Free Summer Technology Program Available to DCPS Elementary Students
Jacksonville, FL - Current elementary school students will have the opportunity to stay sharp during summer break with our Summer Technology Program.
Using Destination Success, a fun and engaging reading and math program, students can review material and get ready for the upcoming school year. Students are encouraged to use the program for two hours a week, one hour for math and one for reading, for eight weeks. The standards-based program can be accessed free of charge through a computer at home, the library or anywhere with Internet access.
Once a student completes the program, he or she will receive a certificate and an award at the beginning of 2009-2010 school year. Each student will also be entered into a drawing for a Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DSi and an iPod.
“This is an additional tool for parents to use in continuing education throughout the summer,” said Duval County Public School Superintendent Ed Pratt-Dannals. “Students will be able to strengthen their math and reading skills, which will better prepare them for next school year.”
Parents interested in learning more about the program can attend an information session at the Schultz Center for Teaching and Leadership. During the two-hour session, parents will learn how to use Destination Reading and Math, as well as other free educational programs.
In addition to training programs, parents also have access to online tutorials and a telephone support hotline. Parents can contact the Schultz Educational Technology Help Desk at 904-348-7740 or e-mail
firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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