"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
Both CTV News and CBC radio have been reporting on summer learning programs provided by Simcoe County District School Board, where students are improving their math skills by building robots -- and learning literacy from a pirate! The CTV News video notes that once the summer program is completed, … [Read more...] about CTV and CBC report on summer learning in Simcoe County
CBC News in Windsor recently interviewed members of the Greater Essex County District School Board about Camp Wonder, a free summer program that provides three extra weeks of learning for young students. Over 600 children are spending their mornings in classrooms and their afternoons participating … [Read more...] about Camp Wonder enrolment doubles in Windsor this summer
“All young people experience learning losses when they do not engage in educational activities during the summer.” The Baltimore, MD-based National Summer Learning Association, which provides resources, guidance and expertise to the summer learning community, highlights some compelling U.S. facts … [Read more...] about How does summer learning loss happen?