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The One to One Project

Why is Mitchell Community Schools going one to one (One device for each student)?

  • Develops College and Career Ready Students with 21st Century Skill Set
  • Increases student engagement and student achievement
  • Develops independent/teamwork skills
  • Provides opportunity for more high school/junior high school course work than currently offered 
  • Fits into our strategic plan under:
    • We must  provide  programming that meets all students’ needs
    • Continuous improvement of schools is vital
    • Improve the student experience
    • Improve access to technology for all stakeholders
    • Increase learning opportunities using technology for all stakeholders
    • Support online learning efforts
    • Market our schools to prospective students and their families
    • Promote motivational techniques
    • Great schools ensure the survival and prosperity of  the community of Mitchell

Big Goal #1:

Personalizing Student Learning

  • Teachers grow into roles of adviser, content expert, and coach. Technology helps make teaching and learning more meaningful and fun. 
  • Allows for more interesting, diverse, and current learning materials and provides opportunities for expressing understanding through images, sound, and text.
  • Offers students ways to experiment and observe phenomenon and to view results in graphic ways that aid in understanding
  • Increases student engagement, motivation and accelerates learning
  • Links teachers to their students and to content and resources that will improve and personalize learning
  • Expands course offerings, experiences, and learning materials
  • Supports learning 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Improves the student experience

Big Goal #2:

Use technology to help our students become college and career ready

  • Intellectually challenged while providing  a realistic view of what the workplace looks like
  • Helps students acquire the skills they need to survive in a complex, highly technological knowledge-based economy
  • Technology infuses classrooms with digital learning tools: IPads – Chromebooks

Big Goal #3:

Deepen learning by using 21st Century Skills in the classroom

  • Changes the way teachers teach, offering educators effective ways to reach different types of learners and assess student understanding through multiple means
  • Students acquire and refine their analysis and problem-solving skills as they work individually and in teams to find, process, and synthesize information they've found online.
  • Routinely deepens and enhances the learning process. active engagement, participation in groups, frequent interaction and feedback, and connection to real-world experts.
  • Develops independent/teamwork skills