The Middleton School District and Middleton High School will be continuing the 1:1 Laptop Program for the 2016-2017 school year. Students will receive a laptop to be used in the classroom, as well as at home (for those that choose this option) for educational purposes. Teachers will be integrating technology for instruction, assignments, projects, research and assessment.
Middleton High School will provide parent orientations for incoming freshmen and new students on the 1:1 Laptop Program. Parents are strongly encouraged to attend an orientation before the student takes a device home with them. Parent orientation is scheduled for:
During these sessions, there will be presentations on Laptop Care, Policies and Procedures, Internet Safety and Frequently Asked Questions. There will also be several forms that must be signed. The deadline for forms to be submitted will be August 26, 2016.
This has been an exciting time for the community, our high school students, teachers and school district. The immediate access to computers and increased use of computers in education has been beneficial on educational outcomes. We truly want our students to be able to compete in global market by utilizing the 1:1 Laptop Program to foster growth in 21st century skills as students engage in critical thinking, collaboration, creativity and communication.
We look forward to seeing you at one of the Parent Information Sessions in August.