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ZACHARY HIGH’S LAPTOP PROGRAM
The Laptop Privilege Teacher/student digital access pushes students to forefront in college preparation Engaged students are learning more, faster One-to-One Laptop culture is tied to ZHS’s culture But… this is all a privilege.
Laptop Use is a Privilege ZCSD Property Care Personal use v. school use What can I do? What can’t I do? Being smart at home Talk about responsibility Set rules Monitor Financial liability Lost/stolen laptops Student ResponsibilitiesParent Responsibilities
Safety on the Internet Be informed! Check the physical condition at least 3 times/wk. Check the web history. Recognize illegally downloaded material. Look for hidden files.
Safety on the Internet Communicate! Surf the Internet together. Remember Internet is mobile. Check cell phones, gaming devices as well as laptops. Keep computer in a shared space.
What we see in laptop damages Family members/friends changing settings Using online software to avoid blocked sites Broken screens Broken hinges Missing keys
What we see in laptop damages Water damage Food Damage Dirt, grime and insects Laptop left unattended
Acceptable Use Violations Accessing unacceptable sites Changing settings Deleting history Illegal downloads: music, videos, games Cyber-bullying and sexting Using it as a personal laptop
ZCSD Tracking and Monitoring ZCSD monitors the use of laptops Theft Recovery Data management (including music & videos) Software Installations
ZCSD Tracking and Monitoring ZCSD reserves the right to inspect the laptops: Physical damage Check internet history, software installations, and etc.
Disciplinary Actions What happens if a student uses the laptop inappropriately?
Laptop Protection: It’s ALL in the Bag! A good laptop bag is essential to the protection of the computer. No books in the bags!
To get a laptop… Pay the $35 fee. Sign and submit required forms (2) Attend this orientation session Pledge to monitor your child’s use and care of the laptop.
Students may bring laptops to back to school on November 10 th. Do not bring power cords on campus. Do not bring laptops on campus before this time.
Next Steps: Report to the band room with your signed papers. Pay $35. Report back to the auditorium. Log on the computer. (If you do not login on campus the first time the laptop will not work away from the school network.)
Before getting in line Be sure you have both forms signed and completed. Make sure student name and your telephone number are written in the memo line of the check.