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Current Technology Initiatives

  • Student Device Deployment
    • All YCS K-2 classrooms are equipped with a minimum of 2:1 iPads. Select classrooms are equipped with 1:1 iPads. 
    • Each YCS 3rd-6th 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 7th-12th grade student is issued a Macbook. 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 Macbook and an iPad. These devices are used for collaboration and communication, workflow, digital content creation and professional development purposes. 
    • All classrooms are equipped with digital projectors and most have SMARTBoards or Viewsonic Interactive Flat Panel.
  • 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. 
eLearning Day Frequently Asked Questions
 
The YCS Technology Department has come up with some FAQs to help parents and community better understand eLearning Days at Yorktown Community Schools. Please refer to the document below

Forms and Policies

YHS Student Canvas Navigation Part 1: Course Navigation

YHS Student Canvas Navigation Part 2: Utilizing Announcements, Discussions, Assignments, and Quizzes

iPads - Student Information

Macbooks - Student Information

Helpful Links - Students

Helpful Links - Teachers

Helpful Links - Parents

Digital Citizenship and Online Safety

Interested in Online Safety Information?
Visit Common Sense Media
commomsensemedia.org

Adding Email to Devices

Teacher Documents

Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

Chris Van Pelt

Jo Cox

Technology Coordinator
  

cvanpelt@yorktown.k12.in.us

@CoachCVP

Technology Integration Specialist

 

  

 

jcox@yorktown.k12.in.us

@ajocox

 

Trent Conyers

Dennis Kimble

Tammy Todd

Technology Support Specialist

 tconyers@yorktown.k12.in.us

 

Systems Manager

dkimble@yorktown.k12.in.us

PowerSchool Administrator

ttodd@yorktown.k12.in.us

@YCSPowerSchool