Our mission is to educate our students to reach their potential while preparing them to contribute to a global society.
The 1 to 1 Journey Begins . . .
- DeKalb CUSD 428 brought together a group of stakeholders to discuss the vision of technology within education. This visionary team went through a SWAT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities for success and Threats against success) Analysis.
- Two elementary schools pilot websites to increase and enhance communication between home and school
- Small teams visited school districts that are implementing 1 to 1 devices
- Technology Committee continues discussion and research for implementing 1 to 1
- Secondary Schools work with Common Core Standards
- All elementary school implement websites to increase and enhance communication between home and school
- Increase of tech equity across the district with the implementation of Technology Enhanced Classrooms.
- District adopted Google Apps for Education
- Internet filter is changed to accommodate instructional needs
- Teams of teachers, administrators and Board Members continue to visit school districts that are implementing 1 to 1 devices
- Implement a few 1 to 1 classroom pilots at both middle schools and high school
- Technology Committee presents information to FFAC and Board of Education
- Students in 1 to 1 pilot classrooms present a lesson at Board of Education meeting
- Elementary and Secondary Schools work with Common Core Standards and PARCC Assessments
- Pilot Samsung Galaxy Android tablet issued at Lincoln Elementary School, grades K-5
- Pilot Dell Chromebooks in 8th grade class at Clinton Rosette and Huntley Middle Schools
- Secondary schools implement new website platform to increase and enhance communication between home and school
- Middle School Internet Safety Night held at CRMS
- Tech Integration Open House held at Lincoln Elementary
- Board approves Curriculum and Technology Initiative, which includes three year rollout of devices
- 1:1 Open House held at DHS
- Chromebooks collected from pilot program for review. Students that participated in summer school at DHS were issued the chromebook again to continue using the device as a tool for learning.
- All students and classroom teachers 3-8 receive an Acer 720p touchscreen Chromebook as part of the District Curriculum and Technology Initiative. 9th grade students continue to use their chromebook from previous school year.
- Teachers participate in summer and ongoing professional development.
- Instructional coaches support teachers in elementary, middle school, and high school buildings.