Hawthorne Public Schools 1:1 Initiative

                     Hawthorne Public Schools One to One Information

The focus of the Chromebook Program in the Hawthorne Public School District is to prepare students for their future in a world of digital technology and information. As we navigate the 21st century, excellence in education requires that technology, including access to the Internet, be readily available and seamlessly integrated throughout the educational program. The primary learning tool of these 21st-century students in Hawthorne Public Schools is the Chromebook, a web-oriented device that provides the opportunity to connect student learning to all of the resources and information available online, anywhere, at any time. The individual use of Chromebooks is a way to empower students to learn at their full potential, to communicate and collaborate on analytical thinking and problem solving, and to prepare them for high school, college and the workplace. Technology immersion does not diminish the vital role of the teacher. On the contrary, teachers are critical to the effective use of technology in the learning process. To facilitate that, we have put in place the support structure to enable our teachers to learn about, implement, and enhance the integration of technology in instruction. Learning results from the continuous dynamic interaction among students, educators, parents, and the extended community. Together, we will reach our goal of using technology and applications to further enhance our instruction; provide project and problem-based learning; infuse critical thinking skills; ask “non-Google-able” questions; and capture those teachable moments in real time.

                                       Hawthorne Public Schools Student One to One Handbook

                                          Hawthorne Public Schools Teacher One to One Handbook

                                 Hawthorne Public Schools Chromebook Troubleshooting Checklist

                                                    Chromebooks For Education Overview 

                                             Chromebooks and Google Apps training

This training site will help to orient students with the use of Chromebooks as well as Google Apps for Education.  Some of the training videos incorporated into this training are more teacher-focused rather than student-focused.  That said, it's a great place to start learning!

Google Classroom for students and parents

Digital Driver's License directions

All students in grades 3-12 will need to complete the Digital Driver's License below. Please click on the link, log in with your school issued email account and choose the school that you attend. 

                                                                Digital Driver's License

                  Hawthorne Public Schools Helpdesk Link

                Hawthorne Public Schools Helpdesk Video

      Hawthorne Public Schools internet policies to review

                                                                   Anti-Big Brother 
                                   School District Provided Technology devices to pupils
                                                       Acceptable Use of computers

                 One to One Frequently Asked Questions

Online safety

                                        Provides resources for learning about online safety

                                                            Common Sense Media
                                   Great website for parent-friendly movie and app reviews.

                                                    Cyber-safety resources for parents.

                                          Chromebook loss or theft form


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