• mtsd Instructional Technology
    MHS - BYOD - Technical Specifications
    BYOD Technology Minimum Requirements
    As a Google Apps for Education (GAFE) school district, a Chromebook will meet all the educational needs of your students.  However, students may choose to bring a laptop, chromebook, iOs tablet, Android Tablet, or Smartphone that meets the following requirements:
    • Windows 7, Mac OS 10.7, Android 4.4, iOS 7
    • Able to connect to Wi-fi (AC best B/G/N minimal)
    • 3-6 hours of battery life
    • Must run Chrome
    • Must run Google Classroom
      • To determine if your device can run Google Classroom, go to the app store on your device OR to the Chrome App Store. Search for Google Classroom. Read compatibility features.
    • Productivity Software:
      • Must be able to access (on a tablet or smartphone, these apps should be installed on the device):
        • Google Drive
        • Google Docs
        • Google Slides
        • Google Sheets
    • PDF reader
    • Utilize Earbuds or Headphones
    Additional subject area apps may be recommended by classroom instructor such as:
    • Calculator
    • Note Pad
    • Voice to Text App
    • Multimedia Creators (WeVideo or iMovie)