These are short for 3rd and 4th Generation cellular standards. It refers to the transmission rate for both speech and data established by carriers through interconnecting cellular towers. 3G and 4G items can be cell phones or other computing devices.
By using video conferencing equipment, students can take a field trip without ever leaving their classroom. Some examples of conferences that have taken place in Lake Orion are: Cranbrook's Bat House, NASA, a live autopsy, Mrs. Claus at the North Pole, and many other classroom to classroom experiences.
Cyberbullying is a new and growing form of bullying that has emerged with the advent of technology. It involves the sending of offensive, humiliating, or threatening messages or images through a computer or cell phone.
Sexting is the act of sending sexually explicit messages or photos through mobile phones. It is illegal to send or even be in the possession of nude photos of minors. Teenagers have been prosecuted for sexting.
The education version that Lake Orion Community Schools utilizes allows students to save their documents, PowerPoints, and spreadsheets on the internet so that they can access them from anywhere at anytime. They can also collaborate with their peers and their teachers by sharing their work. This allows Lake Orion to become a more paperless educational environment.