School District No. 42 provides staff and students with leading-edge hardware. The district continually upgrades hardware and strives to have no machine older than four years in our computing environment.
All hardware (including iOS devices) must be purchased through School District No. 42’s Purchasing Department in order to qualify for district IT support.
For more details, please see:
Hardware must be capable of running: macOS High Sierra (10.13)
For more details please refer to: Apple Support
Hardware must be capable of running: Microsoft Windows 10
For more details please refer to: Microsoft Support
District hardware is refreshed in line with a four-year evergreen replacement policy.
For more information please contact the Purchasing Department.
Multi-user student carts are provided to schools to assist with learning. We have found that the laptops/iPads make it easier for a wide range of students to be successful. Having access to this technology also makes it easier for teachers to meet the learning needs of all students in the classroom while helping to prepare them for success in a digital world.
Available hardware for student carts includes:
For an example, please see School District No. 42’s Inquiry Program.
School District 42 offers Spheros in select classrooms throughout the District. Please see the troubleshooting instructions and support information found here if assistance is required.