded
  14. 14. Expectations of Parents• Support the program• supervise appropriate use at home• decide how to help manage student’s iTunes accounts/purchases
  15. 15. Expectations of Teachers• Support the program• Invest time in building fluency in iOS to support teaching & learning• Learn along with students about new new ways of working well digitally

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