Current Technology Initatives

  • Student Device Deployment
    • All YCS K-4 classrooms are equipped with a minimum of 2:1 iPad Minis. Select classrooms are equipped with 1:1 iPad Minis. 
    • Each YCS 5th-8th grade student is issued an iPad. These devices are used for filtered student web access, student-teacher collaboration and communication, workflow, and production purposes. iPads are set up with offsite network filtering, as they are take-home devices.  
    • Each YCS 9th-12th grade student is issued a laptop computer. These devices are used for filtered student web access, student-teacher collaboration and communication, workflow, and production purposes. Student laptops are set up with offsite network filtering, as they are take-home devices.  
  • Teacher Device Deployment
    • Each YCS teacher and administrator is a issued laptop computer and an iPad. These devices are used for collaboration and communication, workflow, digital content creation and professional development purposes. 
    • Most classrooms are equipped with digital projectors and SMARTBoards.
  • Professional Development and Training  for Teachers
    • Teachers receive on-going training to develop an understanding of technology integration frameworks (TPACK, SAMR) and technology standards (ISTE NETS, Indiana Computer Science), as well as to learn the process curating and creating digital content.
    • Teachers receive on-going training to learn how to use provided devices, as well as our district learning management system. 

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Chris Van Pelt

Technology Coordinator
  

cvanpelt@yorktown.k12.in.us

@CVPhitTheTech

Jo Cox

Technology Integration Specialist

  

jcox@yorktown.k12.in.us

@ajocox