"We have seen increased collaboration with students, and they are able to share documents and share videos and work together on the same project," said
Link and the 10 other teachers will become master teachers as the initiative continues.
"The computers stay in the classroom right now," said
The pilot classes at BHS includes math, science, English, foreign language and social studies. Pilot teachers will branch out and help the other teachers as the 1-to-1 initiative moves forward.
If all goes well this year, all BHS students will be issued a Chromebook next school year, which will be available to take home.
In addition, there are 60 Chromebooks available for use at each of the elementary and middle school buildings. Brackett said those computers will stay in the buildings.
With network upgrades, software, carts and the Chromebooks, it will cost about
The school district has used grants, money from an antitrust settlement with
School officials estimate it will cost
Students have access to
If a student is on Facebook during class, a program called Teacher Dashboard allows teachers to log the students out of the website.
"If students are logged on the computer, and we have a sub for the day, we can see what they are doing and if they are where they are supposed to be," said
In other business, Superintendent
"We will update everyone on what has transpired since the last meeting," Evans said.
The meeting will take place at
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