It all started with an idea. Our school wanted to bring more technology into the classroom. In order to help roll this out, our district created a 1:1 initiative called Connected for Learning, which would be managed by a specialist and a team of helpers. The twist? This team of helpers wouldn’t be made up of adults… they would be students. What started as an innovative idea would become The Royse City High School “Chrome Squad”.
Today, we have a full-fledged student internship program that gives students the chance to learn new skills, gain experience in technology, and keep our classrooms connected. Here’s how we did it, and how you can create a student internship like “The Chrome Squad” at your school, too.