I hope everyone had a great summer!
This year Fox Hill begins its second full year of 1:1 iPads in grades 1-5. Kindergarten will continue to have 3-4 iPads each to use as device centers in their classrooms. Once again All iPads across the district have a set of foundational apps, selected by the BPS Educational Technology team, that are appropriate for use across all curriculum; ELA, Math, Science, and Social studies. Of those, six core apps will be the focus of iPad use; Explain Everything, iMovie, Book Creator, Google Drive, Notability, and Blogger. Additional apps can be added by teachers with classroom Apple ID /iTunes accounts.
Instruction will continue to be enhanced by teachers using laptop computers and iPads along with interactive whiteboards with mounted projectors in all classrooms. In addition to iPads, 24 computers are continue to be located in the Fox Hill technology lab for standardized testing & assessments, and 44 Chrome Books are available for student use.