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Gleneagle Secondary School
School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)
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Digital Boot Camp Schedule 2018.pdf

Why Bring a Device?

Studies have shown that access to a device within the classroom has created a suite of amazing new opportunities for students. It has been shown to pose a huge advantage that dwarves the perceived risks. To learn more, take a look at a similar 1:1 program that has been a great success with our neighbours over at Riverside Secondary.

Device Requirements

These are the minimum requirements for our 1:1 BYOD program devices. Please keep in mind these requirements when choosing a device.

Minimum Requirements for Devices:

  1. Minimum 10” Screen
  2. Must have a physical keyboard
  3. Must have wifi access


  • Camera/Webcam for stills and video
  • Minimum 8 hour battery life
  • Minimum 16Gb of internal storage
  • Protective case
  • Offline functionality


  • Touchscreen with stylus (for students who like to write on the computer)
  • Lightweight (students are expected to bring their device to/from school daily)

Here are some examples of devices that are frequently asked about:

Acceptable Device for 1:1 BYOD

Unacceptable Device for 1:1 BYOD

iPad/Tablet with Keyboard

iPad/Tablet without Keyboard


iPhone, Samsung Galaxy, or any mobile phone


If you have questions about the device, please contact Daniel Beley (A-G), Roberto Ramogida (H-M), or David Gilbar (N-Z).

If you have questions about financial assistance, please contact Christine Potter-Smith (A-H), Michael Chan (I-P), or Kim Cuellar (Q-Z).

Here are some frequently asked Technology Questions for Parents of Incoming Grade 9 Students:  BYOD Parent Handout- April 2018.pdf

Gleneagle Secondary School

1195 Lansdowne Drive, Coquitlam BC
V3B 7Y8
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