MBE Classrooms are equipped with a projector, teaching computer, DVD/VCR, sound system, document camera, and a teaching iPad with the Splashtop app. Grade K-1 classrooms are equipped with a Promethean Board. We have a Promethean Board in use in one 2nd grade classroom and our special education resource room.
MBE has two wired desktop computer labs. Grades K-2 are scheduled for a time each week in one of the labs, and they are able to sign up for additional time as well. Grades K-6 and specials can sign up for times in the other lab. This lab can also be used by any teachers for additional lab time.
Grades 2-6 have a grade level wireless laptop cart. Each is shared with four classrooms since we have four classes at each grade level. Non traditional classroom teachers have a laptop cart as well, and specials teachers have access to a small Macbook cart and have additional Mac or Dell desktops in their classrooms.
Grades K-6 have 3-5 additional class iPads for student use that they can pool from their grade level to do whole class instruction if needed.
MBE has two Lantronix print servers so that our iPads and Chromebooks will print to network printers.
All MBE computers have copier printing capabilities. Each grade level/area/office has a network printer or two in close proximity.
MBE has multiple sets of eInstruction CPS clickers available for classes.
MBE currently has three class sets of Chromebooks for sign out for use in the classrooms A cart of Chromebooks is housed in 4th, 5th & 6th grade.
The MBE Library has several search stations as well as a set of Chromebooks for use with classes.
MBE Sixth grade teachers and students utilize Moodlerooms.
All MBE teachers and students have Google users already set up for use with Google Drive and Classroom. Student Google Gmail is restricted for K-5 students and filtered for grade 6 students.
All MBE students and staff have a personal network drive and a shared drive space that is backed up on our server.
All MBE teachers have a Brainpop account and access to ExamView software and test banks.