1 1 Digital Learning Initiative
To equip all students with the
1:1 Personalized Devices
All Gateway Unified School District's students and teachers grades Kindergarten through 12th will be provided with Chromebooks. This initiative is driven by the positive results the District has achieved over the past 4 years with the use of one-to-one devices.
To transform the learning experiences within the District and assist students to reach higher levels of achievement all students and teacher will be equipped with Chromebooks. Teachers will be provided the necessary training to effectively integrate the tablets into their instruction.
The one-to-one learning environment provides students instant access to technology for research, communication, collaboration, and creation that reflects the realities of life in the 21st century.
Digital tools and strategies will permeate instruction to support the teaching of all GUSD students. This environment enables students to read, write, collaborate, and gain a deeper level of thinking and reasoning. All students will participate in inquiry driven projects that demonstrate a deeper understanding of covered topics.
The use of technology will become ubiquitous in our classrooms.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is most important.Bill Gates
Why we choose Chromebooks?
We opted for Chromebooks due to their versatile functionality and a myriad of advantages in educational settings. Chromebooks excel in facilitating online assessments, functioning as efficient eBook readers, and supporting video mirroring. Their intuitive design and user-friendly interface contribute to a personalized learning experience, fostering engagement and seamlessly integrating personal response devices. The extensive selection of educational apps, along with support for many educational companies, enhances their versatility for diverse learning needs. Chromebooks are not only lightweight and durable but also boast a long battery life, and their fast solid-state hard drives ensure optimal performance. Beyond their technical attributes, the adoption of Chromebooks aligns with eco-friendly practices by significantly reducing the need for printing. Collectively, these features make Chromebooks an exceptionally well-rounded and effective choice for enhancing the overall educational experience.