Technology and Resources Available to All Students in Summer Learning Program
Posted June 14, 2017
HAGERSTOWN, MD (June 14, 2017) – Washington County Public Schools (WCPS) is encouraging and supporting learning by all students over the summer break with the Pre-K-Grade 12 Summer Learning Program. Students and families will have access to iPads and a library of books, magazines and curriculum resources. Along with access to WCPS resources, students will be able to access materials from the Washington County Free Library system. iPads can be checked out at the school the student will be attending in the 2017-2018 school year and access to materials will be gained by using the student’s WCPS login. In addition to a link to materials available to all students, each iPad will also be set up to provide students access to resources based on their individual reading level.
The main entry point for the program is the iParent Portal link on the WCPS website home page (www.wcpsmd.com). Training videos on iPad, MacBook, Google Drive, Google Docs and Google Slides will be available, along with access to the library of resources. An informational video is available on the WCPS YouTube channel (https://youtu.be/HQQexN0Hugg).
Dr. Boyd Michael, superintendent of schools, says summer learning makes a significant difference when students return to school. “My hope is that students and families remain engaged and excited about exploring the many available resources during their time away from school. The Summer Learning Program will help many students be better prepared when school opens in September.”
Any questions about the summer learning program can be directed to the school the student will be attending next school year.