Limestone District School Board has produced a short video about their summer Math and Robotics Program. Recorded during the 2018 offering of LDSB's Count-On-Me Summer Math Program, the video highlights the board's "full day, intensive three-week intervention program focusing on developing basic … [Read more...] about Video: “Count-On-Me” — LDSB’s Summer Math & Robotics Program
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
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
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!
CBC Radio One recently spoke with James Dobson, principal of the Simcoe County District School Board's summer learning program, about the STEAM camp at Hillcrest Public School in Barrie. Mr. Dobson described the program, which involves 150 grade 2 and 3 students from 32 different schools in the … [Read more...] about “We’re preparing students for jobs that haven’t been invented yet” — news reports gather STEAM in Simcoe County
"By using robotics and computer coding to promote stronger numeracy skills in this year’s Summer Learning Program, students are tapping into the digital world they already inhabit," reports the Windsor Star. With the aim of "the promotion of important mathematical, literacy and social skills," … [Read more...] about News item: “Kids learn computer coding as part of robotics program at summer camps”