Bring your Own Device (B.Y.O.D)
GEIS B.Y.O.D Information Video
At GEIS we strongly recommend a Chromebook computer for learning as they are cost efficient, strong, work perfectly with our network and are perfect for learning due to their lack of distractions. When purchasing a device there are a few things to consider. Click here for the latest deals from our partner Noel Leeming.
Minimum Chromebook Specs
Screen Size: 10''
Storage Capacity: 16GB
Processing RAM: 4GB
Battery Life: 6+ Hours
Protection: Protective Carry Case
Headphones: Over-Ear Headphone
Screen Protector / Wireless Keyboard + Mouse
Have you considered purchasing a Family Zone pack for $48.40? This licence allows parents to monitor your child’s internet / phone/ social media / gaming / sleep / screen time use on home and mobile networks, when not at school? Included are 6 licences per family pack which cover any type of device or mobile phone.
For more info please visit: www.familyzone.com/geis-school-nz
Things to consider:
Portability - weight
Durability - case / screen protection / insurance
Local High School B.Y.O.D Year 9 Options
Battery Life - Aim to last for 6 hours without charging
Speed at start-up
Wordprocessing Ease e.g keyboard
Ease of use
It's really important that you set up your chomebook correctly for your child so that you are the administrator of your child's device. No child should have a personal email until they are 13 years old.
INTERNET/wifi USE AND B.Y.O.D AGREEMENT
INTERNET/wifi Acceptable Use Policy & B.Y.O.D POLICY
SPECIAL DEALS TO POWER UP FOR SCHOOL