Lake County students and teachers were reminded today that patience is truly a virtue. This morning marked the first day of the district’s Distance Learning Program that returned students to their coursework remotely while campuses are closed to help mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Due to the high number of users, the website of the County’s vendor for the new online learning program crashed. The national company, Edgenuity/Odysseyware, provides remote learning to elementary, middle and high school students in various school districts. The company provides Lake County’s educators the ability to customize curriculum for their students, who monitor their own progress while completing assignments, activities, lessons, tests and other assessments during the campus closures.
This is a new experience for both the teachers and the students, so patience is required while solutions are found to any issues that may arise with the new system. Edgenuity/Odysseyware is working to correct the problem and Lake County Schools has provided information for a work-around that may help with some connectivity issues here.
For students and parents that have had issues with passwords, parents can fill out the a help form here. For general information students and parents can visit the district’s resource page for its distance learning here.
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