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Digital 1:1 Initiative in Action

School Districts - Digital 1:1 Site Visits/Tours:

 Tour dates:  2013:  October 23rd, November 14th

                   2014:  January 23rd, February 27th, March 12th

CLICK HERE to Register for the School District Site Visits

CLICK HERE to review the Tour Agenda

Superintendent Presentation from Jan. 23rd Tour

Here are a few hotel choices in the area:

  • SpringHill Suites Huntsville Downtown - 745 Constellation Place Drive SW · HuntsvilleAlabama 35801
  • Huntsville Marriott - 5 Tranquility Base · HuntsvilleAlabama 35805 
  • Hampton Inn Huntsville-Arsenal/South Pkway - 501 Boulevard South SW, Huntsville, Alabama, 35802
  • Embassy Suites Huntsville - Hotel & Spa  - 800 Monroe Street, Huntsville, Alabama, 35801

We look forward to your visit ...   


 [CLICK HERE to view:  Our Digital Story]

 


 Huntsville City Schools to transform 21st Century Education

Digital textbooks on mobile devices to help personalize instruction for each student and prepare them for college and career 


Why technology is so important: 

·         98% middle/high students own a digital device. 

·         27% of students say their laptop is their most important tool in the backpack. 

·         38% of students say they can’t go 10 minutes without using a digital device. 

·         75% of students say they would not be able to study without technology.  

·         46% of students say they are more likely to do their homework if it is on their digital device. 

·         80% of students use digital devices to write or research for class homework.   (Source:  educ. nation.com)


 RESOURCES:

    • STUDENT COMPUTER USE AGREEMENT - 2013
    • Parents, Teachers, Students click here to get help with digital instructional resources Huntsville City Schools Weebly (website)
    • Click here for:  Print Driver Instructions for HCS Student laptop
    • How to check your child's Test Scores on Pearson site:

      From any computer, you can log into your child's Pearson textbook account and review tests and other activities.

       Link: www.pearsonsuccessnet.com

      Login: childfirstname.childlastnameMMDD (MMDD represent month and day of child's birthday)

      Password: welcome# (# represents the child's grade) 

       After logging in, select the "Parents" link at the top.  On this page you will see the various textbooks that your child is using.

       Select "Test Progress" for any of the textbooks.  If your child has taken more than one test, scroll down to see the next test results.  On the left is the objective that was tested.  A green dot indicates your child understood the objective.  A red X means your child needs help in that area.  If you select the blue link "View Results,"  you can see the question numbers that were correct or missed.  By selecting the blue question number, you can see the exact question and response given by your child.

    • Wi-Fi "hot spots" in Huntsville & the surrounding area:

       Information from the City of Huntsville Parks and Recreation Division:

       ·         John Hunt Park

       ·         Natatorium

       ·         Soccer Complex on Triana

       ·         Softball Complex on Patton Rd.

       ·         Braham Spring Park – near the Special Needs playground

       ·         Lakewood Rec Center

       ·         Braham Spring Rec Center

       ·         Richard Showers Center

       ·         Westside Center (Earl St. – between Clinton/Gov.)

       ·         Calvary Hill Center (Northwood subdivision)

       Second phase of wi-fi placement includes:

      ·         Optimist Park

       ·         Scruggs Center

       ·         Max Luther Center


Parent workshops were held throughout the school district to demonstrate the new Digital Curriculum, assist with Technical Issues, introduce Edmodo, etc.  If you were not able to attend, the program below has the highlights.

 

HCS News and Views / Dr. Wardynski District  Update (September 2012) LINK 

 

Digital Initiative in Huntsville City Schools

  

Digital 1:1 Initiative support:

Pearson Technical Support is available Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm.

Technical Support site is available 24 x 7 at:

http://support.pearsonschool.com

There is a Huntsville dedicated page available on Community Connection at:

http://support.pearsonschool.com/index.cfm/products/one-to-one/huntsville/

(on the right hand column of this page you will find your support options including a link to email Support, chat or call)

 

Digital Initiative helps ESL students

 


    

In accordance with the requirements of title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ("ADA"), the Huntsville City Board of Education will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs, or activities. For more information contact: Belinda.Williams@hsv-k12.org (256)428-6836.