Mobile Learning on the GO!

Mobile Learning on the GO! Planning

Strategic Planning -To Do List:


  • Vision
  • Identify Teams
  • Meetings
  • Planning
  • Research and Development-Mobile Learning and Student Achievement
  • Filtering- CIPA compliant
  • Documents and Policies
  • Device Features
  • Identify Apps-Create New Rochelle School District Market Place
  • Align Apps with NYS and Common Core Standards
  • Purchase Data Only Plans-DOS
  • Configure Filtering, Apps, and Device Features
  • Prep Devices Deployment- Assign Device Numbers and IP Addresses
  • Staff Development for Teachers
  • Educate Parents and Students-Internet Safety
  • Train the Students and Parents on Devices
  • Develop On-Going Assessment of Student Achievement
  • Analyze data and student, teacher and parent feedback
  • Report to the FCC Pilot Program February 2012,October 2012 and July 2013
  • June 2012- Return of Devices-Plan Verizon Refresh- Plan for data plan renewals 
  • Plan to Deploy Year 2
  • Summer 2012 
DOS =2 (Home + School)

The City School District of New Rochelle Timeline:


  • -October 5, 2010- Begin to configure Google Apps for Education and building the nredLEARN.org CLOUD
  • -December 2010- FCC Mobile on the Go Pilot Grant Application submitted
  • -January 15, 2011-Submit the 20 page application to FCC
  • -February 5, 2011-Submit 2 pages of requested additional information to the FCC
  • -February 15, 2011- Apply eRate Form 470
  • -March 15, 2011- Selected #3 out of 20 awarded in the country to participate in the FCC pilot
  • -March 17th, 2011- Submit eRate Form 471-select vendor 
  • -March 18, 2011- Received Grant Funding 
  • -April - Today- Planning, Research & Development, Beta testing meetings, meetings, meetings
  • -May 2011- nredLEARN.org CLOUD tested and ready to go live
  • -August 1, 2011- nredLEARN.org CLOUD will launch on the web
  • -October 2011- Phase 1 deploy
  • -October-December 2011- Phases II & III deploy
  • -January 2012- EDU2011 LOGO Summit, San Diego
  • -February 2012- First FCC EDU2011 Report Due
  • -March 2012-Received an extension from the FCC of eRate funding for year two
  • of the project to collect more student achievement data
  • -April-June 2012-Gather student achievement data and analyze, gather student, teacher and parents feedback for review
  • -June 4th Device Return, Suspend Data Plans
  • -July -August 2012- Synthesize year 1 Data Findings in a Report
  • -July-September 1, 2012- Refresh 1,315 mobile devices and add another 225 netbooks for a total of 1,525 devices and students in project for Year 2.