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Instructional Technology

Bennett Elementary student uses a classroom laptop for his class project.

Bennett Elementary student uses a classroom laptop for his class project.

McKinney ISD Instructional Technology strives to provide the best available training and tools for the school community to enhance student achievement. Our programs and projects align with national, state, and district initiatives/mandates/standards.

1:World Laptop Program

In January 2015, McKinney ISD took a strategic step forward in its mission to prepare all students for college and career success by putting a new MacBook Air laptop in the hands of every MISD high school student. In 2020, the program was expanded to include grades PK-8 making 1: World a districtwide instructional initiative.

Students grades 6-12 are issued a MacBook Air 13″ (MacBookAir9,1 or MacBookAir10,1).

Laptop Size and Weight

  • Height: 0.16–0.63 inch
  • Width: 11.97 inches
  • Depth: 8.36 inches
  • Weight: 2.8 pounds

For more information about MISD’s 1:The World program, please visit the 1:The World webpage.