"In order to keep kids sharp over the holidays," reports Dane Wanniarachige of The Windsor Star, "the Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board’s Summer Learning Program offers an academic refresher blended with summer camp activities." Read the full article here. … [Read more...] about Windsor Star: “Summer learning program keeps kids sharp”
(See our FAQ for additional information about Summer Learning Programs in Ontario) Welcome to the Ontario Summer Learning website! Developed by the Council of Ontario Directors of Education (CODE), this site aims to support and assist provincial school boards in the implementation of summer … [Read more...] about Welcome to Summer Learning in Ontario!
St. Mary's Catholic Learning Centre is using its Continuing Education Twitter feed to promote and share its Camp BLAST summer learning activities. To build the school's following on the popular social platform, parents of SLP students are provided with Twitter account postcards and invited to … [Read more...] about Using Twitter to promote and share summer learning activities
"Most kids look forward to their summer vacation — and don’t even want to think about school — yet first and second graders at John N. Given Public School look excited to be there," writes Louis Pin of the Chatham Daily News. The reason? "For a fifth year, Chatham is giving young students a chance … [Read more...] about Chatham Daily News: “Kids given leg up at public schools with LKDSB summer program”
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
The Council of Ontario Directors of Education's goal is to offer resources that will help families as they guide their children in learning skills that are essential for success at school and throughout life. CODE has produced a series of booklets with input from parents across Ontario. There are … [Read more...] about Parent engagement resources for student success