District 709 is excited to make personal computing devices an integral part of the educational process. All fifth through twelveth grade students will be assigned an iPad. The use of personal computing devices will enhance the development of 21st Century Skills, differentiate instruction to meet each student's needs and allow students to personalize assignments to better match their interests.
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Parents, if you have iPad questions, please submit this form and a district employee will respond within a day.
The AirWatch MDM App is required on district iPads. It is a free app that allows the district to push out settings to the iPads. Directions for downloading and setting up are available on this document.
If you own a iPhone, iPad or Mac, one way you can be more connected to your child’s Apple ID activity is through Apple’s Family Sharing program. Apple’s Family Sharing program allows you to share purchase made with your Apple ID to up to 6 people, share photos and calendars, find devices and set controls so that you approve all app downloads. Click "go" to view the document that helps you set up this feature.
Click "go" to view the document that lists the required apps for the district's ipads and the prohibited apps. The list does change as needed so please continue to review for the most current information.
The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) applies to operators of commercial websites and online services (including mobile apps) directed to children under 13 that collect, use, or disclose personal information from children.