CLASS

Connected Learning for the Achievement of Students and Staff

Connected Classrooms

TeacherManagementLPS supports digital delivery of instruction through the deployment of equipment that transforms traditional classrooms into Connected Classrooms where students and educators can see, interact with, hear and capture effective instruction.

A reliable wired and wireless infrastructure is foundational to a Connected Classroom. Visit this site for updates on LPS efforts to update and upgrade the technology infrastructure.

Components

Infrastructure: Core Network Switches in each building and Wireless Access Points in each classroom
See
: Wall-mounted, short-throw projectors
Hear: Integrated audio system
Interact: Classroom tablet and stand with wireless projection capability
Capture: Integrated classroom distance learning and safety camera

Resources for Teachers

Benchmarks

ConnectedClassroomTierII2014-2015

  • Begin wired infrastructure upgrades in all LPS schools
  • Updates to district core network switch equipment to increase inter-school bandwidth from 1Gbps to 10Gbps
2015-2016
  • Continue wired infrastructure upgrades in all LPS schools
  • Update and upgrade wireless infrastructure in all Middle Schools and High Schools
  • Update display devices in all Middle School classrooms
  • Install audio enhancement systems in all Middle School classrooms
2016-2017
  • Complete wired infrastructure upgrades in all LPS schools
  • Update and upgrade wireless infrastructure in all Elementary Schools
  • Update display devices in all High School classrooms
  • Install audio enhancement systems in all High School classrooms
2017-2019
  • Update display devices in all Elementary classrooms
  • Install audio enhancement systems in all Elementary School classrooms