Technology at delbarton
Delbarton Technology Mission Statement
In cooperation with the Delbarton learning community, the Technology Department endeavors to educate the whole person in:
MIND: ACADEMIC EXCELLENCEBy supporting classroom goals, lesson intent, and professional development.
BODY: TRANSCENDING THE CLASSROOMBy expanding the classroom beyond it’s physical walls, creating a learning space that is active and available 24/7-365, where students and teachers can communicate meaningfully and exchange ideas with those outside of Delbarton, and where they can gain access to a wide array of information and experience.
SPIRIT: DIGITAL CITIZENSHIPBy promoting moral behavior and relationships in an internet setting, by providing meaningful opportunities for students to demonstrate moral behavior online, by allowing students to leverage technology in a positive way.
One to One Laptop Program
Delbarton is a one to one, bring-your-own laptop school. A laptop is a mandatory component of every student's educational tool kit, like textbooks, calculators, and pencils. Students must have their laptops available at all times should a teacher wish to incorporate technology into the curriculum.
Laptops will be purchased and maintained by individual students and families. Families who qualify for full financial aid will be provided with a laptop for student use. For more information, please refer to the Financial Aid section of our website.
Note: The Technology Center cannot repair laptops.
STUDENT LAPTOPS SHOULD:
- Be PC or MAC, Windows 10/Sierra (or newer)
- Have at least 4GB of RAM and at least 128GB hard drive storage
- Have Wifi, Webcam, Ear Buds, Charger
- Have a protective sleeve or backpack
- Have the required software installed (see list below)