A capacity group of over 200 educators and board leads gathered near Toronto recently to learn, share and interact as part of the CODE symposium, Anytime, Anywhere: Innovative Programs for Summer Learning and Learning Outside the School Day. With a focus on creative approaches to student learning … [Read more...] about CODE October 2018 Symposium
From a blog post by @avivaloca, a summer learning program site lead and teacher with Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board "Now that Camp Power has come to an end, I’ve been doing a lot of thinking around leadership. One of the things that this camp allows me to do is to … [Read more...] about “A Taste Of Leadership” – reflections from a SLP site lead and teacher
Students engaged with the latest in technology to enhance their learning at the Sudbury Catholic District School Board's recent summer learning program, including basic robotics, coding activities, and a computer-based reading program called Lexia that helps develop literacy skills. The group also … [Read more...] about Summer programs in the news: “keeping the learning going” in Sudbury
Of the 45 young students enrolled in Sarnia's London Road Public School summer learning program this year, almost a dozen are new residents of Canada. According to the Sarnia Observer, the London Road site (part of Lambton Kent District School Board's summer learning programs) includes a group of … [Read more...] about SLPs in the news: “a wonderful learning opportunity” for new residents of Canada
"Many youngsters wouldn’t be too happy if their parents enrolled them in school during the summer break." Or so claims a news article on MyKawartha.com. But not to worry, adds the website. The Trillium Lakelands District School Board’s growing Summer Learning Program "isn’t exactly like being in … [Read more...] about MyKawartha.com: Summer learning program continues to grow
Across the province, school boards are gearing up for another season of fun and stimulating Summer Learning Programs (SLPs). Now in their ninth year of reducing summer learning loss and building self-confidence for Kindergarten, Primary and Junior division students, the CODE-led, Ministry-funded … [Read more...] about SLP 2018 Update: Getting ready for more fun and learning in the sun!