An excellent post about our new technology plan, Chromebooks, 24/7 access, district Chromebook purchase plan for families, and new lending libraries (coming to Granby in the spring). We have made HUGE strides in technology in Worthington Schools this year!
Throughout the 2013-2014 school year I spent a significant amount of time and effort working with our district community technology team creating our three year technology plan. This school year it has been exciting to watch this plan come to life in our schools. Already this fall we have added over 3,000 new chromebooks to our schools. These devices combined with the 450 plus PC laptops that were added last school year have made mobile learning a reality throughout Worthington. This spring and next fall we will add even more mobile devices and we’ll reach our desired ratio of a mobile device for every two students.
Having this ratio in place will allow students to access technology on demand throughout the school day. In addition we are beginning to pilot our technology lending libraries at Slate Hill, Worthingway and Thomas Worthington. These pilots will allow students to take devices…
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