Technology at SJ


1:1 iPad Environment at SJ

The iPad:

  • Supports a variety of teaching and learning styles
  • Encourages student centered learning
  • Enhances our commitment to the 21st century skills initiative
  • Fosters inquiry based learning
  • Develops critical thinking skills
  • Emphasizes global awareness
  • Accesses real world, real time knowledge

The iPad creates an information-rich learning environment wherein individual achievement and collaborative projects become the standard.

Each student is required to have their iPad at school every day, fully charged.

Please click here for detailed information on how to create an iTunes account.

Who must purchase the iPad?

All students are responsible for having an iPad. Families must purchase their own device.

Which iPad should I purchase?

The recommended iPad is 32GB WiFi. Any model is acceptable.

Does my child need the 4G capability?

Students should NOT have 4G capability in school. Note: If a student's iPad, smart phone, or any computing device has 4G capability, SJHS cannot filter online activity on campus.

Where do I purchase the iPad?

You can purchase your iPad from any Apple reseller (e.g., Amazon; Best Buy), or a local Apple Store, or the online Apple Store.

Can I purchase the iPad through St Joseph High School?

Yes, there will be an online form on our website in the near future so that parents can order the iPad from St Joseph High School. It is the student's responsibility upon receipt of the iPad to care and maintain the device. St Joseph High School is not responsible for the care, replacement and/or repair of the iPad under any circumstances.

Can I purchase the iPad through St Joseph High School?

Yes, there will be an online form on our website in the near future so that parents can order the iPad from St Joseph High School. It is the student’s responsibility upon receipt of the iPad to care and maintain the iPad. St Joseph High School is not responsible for the care, replacement and/or repair of the iPad under any circumstances.

What will my child need in addition to the iPad?

We strongly suggest the purchase of a good case to protect the iPad from accidental damage and the AppleCare program.

What happens if the IPad is stolen, lost or broken? Do we need insurance?

The iPad is the property of the student/ family. St Joseph High School is not responsible for stolen, lost or broken iPads. Parents may want to purchase insurance or AppleCare to cover accidental damage. Students should label the back of their iPads with their contact information.

What apps will be required?

Teachers will determine the educational apps that will be utilized in their classrooms. Teachers may require particular apps for specific academic disciplines. New educational apps are being developed constantly. Remaining current in the field is a major advantage of tech-enhanced learning.

Privacy

St Joseph High School employs several safeguards to ensure the student’s safety while on the school’s network. However, the school is not responsible for a student’s use and abuse of the Internet.

Is there an Acceptable Use Policy for electronic devices?

Yes, there is an Acceptable Use Policy on page 40 in the Student Handbook. Students and parents are required to read, sign and return the Parent/Student Handbook Contract on the last page of the handbook at the start of the school year.

Can families opt out of the iPad program?

Participation in the iPad program is required of every student who attends St Joseph High School.

iPad Apps to be Downloaded

Meraki System Manager

This must be done from your home Wi-Fi.

Enroll your iPad to connect to SJHS Student Wi-Fi.

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/meraki-systems-manager/id472572194?mt=8


eBackpack

(Students cannot create an account or login to eBackpack until school begins and classes are downloaded by Registrar.)

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ebackpack-for-parents/id959036402?mt=8

Find my iPhone

All iPads must have this app downloaded.

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/find-my-iphone/id376101648?mt=8


Please click on the following link to see a list of application to be downloaded on your iPad. iPad Apps to be Downloaded


SJHS Program of Studies Guide

Click on the image below to view the Program of Studies Guide.

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