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All Lower School students will be issued a device to keep at home in the event that a cohort, class or the school needs to transition to remote learning due to quarantine.  Students and families will receive a technology orientation during the first weeks of school to ensure all students are able to access their accounts throughout the year.
All Lower School students will be issued a device to keep at home in the event that a cohort, class or the school needs to quarantine.  Students in Grade 3, 4, and 5 will receive a technology orientation during the first weeks of school to ensure all students are able to access their accounts throughout the year. Families of students in Grade PK - 2 will receive a technology orientation to review in the event their child need to quarantine throughout the school year.


If you have any questions that are not answered here, please contact us at [mailto:support-ticket@riverdale.edu support-ticket@riverdale.edu]
If you have any questions that are not answered here, please contact us at [mailto:support-ticket@riverdale.edu support-ticket@riverdale.edu]
==Pre-K - Grade 2==
=='''Pre-K - Grade 2'''==


===Equipment===
===Equipment===
'''Pre-K to Kindergarten''' students will be issued an iPad with a charging cable to keep at home in the event we need to transition to remote learning. '''1st and 2nd Grade''' classes will be issued an iPad with a charging cable.  While charging cables can stay at home, the iPad will travel to and from school on a daily basis. Students will use a Clever badge, in conjunction with the Clever app to log in to their devices.
'''Pre-K to Kindergarten''' students will be issued an iPad with a charging cable to keep at home in the event we need to transition to remote learning.  
===How to Login - Clever===
 
'''1st and 2nd Grade''' classes will be issued an iPad with a charging cable.  While charging cables can stay at home, the iPad will travel to and from school on a daily basis. Pre-K to Grade 2 students will use a Clever badge, in conjunction with the Clever app to log in to their devices.
===How to Login to Clever===
The Clever badge along with the Clever App will give your student access to all of the learning platforms they will use throughout the school year. This Badge can be used by your child to logon to our systems without having to remember or type a username and passphrase.  All students will be provided with a printed version of their Badge during device distribution. You can also scan a digital copy of the badge if you have one available, by holding your phone with the Badge open, up to the camera on your iPad/Chromebook.
The Clever badge along with the Clever App will give your student access to all of the learning platforms they will use throughout the school year. This Badge can be used by your child to logon to our systems without having to remember or type a username and passphrase.  All students will be provided with a printed version of their Badge during device distribution. You can also scan a digital copy of the badge if you have one available, by holding your phone with the Badge open, up to the camera on your iPad/Chromebook.


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#'''Logon'''<br>Hold your Badge to the camera.  You can also scan the Badge by holding your phone - with the Badge open - up to the camera.  We encourage families to keep their Clever app stored in a safe accessible location for student to use
#'''Logon'''<br>Hold your Badge to the camera.  You can also scan the Badge by holding your phone - with the Badge open - up to the camera.  We encourage families to keep their Clever app stored in a safe accessible location for student to use


==Grades 3 - 5==
=='''Grades 3 - 5'''==


===Equipment===
===Equipment===
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All 3rd to 5th grade students will use their Riverdale credentials to log in to their Chromebooks both at school and at home. Student logins consist of their first initial of their first name, their last name, and the graduation year @Riverdale.edu.   
All 3rd to 5th grade students will use their Riverdale credentials to log in to their Chromebooks both at school and at home. Student logins consist of their first initial of their first name, their last name, and the graduation year @Riverdale.edu.   


==Digital Learning Platforms==
=='''Digital Learning Platforms'''==
'''All students''' will have access to a variety of Digital Learning Platforms to use throughout the school year.  For detailed information on how to login to these platforms please review our  [[Access my LS child’s digital Learning Platforms#Early Learning|LS Digital Learning Platforms article]]
'''All students''' will have access to a variety of Digital Learning Platforms to use throughout the school year.  For detailed information on how to login to these platforms please review our  [[Access my LS child’s digital Learning Platforms#Early Learning|LS Digital Learning Platforms article]]
==Use the device for remote learning==
=='''Use the device for Remote Learning'''==
Please review our [[Help my lower school child with remote learning|help my lower school child with remote learning]] article for practical information about HOW your child will use their device for remote learning, and how you can support them.
Please review our [[Help my lower school child with remote learning|help my lower school child with remote learning]] article for practical information about HOW your child will use their device for remote learning, and how you can support them.
==Device Replacement and Repair Policy==
=='''Device Replacement and Repair Policy'''==
If a device is lost, stolen or destroyed/damaged beyond repair while off-campus (including at home and during transit to/from school), the family will be responsible for the full replacement cost of:
If a device is lost, stolen or destroyed/damaged beyond repair while off-campus (including at home and during transit to/from school), the family will be responsible for the full replacement cost of:


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Families are responsible for replacing broken chargers with the equivalent OEM (Apple or Lenovo) product ([mailto:support-ticket@riverdale.edu contact us for details] if you find yourself in that situation). If there is a manufacturing defect or other non-user issue, we will investigate and determine the best course of action.
Families are responsible for replacing broken chargers with the equivalent OEM (Apple or Lenovo) product ([mailto:support-ticket@riverdale.edu contact us for details] if you find yourself in that situation). If there is a manufacturing defect or other non-user issue, we will investigate and determine the best course of action.


==Care for your Lower School child's iPad or Chromebook==
=='''Care for your Lower School child's iPad or Chromebook'''==
For more information about how to care and maintain your device working properly please review our [[Care for my lower school child's iPad or Chromebook?|detailed help article.]]
For more information about how to care and maintain your device working properly please review our [[Care for my lower school child's iPad or Chromebook?|detailed help article.]]


==Technology Orientation==
=='''Technology Orientation'''==
All 1st to 5th Grade students will receive a Technology Orientation during the first weeks of School. Third to Fifth Grade students will be asked to submit a technology pledge.
 
=== Pre-K - 2 ===
The following technology orientation has been compiled to assist you in supporting your child in the event they need to quarantine.
 
[https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1N0edlnoGXJAviR0EpH4CiuicjtXSpnC3P2csRBfJVo4/edit#slide=id.g8fb8c51ebc_0_100 Pre-K - Grade 2 Technology Orientation]
 
=== Grades 3 - 5 ===
Students in Grade 3, 4, and 5 will receive a technology orientation during the first weeks of school to ensure all students are able to access their accounts throughout the year. The following technology orientation has been compiled to assist you in supporting your child in the event they need to quarantine.
 
[https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1Y9nXjCcqQM1tH1JlBYzRj3XaMatb_JuYIbFl5SUpQVM/edit#slide=id.g8fb8c51ebc_0_100 Grade 3 Technology Orientation]
 
[https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1_083tNq9_slciNlGAdLSJwiFUM8xT8P_4sqPxBiLjjY/edit#slide=id.g81ef208d7a_0_0 Grade 4 - 5 Technology Orientation]
 
== '''Technology Pledge''' ==
We ask that all families submit a technology pledge upon receiving their RCS issued device. Below are the links to each Pledge. 


==FAQ==
==FAQ==
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