What is the West New York Districtís Technology Plan?
The districtís technology plan is a detailed document that has been approved and accepted by the New Jersey Department of Education. The 2010-2013 plan can be viewed in its entirety from the technology area of this website. Details...
What resources are available to prepare elementary students to use technology?
Every kindergarten through sixth grade classroom is equipped with computers. Students begin receiving formalized computer instruction in the first grade in the schoolsí computer labs. Students are also scheduled to use the available resources in the schoolís Media Centers. Wireless laptop computers are also available for use by an entire class to integrate technology with classroom instruction.
All fourth grade students
are assessed in computer and information literacy.
What resources are available to prepare middle school students to use technology?
eighth grade students are housed in a new state-of-the-art building where each
classroom is equipped with computers, large-screen television sets, VCRs, DVDs,
and streaming videos. The students are scheduled to receive instruction in a
fully equipped computer lab. The Media Center offers students and teachers the
use of a large computer lab,
digital cameras, multi-media projectors, large screen television sets, VCRs,
DVDs, and overhead projectors.
All students in Grade 8 are
assessed in computer and information literacy.
What technological resources are available in the high school?
school has eight computer labs, an Interactive Television classroom, a portable
wireless lap-top station, and a Media Center. Although technology is integrated
into the instruction, there is also a wide-range of elective computer courses
available to the students. The high school is also a Certified Microsoft
Testing Center, and students who are enrolled in
are given the opportunity to receive Microsoft Certification.
What type of technological communication is available in the district?
A district-wide technology infrastructure of data and voice networking is available to every classroom, educational support area, and administrative office. All district employees have e-mail accounts connected through Microsoft Outlook Web Access web mail.
What is the districtís Acceptable Use Policy?
This policy is in place for every employee and student in the district. It outlines how the districtís technology can be used and must be signed by each employee and by the parent/guardian of each student. The policies in their entirety can be viewed on the districtís website. Details...
How is technology used to communicate with others?
Communications for all students, staff, parent(s) and/or guardian(s), and community members is maintained by the district website. This website contains updated educational information and the opportunity for communication. The Intranet provides further communication between staff, students, and or parent(s)/guardian(s).
The district also uses
ConnectEd to send personalized messages to thousands of parents, faculty, staff,