New Town Secondary School's PLD

Student And Staff Preferences

After a series of engagement sessions and surveys with students and staff, the following findings have been gathered:
S/NFactorDescription
1Form factorWhile most students prefer devices with a moderate screen size (10 inch to 12 inch display), almost all students and staff prefer devices which are slim and portable for active learning in and outside of the classroom.
2SpecificationsBoth students and staff identified the following as preferred specifications for the device:
  1. Smooth inking function (note-taking, annotation, sketching),
  2. Long battery life (to last the entire school day) and
  3. Good front and back camera (video conferencing, photography and scanning)
 3Learning mattersStudents and staff prefers a device that can cater to the use of:
  1. SLS for self-directed learning,
  2. Educational applications to enhance active learning in the classroom and
  3. Communication and collaboration platforms such as Student iCON and Google Classrooms 

Student And Staff Preferences

After a series of engagement sessions and surveys with students and staff, the following findings have been gathered:
S/NFactorDescription
1Form factorWhile most students prefer devices with a moderate screen size (10 inch to 12 inch display), almost all students and staff prefer devices which are slim and portable for active learning in and outside of the classroom.
2SpecificationsBoth students and staff identified the following as preferred specifications for the device:
  1. Smooth inking function (note-taking, annotation, sketching),
  2. Long battery life (to last the entire school day) and
  3. Good front and back camera (video conferencing, photography and scanning)
 3Learning mattersStudents and staff prefers a device that can cater to the use of:
  1. SLS for self-directed learning,
  2. Educational applications to enhance active learning in the classroom and
  3. Communication and collaboration platforms such as Student iCON and Google Classrooms 


NTSS PLD Bundle

With the findings gathered, the school has decided on the following bundle:

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NTSS PLD Bundle comes with:
  1. Apple iPad 10.2" 32 GB Wifi
  2. Logitech Ruggedized Keyboard Case
  3. Apple Pencil (1st Generation)
  4. 3 Years Warranty + 3 Years Insurance
Specifications:
  1. 3 GB RAM
  2. 128 GB ROM
  3. iOS Operating System
  4. 10.2" Display (Diagonal)


Deployment Of PLD

The devices will be distributed to Secondary One to Secondary Three students in Term 3 and will be progressively used during lessons