Below is information that is very important regarding PLD, (Personal Learning Device) tablets and roll-out information for the summer of 2018. If you have questions, please email our family helpdesk (firstname.lastname@example.org).
NOTE: All parents and students must sign the PLD agreement available in Family ID before they can receive a tablet. If you have not registered in Family ID, please do so now. https://www.familyid.com/somers-technology-services-department
Incoming 6th Graders:
All incoming 6th grade learners will receive their PLD tablet during approximately the 2nd week of October. The students will receive a BAK USA, Atlas 12. See the link for more details https://www.bakusa.com/computers/atlas-12/ . Additionally, students will have an opportunity to learn how to effectively use their PLD in their learning experience. We will be handing out PLD information and have discussions during 6th grade orientation. You will receive additional information via email.
Incoming 8th, 9th and 10th Graders:
All incoming 8th, 9th, and 10th-grade students will be getting a new PLD. They will be receiving new BAK USA Atlas 12 tablets. See the link for more details https://www.bakusa.com/computers/atlas-12/ . Students should pick up their device in the summer at the middle school Gear Shack. Look for an email with instructions on how to sign up for an exchange. The sign-up and PLD agreement will be available in Family ID.
Students are required to bring their current tablet for exchange during the hand-out. Look for further communication via email regarding hand-out dates.