Technology at Cherryvale
Please note that internet safety forms must be signed and returned before your child is allowed on any of the devices.
All classrooms in Grades K-5 will receive Chromebooks. District technology forms must be signed and returned before your child will be issued a Chromebook to use in class. Chromebooks will remain in the classroom.
All students have access to two computer labs and computers in the media center.
All students have access to a set of thirty iPads which can be signed out by the classroom teacher.
All students have access to two ActivTables. These touchscreen computer tables allow up to 6 students at a time to explore and learn from a variety of media and activities.
Every classroom has three desktop computers and a touchscreen Promethean Board.
Sumter School District’s One to Global Initiative
One-to-Global is a one-to-one technology integration initiative. The purpose of One-to-Global is to use technology equipment, programs, and application to engage students in challenging, critical thinking, and real world activities and learning.
The mission of Sumter School District is to equip students to be responsible, successful, and productive citizens in a global society. The mission of the One-to-Global Technology Initiative is to connect each student to the global opportunity of learning and to use innovation to engage and prepare students for the 21st Century.
The vision of One-to-Global is to transform traditional classroom instruction to an environment of innovative, global reaching, real life, critical thinking, and student centered learning.
The goals of One-to-Global are to:
- Increase student engagement
- Increase student depth of knowledge and academic achievement
- Reduce classroom disruption
- Provide innovative classroom instruction
- Facilitate on-going technology professional development
Instructional Technology Team
Dr. David Laws, Director of Instructional Technology
Melissa A Epps, Instructional Technology Specialist
Keasha Grant, Instructional Technology Specialist
Jamie Lessard, Instructional Technology Specialist
Linda Collins, Title I Instructional Technology Facilitator
Find out more information about the One to Global initiative by clicking here.
Student Acceptable Use and Internet Safety Policy
1. I will not give out personal information such as my address, telephone number, parents’ work address/telephone number without my parents’ permission.
2. I will tell my parents right away if I come across something that makes me feel uncomfortable.
3. I will never agree to get together with someone I “meet” online without first checking with my parents. If my parents agree to the meeting, I will be sure that it is in a public place and bring a parent along.
4. I will talk with my parents about posting pictures of myself or others online and not post any pictures that my parents consider to be inappropriate.
5. I will not respond to any messages that are mean or in any way make me feel uncomfortable. It is not my fault if I get a message like that. If I do I will tell my parents right away.
6. I will talk with my parents so that we can set up rules for going online and using a mobile phone. We will decide upon the time of day that I can be online, the length of time I can be online and appropriate areas for me to visit. I will not access other areas or break these rules without their permission.
7. I will not give out my passwords to anyone (even my best friends) other than my parents.
8. I will check with my parents before downloading or installing software or doing anything that could possibly hurt our computer or mobile device or jeopardize my family’s privacy.
9. I will be a good online citizen and not do anything that hurts other people or is against the law.
10. I will help my parents understand how to have fun and learn things online and teach them things about the Internet, computers and other technology.