Future Ready

Adequacy of Devices; Quality and Availability

The school has considered a host of creative options to ensure that diverse and appropriate technology devices are available to all students and staff to support powerful digital learning at any time, from any location.
Investigating (0-3) Envisioning (4-5) Planning (6-7) Staging (8-10)
As part of a needs assessment for learning technologies, district leaders evaluate proposed and anticipated uses and the technology devices that best accommodate those applications. Special attention is given to strategies that will allow for equitable access to devices for all in the school community. District leaders establish criteria for technology devices based on future applications and identify types and numbers of devices that will support those applications. Criteria include specific mention of any subpopulation of staff or students for whom access may be an issue and criteria for providing equitable access to all. District leaders develop a specific plan for procuring and placing devices to meet the needs of provide equitable access in support of teaching and learning. The district is well staged to deploy identified technologies, with plans for budgeting and purchasing, placement/distribution, and training and support.