Technology and Your Student
Technology is an everyday part of today's world. Students in today's world need opportunities to utilize technology to communicate, collaborate, create, and think critically.
Students in grades K-12 have access to a wide variety of technology tools. Generally speaking, the following devices are utilized at different grade levels:
- Kindergarten and 1st grade: Nexus 7 tablets
- Grades 2-6: Chromebooks on carts
- Grades 7-8: One to One Chromebooks (Coming Fall 2018)
- Grades 9-12: One-to-one laptops
Additionally, most schools have computer labs with desktop computers or mobile labs of laptops, plus limited numbers of iPads to further enhance instruction that integrates technology. Check with your student's building to find out more about the technology provided.
The Stevens Point School District takes your student's data privacy very seriously and complies with FERPA, COPPA, and CIPPA. The District utilizes a software approval process to ensure that any accounts created for your student will comply with these federal laws.
Learning Management System
The District uses Schoology as its learning management system. All secondary classrooms utilize Schoology to store, organize, and deliver instructional materials and activities. Elementary classrooms are piloting Schoology for the 2016-2017 school year.