Manteca Unified staff and families of students in the school district are invited and encouraged to attend information sessions to become familiarized with the technology involved in launching the $30 million Going Digital project. The program will equip all 23,000+ students in the district, from elementary to high school, with a computer laptop to use at school and at home, to get them prepared and ready for the challenges of 21st-century education.
Several information sessions are scheduled for families and district staff members where they can explore, ask questions, and watch demonstrations related to the district Going Digital. There will be experts on hand to provide answers and demonstrate the new 3E computer device that the students will be using in the classroom. Additionally, the Microsoft Suite of products that will be part of the 3E computers will be explained.
Among the different topics to be covered:
• Panasonic – Solving common problems parents face at home with student devices.
• Microsoft in the classroom.
• Intel – What makes the 3E different from other laptops and tablets?
• Cisco – How Cisco secured your child’s access to a global education through a trustworthy network.
Manteca Unified partnered with the above computer giant companies – Panasonic, Microsoft, Intel, and Cisco – in launching Going Digital.
Below are the date and locations for the family information sessions, all held from 6 to 7:15 p.m.:
• Monday, Nov. 3 – Stella Brockman Elementary (Facebook RSVP http://bit.ly/stellab1)
• Tuesday, Nov. 4 – Stella Brockman Elementary (Facebook RSVP http://bit.ly/stellab2)
• Wednesday, Nov. 5 – Lathrop High School (Facebook RSVP http://bit.ly/lathrop1)
• Thursday, Nov. 6 – Weston Ranch High School (Facebook RSVP http://bit.ly/wrhs1)
RSVP can also be made by calling 209.858.0861.
Refreshments will be provided at all sessions. Each information session or booth will also be holding prize drawings.