• Question: How many Chromebooks and monitors are in the district?

    • Answer: Check out the update page; be sure to check back for future updates.

    Question: Why are some schools receiving Chromebook carts for every core class and others are not?

    • Answer: As of school year 2018-19 all Lubbock ISD core classrooms will have Chromebook carts assigned to them. 
    • Please follow the link to our complete Digital Learning Plan.

    Question: Which classes are considered core classrooms?

    • Answer: Math, English/Language Arts/Reading (ELAR), Science, Social Studies, and some SPED classrooms are those considered to be core classrooms for the purpose outlined in the Digital Learning Plan.

    Question: How many Chromebooks will be in each cart?

    • Answer: In general, elementary core classroom carts will have enough Chromebooks for each student enrolled. Secondary core classroom carts will have 30 Chromebooks. The total number of Chromebooks in carts will be “leveled” or “balanced” by district technicians with the input of campus administration based on the number of students in core classrooms on each campus. Example: A secondary Chromebook cart assigned to a room with no more than 25 students in any one class will have 25 Chromebooks; whereas, a classroom with 34 students in a class will receive 34 Chromebooks, thus ensuring classrooms have the necessary equipment to be successful.

    Question: How will teachers be able to use Chromebook carts if they are a non-core classroom?

    • Answer: Every media center will be assigned at least one Chromebook cart. Non-core classrooms may check out these carts for instructional use.

    Question: Who receives replacements for SMART Boards? What is replacing the SMART Boards?

    • Answer: Core classrooms receiving Chromebook carts will also receive large, interactive LED displays/monitors. These displays will measure between 70” and 75”. Interactivity will be either on the board or on a small, portable device.
    • Click for more information: Dell C7017T Monitor ; SMART 6275 IQ monitor

    Question: What is happening with prekindergarten through first-grade classrooms?

    • Answer: All PK through first grade classrooms have received a new Windows 10 computer with a Smart 6275 interactive LED display that is height adjustable. The final group of these classrooms will be installed sometime during the first semester of school year 2018-19.

    Question: What will happen to the SMART Boards that are removed from campuses?

    • Answer: All SMART Boards will be utilized to facilitate and repair existing equipment.

    Question: Will SMART Notebook lessons work on the new, interactive touch displays?

    • Answer: YES! SMART Notebook will continue to work and teachers can use existing Notebook lessons regardless of the type of display installed in their classroom.

    Question: Can document cameras be used with the new displays?

    • Answer: YES! Document cameras can still be used via SMART Notebook.

    Question: Can a Chromebook be connected to the large display monitor?

    • Answer: Yes, but additional training may be needed to determine the purpose of attaching a Chromebook to the large display monitor.

    Question: Where will the new display be set installed?

    • Answer: The large LED display will be mounted in the same location as the existing SMART Board.

    Question: What is happening in prekindergarten through first grade classrooms?

    • Answer: All PK through first grade classrooms have received a new Windows 10 computer with a Smart 6275 interactive LED display that is height adjustable. The final group of these classrooms will be installed sometime during the first semester of school year 2018-19.