1:Web in BVSD
“It is not about the technology; it’s about sharing knowledge and information, communicating efficiently, building learning communities and creating a culture of professionalism in schools. These are the key responsibilities of all educational leaders.” – Marion Ginapolis
The 1:Web program supports the BVSD Mission—“to create challenging, meaningful and engaging learning opportunities so that all children thrive and are prepared for successful, civically engaged lives”—by achieving and maintaining a focus on student learning through digital devices and preparing them to use these devices as productive members of a digitally connected society. Students and teachers will have the access they need to
- critically think, and
- create for authentic audiences.
1:Web is a term derived from 1:1 (or 1 device for every person), a phrase common in school districts across the globe. At its core, 1:Web is about each student being able to connect to the world online through any device.
BVSD began visioning a 1:Web initiative in 2013 and deployed devices at our pilot school, Centaurus High School, on January 8, 2015. The board approved the 1:Web program expansion for 6-12 grade in March 2017.