Technology

Classroom Technology

At Academy at the Lakes, technology is more than just a tool – it is an increasingly important part of our lives. We believe in empowering our students to develop and demonstrate a high degree of proficiency in computers and other technology before they graduate from high school.

Technology Integration at Academy at the Lakes

  • 1-to-1 computer community in grades 5-12
  • Regular technology classes for students in grades PreK3 through 6
  • All JK through grade 12 classrooms feature 60-inch interactive televisions for use during teaching lessons and student presentations
  • Robotics class for students in grades 3-4
  • School email addresses for all students in grades 5-12
  • Competitive Lego Robotics team for students in grades 7-8
  • Competitive STEM club for students in grades 9-12
  • Array of technology electives offered in grades 7-12
  • Moodle Learning Management System which creates virtual classroom for each teacher
  • Student and parent access to RenWeb, including grades, assignments, and attendance records
  • Student and faculty OneDrive accounts for online storage and access to Microsoft Office
  • Access to more than 100,000 online books and periodicals online
  • Access to Evernote, a tool to help students organize notes, photos, website links, and other content
  • Continued expansion of electronic textbooks, including those with multimedia content

If you have any questions about Academy’s technology initiatives, please contact our Director of Technology, Steven Burnley at sburnley@academyatthelakes.org or (813) 948-7600.

Read about our Laptop Requirement here.