Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)
What is BYOD?
BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) requires that students provide their own, personal mobile devices, such as notebook laptop computers and Chromebooks.
While M’KIS does not provide each student with a device, we do:
M’KIS provides a range of cloud-based productivity apps, including G Suite and numerous other educational sites and content.
M'KIS permits (i) laptop/notebook (ii) Chromebook
Please read below for a description of each.
Laptops and Notebooks
Given the collected experiences of teachers, students and Integration Specialists, your child will likely find that a laptop or notebook computer best meets all the requirements of our curriculum and classroom. A primary advantage of a laptop/notebook computer is that it comes equipped with:
Making specific recommendations for laptops/notebooks is difficult as new models are released regularly. We advise that you choose a computer based on:
A Chromebook offers many of the advantages of a laptop/notebook, with some differences:
One significant difference is that Chromebooks do not have a hard drive. The Chrome OS is installed on a solid state drive (SSD).
Minimum requirement: 16 GB of internal storage for files, and provide at least one USB port and an SSD card slot for external
storage. The lack of a hard drive is one reason for enhanced battery life, and means that there are no moving parts. It is not
possible to install software.