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School District, Educational Foundation introduce online academic program to help with homework and test prep

TAVARES Lake County Schools, in cooperation with the Educational Foundation of Lake County, is excited to offer students, parents and teachers access to a new online academic resource, InSync Education.

Parents and students can get started using the online resource by logging onto www.insyncedu.com/insync/lake and confirming the district code of “lake.”

The new program features more than 1,200 academic activities aligned with Common Core State Standards in language arts, math, science and social studies. Additionally, college and career readiness resources are available for grades 9-12. These resources offer students career cluster overviews, college preparation and selection activities, financial literacy, workplace readiness, citizenship, and life skills. Search resources by: grade level (K-12) or by subject area. Resources can be viewed or listened to in English (K-12), Spanish (K-12) and Haitian Creole (K-5).

“Many students are familiar with online content, which means with the resources provided by InSync Education learning can continue at home and in a way our students are familiar with,” said Dr. Susan Moxley. Superintendent of Lake County Schools. “More importantly, this new academic resource will help parents become more involved in their child’s learning.”

InSync Education is a great tool for:

·         Homework help

·         Mastering difficult subject areas

·         Test preparation

·         Learning important life skills

·         After school and summer school

·         Writing good reports

·         Getting more involved in your child’s academic success

The Lake County School Board approved the purchase of InSync Education at its meeting on May 14. Half of the total $30,000 cost is being funded by the Educational Foundation of Lake County. The online database of academic resources and activities is many other Central Florida school districts including, Hillsborough, Osceola, Polk and Seminole counties.

“The Foundation Board voted unanimously to fund this project,” said Scott Blankenship, President of the Educational Foundation of Lake County. “It complements our work in the areas of parental involvement, increased graduation rates, and college, career and workplace readiness.”