At Isaac School District all middle school students were provided with a Google Chromebook to use in the classroom starting in the 2013-2014 school year. Twenty three hundred Chromebooks were distributed.
By allowing our students’ access to Google Drive through Chromebooks, they were able to practice their typing skills, present research projects through visual demonstration and best of all receive real time feedback from their instructors.
“I am pleased with the success from our first year implementing Google Chromebooks in the classroom. This program has allowed our students access to technology that they may not have access to at home, ” said Dr. Mario Ventura, superintendent of Isaac School District.
After the completion of Isaac School District’s first year of implementing Google Chromebooks into the classroom, they have seen an increase in computer literacy and increased engagement in the classroom.
Because of the low socio-economic climate of Isaac’s neighborhoods many students do not have access to what most people see as everyday technology. Isaac believes it to be imperative that their students have access to 21st century technology to prepare them for a highly technological
Isaac School District serves approximately 7,500 students in the Maryvale community and is located in the West Phoenix Metropolitan area. Isaac has 11 schools total, 2 middles schools, 1 K-8th grade, 7 Elementary Schools and 1 Preschool.
Isaac is a one hundred percent Title 1 school district and provides free and reduced lunch to all of our students. Our population is approximately 98 percent Hispanic.
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