Friday, April 28

Chromebook PRIDE

Chromebook PRIDE:

 

I will:

  • Use digital devices, networks and software in school for educational purposes and activities.

  • Bring Chromebooks to school each day charged and ready for use.

  • Leave protective case/shell on Chromebook at all times.

  • Keep my personal information (including home/mobile phone number, mailing address, and user password) and that of others private.

  • Show respect for myself and others when using technology including social media.

  • Give acknowledgement to others for their ideas and work.

  • Report inappropriate use of technology immediately.

Parent/Guardian Chromebook Information Video

This video is a brief overview of parent/guardian information on the Google Chromebook.

Links from the presentation:

Chromebook Primer: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1zhN2mSw0YfMzyZR66lE9C0CO86c7a2l_WcEA9ldN5QE/edit

How to Connect to Wifi: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1LG0bvQWINBy3bvhzkBWpnsFrT5Fi5ikVgObFk8bU5zA/edit

Greater Clark Website: http://gcs.k12.in.us/

What students see in MBC: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B-PL87BtehSQaExYMFo1bVc4SFU/edit

What parents see in PowerSchool Parent Portal: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1DQZ32iXy51rJh-0Va26ndOL_mSvm5yROpmnGiJ02B0o/edit

Common Sense Media Family Tip Sheets: https://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/educate-families/tip-sheets

Library Instructions: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1x646I9qR89qdoY2rGeOCmwv4pBsedgysaA5Q-EEvMDc/edit

Questions: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/16_tOzteNh2e-4RcqVfkrk4SPRkMBgjZkN-kW3De26KY/viewform

Care of the device: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q5Kdtz0JICI and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-YueqjKlX0

 

More Links & Information Below

Chromebook Guidelines for Students and Parents

View our full Responsible Use Policy http://tech.gcs.k12.in.us/responsible-use/

Chromebook Insurance 2016-2017

Greater Clark County Schools has selected GoCare as their preferred protection plan vendor for their student issued Chromebooks. Let GoCare help you keep your student’s device protected from life’s accidents. It is quick and easy to purchase your discounted school coverage at: www.gocare.com/gccs GoCare is one of the largest independent insurance providers for mobile electronic devices. We take pride in …

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RESPONSIBLE USE POLICY

This policy and all GCCSchools policies can be found on    Updated – 7/27/2016 RESPONSIBLE USE Internet network resources are provided for a limited educational purpose, which is to allow students to conduct research and to facilitate intra-corporation communication. The use of a GCCS Internet account must be in support of curriculum-related activities and consistent with the educational objectives of …

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FAQ – Chromebook Summer Lender Program

  It is critical that each student begins the 2015-2016 school year with all of the tools needed to support his/her studies. In order to better serve our students and families, Greater Clark County Schools has decided to allow students who are registered for the 2015-2016 school year to take their Chromebook home with them over the summer.     …

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Taking Care of the Chromebook

Students are responsible for the general care of the Chromebook they have been issued by the school.  Students with Chromebooks that are broken or fail to work properly must take the device to  one of the Chromebook support areas within the school as soon as possible so that they can be taken care of properly. District-owned Chromebooks should never be …

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Using Chromebooks

All Students: Media Inappropriate media (pictures, music, movies, etc.) may not be used as Chromebook backgrounds or themes.  The presence of such media will result in disciplinary action. Inappropriate media (images, videos, etc.) may not be stored on or accessed on the Chromebook. The presence of such media will result in disciplinary action.   Audio Sound must be muted at …

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Operating System and Security

Students may not use or install any operating system on their Chromebook other that the current version of  ChromeOS that is supported and managed by the district. Updates The Chromebook operating system, ChromeOS, updates itself automatically.  Students do not need to manually update their Chromebooks. Virus Protection Chromebooks use the principle of “defense in depth” to provide multiple layers of …

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Content Filter

The district utilizes an Internet content filter that is in compliance with the federally mandated Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA). All Chromebooks will have all Internet access provided by the district filtered, protected and monitored by the district. If an educationally valuable site is blocked, students should contact their teachers to request the site be unblocked.

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Software

Google Apps for Education Chromebooks seamlessly integrate with the Google Apps for Education (GAFE) suite of productivity and collaboration tools.   This includes Google Docs (word processing), Spreadsheets, Presentations, Drawings, and Forms. All work is stored in the cloud.   Chrome Web Apps and Extensions Students will have the ability to download apps and extensions from the “mygccs” Chrome Web Store. …

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Chromebook Identification

The district will maintain a log of all Chromebooks that includes the Chromebook serial number, asset tag code, and name and ID number of the student assigned to the device. Each student will be assigned the same Chromebook for the duration of his/her time at Greater Clark. Take good care of it!

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Repairing/Replacing Chromebooks

Tech Support for Chromebooks All Chromebooks in need of repair must be brought to the school Chromebook support area during the appropriate time established at each school. Student technology assistants working in the Chromebook support area may analyze and fix the problems they can and escalate the issues they cannot fix to the Technology Department..   Vendor Warranty Chromebooks include …

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