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Purchase Your New Computer 

CLICK LINKS BELOW TO BEGIN YOUR PURCHASE DIRECTLY FROM APPLE

All students are required to purchase a computer when starting at Hyde School. Our recommended and cost conservative model is an iPad 10 due to the ideal combination of price, power, weight, and durability.

The following features by Apple help reduce its environmental impact:

  • Highly recyclable aluminum enclosure
  • Mercury-free LED-backlit display
  • Arsenic-free display glass
  • BFR-free
  • PVC-free5
  • Beryllium-free
  • Reduced packaging volume
  • Meets ENERGY STAR 6.1 requirements
  • Rated EPEAT Gold6

Click on image below to start your purchase with Apple.

Go directly to Apple to buy your new iPad10.

Click Here to be directed to Apple Store

Tech Specs: 10.9 Inch Screen

1.05 lbs (477 grams)

A14 Bionic Chip

  • 6-core CPU

  • 4-core Graphics

  • 16-core Neural Engine

Justification: This device is powerful enough to use a broad range of applications for school. This device exceeds the requirements of the College Board Bluebook App which is required for digital testing (AP, SAT, etc)

Click Here to Buy Protective Cover & Keyboard

 

RECOMMENDED KEY BOARD & COVER:

We recommend you purchase a protective cover and keyboard for your new iPad 10. 

This will provide extra protection as well as expanding the usability of your new iPad10

CLICK HERE or THE IMAGE TO THE RIGHT (Directing you to Amazon to purchase)

About the keyboard & protective Cover:

  • Easy-Set Magnetic Stand: you can attach your iPad 10th generation to the keyboard back case magnetically, Set the floating cantilever stand with one smooth motion, and transform your iPad into a highly performant and easy-to-use laptop within a second! Which is perfect for traveling, business, and school.
  • Multi-Touch Trackpad: It with a built-in precision trackpad that can quickly and easily navigate your iPad. Full multi-touch gesture support lets you redefine productivity by allowing you to edit documents, build presentations, and browse the web with unparalleled speed. It also with a full row of iPadOS shortcuts, to adjust brightness levels, volume or change your music with one tap.
  • Enhanced Protection: The keyboard case is composed of a sturdy keyboard base and synthetic vegan leather case which offers unmatched protection to the iPad during use, on the go or in case of accidental knocks/falls. The strength and structural integrity of the keyboard case makes it ideal for any environment.
  • Long-Lasting Battery: The 750mAh battery and ultra-efficient design let you work longer on a single charge. Work daily for 3 months or nightly for 2 weeks on a single charge then recharge quickly with convenient USB-C charging
  • Compatibility: This keyboard case is only compatible with iPad 10.9 inch 10th Generation; models A2696, A2757, A2777

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Why an iPad 10?
The iPad 10 is selected for its balance of performance, durability, and ease of use. It supports a wide range of educational apps, offers a long battery life, and integrates well with our existing digital infrastructure. Additionally, it provides a consistent platform for all students, ensuring compatibility with course materials and school software.  It also has a low environmental impact over other options.

If my student already has a computer, do I still need to buy this one?
Yes and no. We recommend that each student to have an equivalent to an iPad 10 to ensure uniformity in our digital learning environment. This helps in maintaining consistency across all classes and activities, facilitating a smoother educational experience for both students and teachers.

What if it gets lost or broken?
In the event that an iPad is lost, stolen or broken, your own insurance program or apple care may covers repair or replacement. We strongly recommend enrolling in this program to minimize potential costs and disruptions to your child's education.

Will Hyde be providing tech support?
Yes, Hyde School provides basic tech support for all students when it comes to accessing the internet . Our IT department is available to assist or direct with most technical issues, ensuring that your student’s learning experience is as smooth as possible.  The IT department will recommend Apple Store or service providers beyond helping with internet access and damage to a device.

Will you have any available to purchase on campus?
No. We recommend that you go to an apple store or online at the link above. We recommend securing your iPad in advance to ensure availability.

How will the iPad 10 be used in the classroom?
The iPad 10 will be used for a variety of educational activities, including accessing digital textbooks, completing assignments, participating in interactive lessons, and collaborating with classmates on projects. Teachers will integrate the iPads into their daily lessons to enhance learning.

Are there any restrictions on the use of the iPad 10 outside of school?
Yes, we have guidelines in place to ensure that the iPads are used appropriately both in and out of school. These guidelines include restrictions on certain apps and content to help students stay focused on their studies. Parents will have access to these guidelines and can set additional restrictions if desired.

Will my student receive training on how to use the iPad 10?
Yes, we provide an orientation session for all students at the beginning of the school year. This session covers the basics of using the iPad 10, as well as tips for staying organized and making the most of the available educational tools.

What apps will my student need to install on the iPad 10?
We will provide a list of required apps before the start of the school year. These apps will include educational tools, productivity software, and any specific applications needed for your child's courses. The list will also include instructions on how to install and set up each app.
 
 

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