Technology (Laptop/Device) use in class is permitted only under the supervision of a faculty member and left to the teacher’s discretion. If technology becomes a distraction or if the teacher thinks the use is not necessary for that lesson, a teacher may direct students not to use their laptop/device in class.
You have two choices when choosing your device for our B.Y.O.D. program:
Any popular brand laptop with the Microsoft operating system will allow the added ability for installation of the Microsoft 365 Suite among other programs.
The MacBook is the most popular student laptop on campus but it is absolutely the most expensive. Students love the Apple Apps including iMovie and the interaction with their iPhones.
Please note that an added Emery benefit is the ability to access/download the full Microsoft Office Suite without cost (Mac or PC). You will be able to install this software onto 5 separate machines with the student’s EWS account.
Stein/Schechter Library has eight desktop (four PC and four Mac) computers available for student use during the school day. Each computer has Microsoft Office, Adobe Suite, and various other programs for student use.
Each student gets the following accounts while enrolled at the school:
An added Emery/Weiner benefit is the ability to access/download the full Microsoft Office Suite without cost (Mac or PC). You will be able to install this software onto 5 separate machines with a student’s EWS account.
Each student is provided with a school email through Outlook 365. Students can access this email through the web or set up a device to receive emails. The school administration and staff communicate information through email so students should check this on a daily basis. Students will receive their EWS e-mail login information during New Student Orientation before the first day of school.
Each student is provided with a school Google Drive account. Students can use their drive to create documents, spreadsheets, and PowerPoint-type files, as well as store files they need to access for their classes. Students will receive their School Google Drive login information during the New Student Orientation.