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Summer Learning Robotics forum

Welcome to the summer learning Robotics forum, created by the Council of Ontario Directors of Education for the sharing of ideas, stories, and comments by teachers and board leads participating in the 2015 summer learning robotics project. Join the discussion here. (Please note: this forum is only available to teachers and board leaders involved in […]

Welcome to Summer Learning in Ontario!

Welcome to the Ontario Summer Learning website! Developed by the Council of Ontario Directors of Education (CODE), this site aims to support and assist provincial school boards in the implementation of summer learning programs for primary and junior students. Since 2010, CODE has administered and managed (with funding from the Ministry’s Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat) […]

Using Twitter to promote and share summer learning activities

St. Mary’s Catholic Learning Centre is using its Continuing Education Twitter feed to promote and share its Camp BLAST summer learning activities. To build the school’s following on the popular social platform, parents of SLP students are provided with Twitter account postcards and invited to follow the program’s events online. All Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic […]

Sarnia Observer: “New Sarnia summer camp puts twist on reading, writing and arithmetic”

“A new Sarnia summer camp might look a bit familiar to local kids — its cabins are classrooms, its counsellors are teachers, and its campers are also students — but this isn’t the summer school of nightmares,” says Chris O’Gorman of the Sarnia Observer.  “Instead, the St. Clair Summer Learning Camp hopes campers leave after […]

Chatham Daily News: “Kids given leg up at public schools with LKDSB summer program”

“Most kids look forward to their summer vacation — and don’t even want to think about school — yet first and second graders at John N. Given Public School look excited to be there,” writes Louis Pin of the Chatham Daily News. The reason? “For a fifth year, Chatham is giving young students a chance […]