The department’s Wi-Fi network installed in high schools operates on the 802.11n 5Ghz standard. Devices that do not support this standard will not be able to connect to the 5Ghz network.
The current or prior version of Windows 8 Mac OS X, or iOS
Software and apps:
School-based requirements. All software and apps should be fully updated.
A minimum of 5hrs battery life to last the school day.
Memory and RAM:
A minimum specification of 16 GB storage and 2 GB RAM to process and store data effectively.
Camera and microphone.
Devices should have a reasonable sized screen of at least 7 inches and a sturdy keyboard to enable continuous use throughout the day.
Casing: Tough and sturdy to avoid breakage. For tablets and iPads a case that attaches to the device and that has a keyboard is recommended.
Weight: Lightweight for ease of carrying.
Durability: Durable and strong.
Carry case: Supply a carry case or skin to protect the device.
Insurance and warranty: Be aware of the terms of insurance policies/warranties for the device. The school will not accept responsibility for loss or breakage.
Back-up storage: Consider a portable hard drive as an appropriate source of back-up storage for essential documents.