One-to-One Learning

The term one-to-one refers to programs that provide all students in a school with their own mobile-computing device. Beginning with the 2017-18 school year, every 6th-12th grade student received a Chromebook for digital learning. In the 2020-21 school year, devices will be provided to all K-12th grade students. This is part of the District's technology plan to increase the computer-to-student ratio, allowing more opportunities for students to work with digital devices, and expand their learning beyond the four walls of our schools.

Why One-to-One?

The one-to-one program is designed to create a connected environment that provides enriched and engaging learning opportunities for our students.

This program is a result of collaboration and research started in 2014 by our District's Technology Steering Committee, made up of Platte County R-3 teachers and administrators. One-to-one provides opportunities to personalize learning for individual students. We envision students using their devices to keep organized, manage their work, communicate, collaborate, and be creative.

How is One-to-One Funded?

This program is being funded through a combination of strategies. Some expenditures were reduced as a result of going one-to-one -- maintaining computer labs and classroom student stations became unnecessary, and textbook purchasing has dwindled over time as free, open-source content becomes available. Revenue increases from the growth in our tax base will also provide some funding for one-to-one. Using out-of-the-box strategies prevents the District from seeking additional funding from taxpayers.

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