Welcome to the BES Student Device Resources Page
Our device resources page contains videos, documents and tips to help you get the most out of your iPad. You will also find information on student and family responsibilities for taking care of your WCPS issued device and accessories.
If you need help or experience issues with your device, please fill out a IT Help Desk ticket using the link below.
Read our Mid-Year Principal's Message about Device Care
iPad Device Care and Responsibilities
BES Student iPad Care and Responsibilities
WCPS iPad Distribution Video
(This video covers using your new devices safely, device care and responsibilities)
Learn to use the iPad control center, accessibility features, apps and more.
Using and Charging
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Device Replacement Costs
WCPS families are responsible for the replacement cost of missing or damaged items from student neglect as outlined in the device user agreement. For reference, the following chart shows approximate costs charged for lost items or damage caused by neglect.
Accidental damage to the iPad is covered under AppleCare. AppleCare will not cover any accessories Remember, these devices and accessories are property of Worcester County Public Schools and need to last our students 4 years! Families will return all equipment at the end of each school year, and the same equipment will be reissued to students the following year.
BES Technology Opportunity Statement
The ultimate goal of producing the highest possible student success rates at BES will happen in part through providing purposeful technology integrated instruction. The highest level of student achievement takes place when technology is used as a transformative tool, rather then just an enhancement tool.
Digital Citizenship Resources
Are you a Digital Citizen?
Test out your digital
A digital citizen is a person who develops the skills and knowledge to effectively use the Internet and other digital technology, especially in order to participate responsibly in social and civic activities.
Digital Passport™ by Common Sense Education is a suite of six interactive games that addresses key issues kids face in today's digital world. Each engaging game teaches critical digital citizenship skills that help students learn to use technology responsibly. Games are available in Spanish. Click below to play!
Parents, visit commonsense.org to find resources to help safely navigate your child in a world of media and technology.