What type of computer will I earn?
v Teachers earn a brand new Lenovo Thinkpad T420,160GB Solid State Drive (SSD), 14 inch screen, 4 GB RAM, 802.11n wireless card, 10/100/1000 Ethernet, VGA port, plus a carrying case. The laptop is laser etched with the ECISD logo.
v Administrators earn a brand new Dell E6430S Latitude Laptop, 465 GB Hard Drive, 14 inch screen, 4 GBRAM, 802.11n wireless card, 10/100/1000 Ethernet, VGA port, HDMI Mini, plus a carrying case.
What happens if I leave my campus?
v Laptop belongs to ECISD and is subject to the ECISD Acceptable Use Policy
v If you leave your campus, contact technology
v If you leave the district, the laptop must be turned into technology
What happens if my laptop is damaged or has a virus?
v If the laptop is damaged,technology will evaluate the damage and determine liability
Can I install software on my laptop?
v ECISD software is allowable for installation pending licensing compliance (personal software is not allowed or installation)
Where can I find a list of courses available?
v Click here to go to Moodle to enroll in the Online courses
o You will need to login to Moodle using the same login as to your computer
o Under Technology, select FTLP Online Course
o Select the course you would like and enroll
How many courses do I need to take?
v There are 7 courses you will need to take to earn the Foundation Teacher Laptop Proficiency PD Level. The 7th course, Troubleshooting, must be completed last and has to be done Face-to-Face
v Courses can be completed in any order, except the Basic Technology Troubleshooting class, which must be taken last
Where are the courses I have taken kept?
v The record of teacher’s courses will be kept and reviewed in Eduphoria Workshop
v Teachers keep up with which courses they have taken and which courses are needed
v Teachers select the days for training based on the courses needed
Can I repeat a course and receive two credits?
v No, repeating a course doesn’t count twice, each course needs to be taken
Can I arrive late or leave early?
v Teachers must attend the entire course, complete assessment and survey before you will be granted credit for the course
v If you leave early you will need to repeat the entire course (no partial credit is given)
v If you arrive late you will not be allowed to attend class. Classes must start on time. Early arrival is appreciated