1:1 Program & iPads

All ninth grade students’ iPads will be configured with a base set of apps to fulfill educational activities. This base set of apps, assembled using recommendations from teachers across the District, is shown in the chart below. Some of the titles are purchased apps that will only be available at the specific schools that have paid for those apps.

Access to the App Store is blocked for all freshmen. They will not be able to download apps to their iPads independently. Teachers may request that additional course–‐specific apps be added to 9th grade students’ iPads at any time throughout the school year.

Freshmen iPads have also been configured to control various features. This configuration includes the following settings:

  1. Content filter – set to limit adult content
  2. Music, Podcasts & iTunes U – no access to explicit content
  3. Movies – no access to content rated above PG–‐13
  4. TV Shows – no access to content rated above TV14
  5. iBook Store – no access to content with explicit sexual content
  6. Siri – no access to explicit language
  7. Websites – set to limit access to adult content
  8. Safari – deleting web history is blocked
  9. iMessage – turned off
  10. FaceTime – turned off
  11. Game Center – no access allowed
  12. iPad Name –iPad name locked to device’s serial number
  13. Apple ID – restricted to school–‐issued account

Selected websites have been blocked from freshmen iPads. These websites include many social media outlets and entertainment–‐based venues. Additionally, sites that allow students to bypass network controls have been blocked. Examples of blocked websites are provided below. Additional sites may be added to the list as they are identified.

  • netflix.com
  • facebook.com
  • instagram.com
  • snapchat.com
  • vine.com
  • ifunny.com
  • whatsapp.com
  • kik.com
  • tumblr.com
  • yikyakapp.com
  • textnow.com
  • pinger.com
  • vshare.com

Please be aware freshmen will not have access to the Twitter app on iPads. They will be able to log on to Twitter via the Twitter website. This will limit on–‐screen notifications that have been noted by many teachers as classroom distractions.

All freshmen iPads will remain in their original configurations for the duration of the 2015–‐2016 school year. To be eligible for a lesser–‐restricted set of iPad features in 10th grade, freshmen will need to successfully complete the District’s Digital Citizenship curriculum, a self–‐paced online curriculum accessed via Schoology. Most students will be able to complete the lessons within 15 hours. The curriculum focuses on topics that include digital media awareness, protecting personal information, ethics and copyright, posting and commenting, cyberbullying, online communities, Internet privacy, digital foot print, and virtual collaboration.

Questions or concerns about the information presented here should be directed to your high schools’ Technology Coordinator, Keith Sorensen at 847.755.2670 or [email protected].

 

iPad Base App Collection
Accelerated Reader 360
Analysis
Autodesk SketchBook
Autodesk SketchBook Pro
Calculator for iPad for Free
Chrome
Clinometer HD
D211 App
Data
Desmos
Doceri
DocScan HD
Drop Box
Duolingo
EdPuzzle
Educreations
Exam Login
Explain Everything
FlipBoard
Flipster
GeniusScan
Glogster
Goodreads
Google Apps (Gmail, Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides)
Google Earth
Hawkeye View App
iLife/iWork (Pages, Numbers, Keynote, iMovie, Garage Band, iTunes U, iBooks)
Infinite Campus
insTuner
IXL Math
Kahoot
Kindle
My Homework
MyScript Calculator
Nearpod
Notability
Overdrive
PiaScore
PicCollage
PicPlayPost
Power One scientific calculator
Prezi
QRafter
Quizlet
Remind
Remind 101
Scholastic Classroom Magazine
Schoology
Showme
SHS
Slideshark
Socrative
Subtext
TouchCast
Videolicious
VoiceThread
Voki
Word Reference Dictionary
Youtube
Zite