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Teacher One to One Laptop Initiative


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In 2010, all certified staff in the Sunnyside Unified School district received a Lenovo laptop, classroom teachers received a tablet, and certified staff received an ultra portable thinkpad. The deliberate and direct inclusion of teachers, administrators, and certified staff in one of the first and largest technology adoptions ever embarked on in the district implies that, while teachers are responsible for a vast variety of aspects to investing and educating today’s child, as a district we must also invest in their broadening role within the classroom.

Infrastructure and Policy
Bridging the gap for teachers means including them in the process of transformation. As Sunnyside Unified School District continues to make large strides for systemic change, we are embarking on a large scale One to One teacher laptop adoption in the coming semester. To address the hardware needs of teachers, is paramount to sparking immediate interest and change in classroom instruction.

Professional Development
Intel Teach, Atomic Learning, Lenovo/IBM and One to One learning will all play an integral role in third party assistance in professional development with large scale implementations of classroom technology. Through these partnerships, it SUSD’s hope that each site will host a train the trainer model of professional development , just in time responses to learning moments, while encompassing some of the our greatest assets for instructions; students as teachers.

SUSD's One-to-One Computing

...is Tech-savvy.


...has Career Academies.


...believes in Marketing and Open Enrollment.


...has doubled college enrollment numbers. Our graduates are college and career ready.


...expects students to graduate. We have doubled graduation numbers over the past six years.


...is Online Learning. With anywhere anytime learning, SOSA and GradLink2.


...is Innovation. We don’t have textbooks, we LOG ON to learn.


...doesn’t just bridge the digital divide. We are eliminating it with One-to-One Laptops.


...inspires students. We are preparing students for the 21st Century and the world.


...is where Champions are Made. Sunnyside Little League World Series Champions and Sunnyside Wrestling Arizona State Division One Champions.


...starts working towards graduation before kindergarten. Award winning Ocotillo Early Learning Center.


...is nationally recognized as being an innovator with technology, and inspired the U.S. Secretary of Education to come see why.