In an effort to develop 21st Century digital literacy skills for both students and parents, Altus Academy offers a one-to-one technology program for home use. Each admitted student receives a Chromebook and an altusacademy.org email account to access Google applications necessary for school work. Also, an emphasis on electronic communication facilitates faster connections between parents and educators at Altus. More importantly, Chromebooks at home allow parents to access critical information on student academic progress, school updates, and general resources found on the internet.
Technology services offered to Altus Academy parents:
Chromebook 101 Workshop: key functions and applications
Gmail, TeacherEase, ClassDojo, ALEKS Activation Workshop
Computer Literacy Basics Class
Google Applications Workshop (Docs, Spreadsheets, Presentations, Calendar)
Internet Filtering Home Installation (OpenDNS) (upon request)
Individualized Training (upon request)