The Globe and Mail recently visited a Thames Valley DSB summer learning site in London ON to learn how SLPs are "building confidence in reading and writing skills" for young learners in the city. At Wilfrid Jury Public School, the Globe reported that Grade 1-3 students in the three-week program … [Read more...] about SLPs “Closing learning gaps” – Globe & Mail
SLPs in the News: “Summer learning program proves popular”
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 … [Read more...] about SLPs in the News: “Summer learning program proves popular”
CODE October 2018 Symposium
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
Summer programs in the news: “keeping the learning going” in Sudbury
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
SLP 2018 Update: Getting ready for more fun and learning in the sun!
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!
“Summer Learning Losses” – Dr. Janice Aurini on TVO’s The Agenda
"Is summer vacation interfering with some students' educational success?" That was the question posed by TVO's The Agenda host Steve Paikin to University of Waterloo Sociology and Legal Studies Associate Professor Janice Aurini in a September 2016 broadcast. (Watch the segment here.) In conjunction … [Read more...] about “Summer Learning Losses” – Dr. Janice Aurini on TVO’s The Agenda