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Tolles equips all students on campus with an iPad to provide students with technology needed to thrive in a global economy. Digital tools have revolutionized the world and broadened the horizons of individualized education lifting all students. The iPad will personalize learning, allow students to create content and share with a global audience, and further advance their preparation for college and career.

All students receive an iPad device, charger and cord, protective case. All items are distributed on the first days of school (if students have paid for insurance) and  are expected to be returned during the collection process, which occurs during the 2nd and 3rd weeks of May.

PLEASE NOTE: All half-day and full-day Hilliard students attending Tolles will receive their iPad device from Tolles, not Hilliard. This is an agreement between Tolles and Hilliard City Schools.

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iPad 1-to-1 Guidelines

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Creating Your Apple ID

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Earning Your iPad For Free

Workforce Readiness Credential


iPad 1-to-1 FAQs

Tolles is covering the cost of the iPad, power adapter and iPad case. The only cost to families is a one-time, non-refundable $80/annual insurance plan on the device. Tolles will work with families to set-up a payment plan of $40 per semester, if requested. Fees must be paid or a payment plan in place in order for students to receive a device.

If, however, the iPad is lost, stolen, or totally damaged as a result of irresponsible behavior, the student/parent/guardian may be responsible for the full replacement cost, however, the insurance plan should protect most issues. See iPad 1-to-1 guidelines for replacement costs.

Tolles will distribute the devices to students during the first days of school during their career-technical lab time. Students will not be issued a device if they have not paid (or set-up a payment plan) for the insurance. Students have access to loaner devices through the library that they can check in-and-out daily as they are available. Once students have insurance, they will be issued their personal device.

All Hilliard City Schools students, whether half-day or full-day, will receive their iPad device from Tolles. Hilliard and Tolles have formed a partnership that allows Tolles-enrolled students to receive an iPad device from us, but also receive support from the help desks at their respective high schools, if needed. Hilliard City Schools will begin their iPad 1-to-1 for high school students during the 16-17 school year.

Yes, students will have the responsibility of keeping the device during the school year and using it for research and assignments. They are responsible for taking care of the device and keeping the device charged. Students should charge the device at home and keep their charging equipment at home to avoid losing it and having to replace it. The biggest cost to students last year was replacement of chargers that were damaged or lost. Students can replace the charger at any time on their own during the course of the school year if it breaks or is lost/stolen; however, it must be an iPad charger from Apple, not an off-brand charger. Chargers will be for sale in Lift 42, the school store, or they can be found at Best Buy, Target or Wal-Mart.

Yes! Tolles is part of the Madison County Workforce Readiness Credential program. This credential gives students the opportunity to earn a credential for employability skills. If a student earns the credential, he or she will earn their iPad free of charge upon successful completion of their career-technical program.

Learn more about the Workforce Readiness Credential here.

 

Yes, a basic protective case will be provided at no cost. Beyond what is provided in the iPad box, however, there are no accessories provided. Students are not permitted to place stickers or any other items on the case or iPad. The iPad will come with a tag. This cannot be removed.

 

 

 

Should an iPad be damaged, lost, or stolen the student or parent/guardian should immediately notify the school administration.  If an iPad is stolen the student/guardian should file a police report as soon as possible. A copy of this report needs turned into the Technology Dept. in order to process a viable insurance claim. If the iPad is lost, stolen, or totally damaged as a result of irresponsible behavior, the parent may be responsible for the full replacement cost.

In the event of a lost or stolen iPad and once a police report is filed, Tolles, in conjunction and with police, may deploy location software which may aid the police in recovering the iPad.

Students who cease to be enrolled in Tolles must return the iPad, along with any other accessories, at the time they leave the school. The iPad and all accessories should be returned to district administration. Any fees collected as a part of this initiative will not be refunded.

 

 

 

It is recommended the device be kept in its protective case at all times and that the device is charged once it approaches no less than 20% battery life. The device should not be left in cars. Extreme temperatures can do damage to the device, and if the device is left in a car, it could be stolen. Keep in mind, insurance will not cover stolen devices where there is no evidence that it was stolen. This means leaving it in an unlocked car!

 

 

Yes. The district’s Acceptable Usage Agreement (AUA) is required to be read and signed by every student and staff member. It guides technology usage and Internet activities within the district. The AUA is in the Student Handbook, which is distributed starting in August during online registration. Every student must sign off on this AUA and the Student Handbook to be enrolled at Tolles.

 

 

Disciplinary consequences for inappropriate use of technology are outlined in the AUA and in the Student Handbook. Discipline is handled the same for the iPads as it would be for anything else. If something is inappropriate, out of line, illegal, or impacts student safety and well-being, it will be dealt with. Students should be aware that the device is the property of Tolles, so no inappropriate content, social media activity or Internet surfing should happen on it. Appropriate usage is expected on the device on-and-off campus.

 

 

 

 

In the event that a student’s device is taken away they will still have access to complete work while at school and the teacher will be notified that the student does not have access at home.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tolles realizes that not all families have Internet access in their homes and teachers should not expect that students can complete an online assignment overnight. However, Tolles is a Google For Education school district, and Google Drive and other Google apps will allow students to access ALL their files off-line so they can complete assignments. We also recommend utilizing local libraries or other businesses that provide free wi-fi.

 

 

 

 

 

 

We do filter content for students while they are at Tolles. As juniors and seniors in high school, we attempt to give our students freedom to utilize the Internet and learn responsible web surfing. However, our systems allow us to monitor what sites are being visited in case there is anything inappropriate or illegal happening.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

Yes. Students can treat the device as their own while they have it, as long as it is within the AUA guidelines and student handbook expectations. Again, no stickers or markings can be put on the iPad device or protective case.

Every student must have an Apple ID. If a family chooses to connect that Apple ID to a credit/debit card, students can purchase and install apps, including free apps, as long as they are within the AUA and student handbook expectations. Students will need to have access to both the Apple ID and password while they are using the device. Tolles will distribute Apps to the student device and the Apple ID and password are required to install these items.

 


 

 

 

 

Students will need to have access to both the Apple ID and password while they are using the device to install Apps and update content. It is up to the family to decide whether to add this device to a current Apple ID or to create a new one. If you add this device to a current Apple ID that has a credit/debit card connected to it, the student would be able to make purchases of paid items on the App Store using the Apple ID and associated card information.

You can create an Apple ID without a credit card connected to it. Learn more here.

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

From cyberbullying and photo sharing to digital footprints and online safety, there are a number of great resources for you here.

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

Tolles is a Google For Education school district, so students will have Google Accounts that give them access to email, Google Drive and many other Google apps. These apps allow the teacher and the students to communicate and turn in assignments digitally.

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

Explain Everything, Google Drive, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides, Google Chrome, Google Classroom, Pages, Numbers, Keynote, iTunes U, and iMovie

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

Launch Lab

The Launch Lab is part classroom, part learning lounge, part incubator.  Think Facebook campus or Google Headquarters. Unlike lecture-based education, we have the latitude to experiment, shaking up traditional education in favor of individualized approaches that lift all students. The Launch Lab has given rise to a “movement” at Tolles, where technology integrates with traditional and experimental teaching to give students a robust educational experience.

Follow along in the Launch Lab on their Tumblr.


Google School

In an effort to streamline communication, enhance our networks and deliver the best possible education environment to lift our students to success, we are in the process of revolutionizing the schools infrastructure with the implementation of Google as our standard. Google documents. Google drive. Google messaging. And Google Mail.

Our students will not only have the most bankable skills when exiting our four walls but real-world technology skills that matter in today’s globally competitive job market.

Read more about Google Schools HERE