Parent 1 to 1 orientation 2013

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  • Before I forget:Handouts – Receipt indicates you’ve seen this presentation in its entirety.Kitchen staff here to take money for lunch accounts and free and reduced lunch apps
  • Every child…Explain what 1:1 computing means21st century…Power of the internet, increased availability of informationLearning opportunities…Instructional core: curriculum, teacher K&S, student engagementCollege & careerTwitter exampleCareer – nearly every job is touched by technology in some way.Timing…why now?Illustration of amount of digital information available.NOTE: It is a TOOL, not a replacement for a teacher. It is NOT the step that comes before your child being taught by a computer or a robot.
  • Cover:HardwareHard outer shellAll portsSwivelWebcamButtonsHandleAC Power AdaptorStylusStartup sequenceProgramsWindows 7Office 2010Internet content filtering – proxy server
  • Brief overview of how they will be used in the classroomMention ‘due by midnight’ does not mean your child has to turn in the paper at midnight!Explain social media and communication with other students is to be expected.
  • Describe student training days
  • Also talk about the number of spares we have on hand, 10% as opposed to 5%.Plan for battery replacement 18 mos – 2 years
  • Parent 1 to 1 orientation 2013

    1. 1. ParentOrientation August 2013
    2. 2.  A word for parents of freshmen…  Why 1:1 computing?  Implementation: Lessons from last year  Netbook demonstration – hardware / software  1:1 Program Details:  Teacher / student use  Living with a wired child.  Insurance and maintenance  Tech support  Safety and security  Questions and answers  Netbook distribution / Fee collection
    3. 3. 3.70
    4. 4.  Communication  Forming good study habits  Get involved  Summer reading!
    5. 5.  A 21st-century instructional tool  Every child has a computer, 24/7  Expanded learning opportunities  Preparation for the future: College & Career
    6. 6. Your Intel Classmate
    7. 7.  Every student expected to have netbook every day, charged!  Teachers use in classrooms, through websites  Students use in studyhall, lunch and at home  Online tests / quizzes  Collaborative / Research work  Digital texts  Submission of student work to teachers  A word on home wi-fi, etc.
    8. 8.  Training in Freshman Foundations  Websites bookmarked  Desktop sticky notes  Software familiarization  Google Apps, including e-mail, calendar, G-Drive  Printing  Downloading / viewing textbooks
    9. 9.  Maintenance  Our goal: A working netbook 24/7  Helpdesk: Fix or exchange within minutes  Room 107 / Media Center at the high school  Staffed by LV staff and SWAT students ▪ Hours: 7:15 am – 2:30 pm ▪ Phone number: 763-4718  Charging stations in room 107, Media Center
    10. 10.  Fee Structure and Insurance  $50 per year per student ▪ ‘Student fee’ ▪ Guarantees a working netbook 24/7 ▪ Tech support ▪ Black / white printing is free ▪ $200 limit on parent responsibility for loss, damage or needed repair (vs. $500 cost) ▪ No labor cost for work done in-house ▪ Steps taken to minimize cost of repairs ▪ A/C power adaptor: ~$45
    11. 11.  Netbook hardware or software problem:  Bring it to the helpdesk. Fix or exchange immediately.  Lost or stolen:  Call / report to principal  Outside school? File a police report  Come to helpdesk for replacement
    12. 12.  Safety and security is our top concern:  Student netbooks get LV internet content filtering 24/7 – even at home.  Supervision and communication are important!  Student training for: ▪ Online dangers ▪ Harassment / bullying awareness ▪ Avoiding e-mail scams ▪ Creating a positive digital footprint
    13. 13.  Concern: Managing a device you don’t own.  Concern: Increase in ‘screen time.’  Concern: Blurred tool vs. toy distinction  Concern: Parental rules and limits  Concern: School vs. home rules  Concern:A new kind of parenting
    14. 14. Questions?
    15. 15.  Netbook distribution  Turn in Netbook Agreement  Sign receipt  Take your netbook!  Fee payment  See treasurer / secretary  Questions?  See me.

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