Innovative Technology Services
The I.T.S. division empowers the Thompson School District community to grow into the future with innovative technology today. We strive to create technology infused environments where students use their digital tools to create, communicate, and critically think so students can thrive in this digitally connected world. By having digital access and equity our students will
- become successful graduates in this increasingly digital world,
- demonstrate their learning in meaningful ways, and
- be encouraged to collaborate and connect with each other and global audiences.
14K+ student devices
23 Innovation Labs
Technology in Schools
Thompson's Tech4All program ensures students have access to digital tools. Thompson SD is creating learning conditions that enable students to reach their fullest potential.
In the 21st century, education is complemented with digital resources and tools that support curriculum and creativity.
The district takes many steps to ensure that students are taught digital citizenship and protected from harmful software and actors.
Professional Development opportunities to collaborate, learn, connect so we can provide students with engaging digital learning experiences.
Recently our Digital Learning Cohort (DLC) had an opportunity to spend a day exploring the use of digital tools that our students have access to. Our day was focused on the use of our Innovation iPad Carts, Student Tech4All iPads, and Student Tech4All Chromebooks.
Effectively managing sharing permissions in Google Drive is crucial for maintaining a secure and organized collaborative environment. By understanding the different levels of permissions, you can ensure that files and folders are shared appropriately, keeping our data safe and secure while also facilitating seamless collaboration among teachers, students, and staff members.
In today's digital age, cybersecurity is paramount, particularly in the education sector. With an ever-expanding online presence, the need to bolster defenses against cyber threats is more crucial than ever. This October, during Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we focus on the increasing threats and attacks faced by K-12 institutions. Two new security campaigns are introduced to protect students, staff, and valuable data.
By understanding IT security incidents and knowing how to respond, we strengthen our collective ability to safeguard our district's information and assets.
Spear phishing attacks are highly targeted and personalized attempts by malicious actors to trick individuals into revealing sensitive information or performing actions.
Through digital tools, our students can demonstrate their learning in meaningful ways, including using the technology tools of their future.