According to elliotlaketoday.com, the 2021 Virtual Summer Learning Program run by the Huron Superior Catholic District School Board proved to be a popular choice with parents looking to boost confidence and address gaps in their child’s learning.
Running from July 5 to July 23, the SLP attracted 110 participants, including 24 students from Elliot Lake and Serpent River First Nations. As in the previous year, the program was conducted online and featured two hours of daily synchronous instruction and one hour of daily asynchronous instruction, with a focus on numeracy and literacy.
Also on offer was live programming from Science North as well as Entomica and The Healing Loft in Sault Ste. Marie for students and staff throughout the school board’s geographic jurisdiction: Hornepayne, Chapleau, Wawa, Sault Ste. Marie, Blind River, Elliot Lake, and Espanola.
The news site also reports that, “the program itinerary included a schedule of various recreational activities that (provided) free opportunities for students to apply their learning and gain new experiences. Activities included: hip hop dance, illusion, cookie decorating, imagination building, partner yoga, fitness, tableau, and trivia.”
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