Windows Laptop/TabletWindows RT Tablet*Mac LaptopAndroid Tablet*iPad/iPad Mini*
Storage Capacity64GB32GB
Operating SystemWindows 7 or higherWindows 8 RTmacOS 10.7 or higherAndroid 4.2 or higheriOS 6 or higher
Memory2GB1GB512MB
Screen Size10.1"11"7" (10" recommended)7.9" (9.7" recommended)
WirelessWi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n)
Battery Life8 hours
Recommended AccessoriesHeadphones

Commonly Used Applications & Programs in the Division

This chart is not a comprehensive list of programs, and applications used in each classroom may differ. Individual schools may use other applications not listed below.

 Windows Laptop/TabletWindows RT Tablet*Mac LaptopAndroid Tablet*iPad/iPad Mini*
Discovery EducationYesYesYesYesYes
GizmosYesNoYesNoYes
DestinyYesYesYesNoYes
Khan Academy (via YouTube)YesYesYesYesYes
Compass OdysseyYesNoYesNoNo
Classroom CommunityYesYesYesYesYes

*iPad/Android/Windows RT Note
Students may bring iPads, Android, or Windows RT tablets for use in schools. However, it should be noted that not all division applications will run on those devices and students may face difficulties in completing some assignments.

Students should have a Microsoft Office compatible program for creating documents. There are free resources available such as Open Office. Additionally, devices must use the division network while on the school campus.

Devices should have an internet browser such as Internet Explorer version 8 or later, Safari version 6 or later, or comparable versions of Firefox or Chrome.