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Norcross High School 
Bring Your Own Device 
Training for Students 
Student wireless access is here!
What is BYOD? 
● Access to the Internet at school. 
● BYOD awards the same set of 
permissions as if you are on a school 
...
Access 
● By logging into the network, students 
confirm they accept the terms and conditions 
of the GCPS RUP (Responsibl...
Theft, Loss or Damage 
● The owner is responsible for ensuring that 
the device is safe and secure. 
● GCPS is not respons...
Texting Fees 
● GCPS is not responsible for any fees 
associated with using any personal 
technology devices. 
● If a stud...
Frequently 
Asked 
Questions
How do I log in to the BYOD 
network? 
Use the same login/password you use for a school 
computer and MYeClass! 
(If you H...
● While on your 
wireless device, go 
to your connections 
and choose the 
“Student” 
connection. Then 
you will be 
promp...
What can I use my device for? 
Yes No 
Class Projects and Assignments 
Research 
Online textbooks 
The student portal – co...
The Student Portal and BYOD 
Remember: Your username and password for the portal = your username and password 
for a schoo...
Will I be able to charge my device 
at school? 
NO 
Presently, no facilities are dedicated to 
charging personal devices, ...
What do I do if my device is 
damaged or stolen? 
● Even though you are TOTALLY responsible 
for keeping your personal dev...
I have a data plan from an outside 
provider on my device that allows 
Internet access without the GCPS 
network. Is this ...
What if I can’t get my device 
working on BYOD? 
● GCPS employees are not permitted to 
touch student devices and are not ...
When Can I Use My Device? 
● Remember devices can only be used for educational 
purposes. 
● You may use your device when ...
Some Helpful 
Tips
ALWAYS be mindful of your device at all 
times. Do not walk away and leave it on a 
desk or visible when not in use. You a...
Charge your device 
before coming to 
school. You will not 
be allowed to use 
the wall outlets in 
school for charging.
Keep your phone in airplane 
mode when you are not 
using it to preserve your 
battery life.
Understand how to work your device before 
coming to school and using it in class! 
Remember, teachers and staff cannot he...
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Training for Students: BYOD fall 2014

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BYOD Fall 2014

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Training for Students: BYOD fall 2014

  1. 1. Norcross High School Bring Your Own Device Training for Students Student wireless access is here!
  2. 2. What is BYOD? ● Access to the Internet at school. ● BYOD awards the same set of permissions as if you are on a school computer. ● Internet usage on the BYOD network is still monitored, as it is on a regular school computer. #It’sFinallyHere
  3. 3. Access ● By logging into the network, students confirm they accept the terms and conditions of the GCPS RUP (Responsible Use Policy). ● Users agree to uphold the contents of the RUP as well as the Student Code of Conduct on their own student-owned devices while on school property. *Failure to follow conduct code will result in restricted access ● GCPS will filter all content for users connected to the GCPS network at school.
  4. 4. Theft, Loss or Damage ● The owner is responsible for ensuring that the device is safe and secure. ● GCPS is not responsible for any maintenance, damage, theft, usage or usage charges, or loss of this non-school-district equipment. #YouAreInCharge
  5. 5. Texting Fees ● GCPS is not responsible for any fees associated with using any personal technology devices. ● If a student chooses to use other functions or features on his or her device, standard fees may be billed by the student’s provider.
  6. 6. Frequently Asked Questions
  7. 7. How do I log in to the BYOD network? Use the same login/password you use for a school computer and MYeClass! (If you HAVE NOT reset your password this school year (either on MYeClass or school computer), then you must do this before accessing wireless.) Once you are authenticated, you will receive filtered access to the Internet under RUP guidelines.
  8. 8. ● While on your wireless device, go to your connections and choose the “Student” connection. Then you will be prompted to enter your school login code and password. Use your network login.
  9. 9. What can I use my device for? Yes No Class Projects and Assignments Research Online textbooks The student portal – course pages, online research library, grades, etc. Teacher led assessments … and more! Access will be filtered, so if a site is blocked on a school computer, it will be blocked on the wireless network.
  10. 10. The Student Portal and BYOD Remember: Your username and password for the portal = your username and password for a school computer. In the student portal, you can find: -Teacher course pages -Assignments -Study Guides -Calendar dates -Dropbox tool -Discussion tool -Online textbooks -Your GRADES -Online Research Library -Other useful tools (Classworks, Atlas, etc.)
  11. 11. Will I be able to charge my device at school? NO Presently, no facilities are dedicated to charging personal devices, with a limited number of outlets available in any given space. Students should make it a point to charge their technology prior to coming to school each day.
  12. 12. What do I do if my device is damaged or stolen? ● Even though you are TOTALLY responsible for keeping your personal device safe and secure, any time there is theft or damage, you should notify your teacher or the administration. GCPS is not liable or responsible for any theft, damage, or loss of any non-district device or the information on any such device.
  13. 13. I have a data plan from an outside provider on my device that allows Internet access without the GCPS network. Is this allowable? NO ● BYOD is the ONLY allowable network on personal devices. Students should not access the Internet through any cellular data provider while on school premises.
  14. 14. What if I can’t get my device working on BYOD? ● GCPS employees are not permitted to touch student devices and are not trained to troubleshoot the many types of personal devices that students may bring. ● Refer to your owner’s manual, the internet, or a peer with the same device to help you troubleshoot. #YouAreOnYourOwn
  15. 15. When Can I Use My Device? ● Remember devices can only be used for educational purposes. ● You may use your device when your teacher says you can. Your teacher may use signs such as these: NO! YES!
  16. 16. Some Helpful Tips
  17. 17. ALWAYS be mindful of your device at all times. Do not walk away and leave it on a desk or visible when not in use. You are responsible for your device at all times!
  18. 18. Charge your device before coming to school. You will not be allowed to use the wall outlets in school for charging.
  19. 19. Keep your phone in airplane mode when you are not using it to preserve your battery life.
  20. 20. Understand how to work your device before coming to school and using it in class! Remember, teachers and staff cannot help/fix your personal device, should you need it.

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