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Bring Your Own Device

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Our school is committed to moving students and staff forward in a contemporary learning environment. BYOD stands for Bring Your Own Device. This program allows students to bring an iPad to  school to support their learning.

 

In 2020 we will be  recommending all students from year 4 upwards to provide an iPad for daily use in classrooms.  Students in lower year levels will also be able to bring an iPad if parents choose. These devices can significantly improve student learning and also provide  more opportunities for students to develop their skills in information and communication technology.

iPads are a powerful means of differentiation and personalising a student's education. Student-owned devices facilitate student choice over which tool best suits their learning and communication style.
 

The BYOD program will strive to ensure students at Elanora State School are provided the very best educational opportunities to match their counterparts in other states and countries and prepare our senior students for high school.  By supporting students to become responsible digital citizens, we enhance classroom learning and skills that will prepare them for their future studies and careers.

 
 
  
 

Requirements and Technical Specifications for 2020

The following devices are acceptable for students, however may not be updated to new operating systems releases in to the future:

iPad 6th Generation with minimum of 32gb storage

 

The following add-ons are required for all students:
Case
Keyboard (usually a part of the case)

Recommended Extras:

Glass screen protector
Warranty and/or Accidental Damage Protection
Please note the following information:

The iPad mini does not meet the requirements and specifications for a device at Elanora State School . It does not support teaching and learning needs and is not compatible with Naplan Online.
We do not recommend the purchase of a cellular enabled device. A Wi-Fi only model will reduce the cost of the device significantly without compromising the student's ability to  complete school tasks. Students are required to access the internet and resources through the school's Wi-Fi network only while at school. Use of cellular data while at school is in breach of the school's Responsible Behaviour Plan for Students.

 

 

STEP 1:

Purchase your device. Elanora State School offers a customised BYOD portal that provides a simple system that allows you to purchase your device.


 Password: elanora2020
 

To access student pricing you must create an account.

iPad

STEP 2:

 (iPad only) Create a student  apple id-If you are not sure how to do this follow the Family Sharing Instructions.

STEP 3: 

Download Intune company portal app

STEP 4:

Contact the BYOD  team with your preferred day and time and an appointment will be made. ENSURE  that you have followed the instructions regarding your device BEFORE  you come to your appointment  byod@elanorass.eq.edu.au 

STEP 5: 

Bring your completed Participation  and Connectivity Request Form and iPad to your appointment. It is recommended that your child be present at this appointment.

Windows Device

Enrol your window device by following the instructions  found in the quick links  (Enrolling a windows device)
Install Office package



 This is provided free for students.

Step 4: 

Email  the BYOD  team to make an appointment  byod@elanorass.eq.edu.au 

with your preferred day and time and an appointment will be made. ENSURE  that you have followed the instructions regarding your device BEFORE  you come to your appointment.

Step 5:

Bring your completed Participation Form and iPad to your appointment. It is recommended that your child be present at this appointment.

  
 

Instructions for Microsoft Office Package


The Microsoft Office Suite can be downloaded by all students onto their personal devices free of charge.
Personal devices include devices in the students home environment as well as mobile devices.
In order for students to take advantage of this offer, students will require an active student login and school email account.
Download Process:
The initial loin page requires a student email address and password with the following authentication page only requiring the MIS username e.g. (jsprat1) and password.
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Last reviewed 10 February 2020
Last updated 10 February 2020