Our thanks to summer learning teacher Aviva Dunsiger and K-12 Program Consultant Connie Sun of HWDSB for sharing the article below. Contributions to this site are always welcome, but please ensure parental permission is secured (as per the SLP agreement with program leaders) before sharing images or … [Read more...] about Getting social with summer learning
Virtual Summer Learning 2020 is all about sharing!
This year more than ever, boards participating in Summer Learning Programs are encouraged to share resources that will inform and inspire everyone connected with summer learning in Ontario. Summer learning faces unique challenges this year, but there are also opportunities to leverage the virtual … [Read more...] about Virtual Summer Learning 2020 is all about sharing!
Toronto Star: “Syrian refugee kids get lessons in literacy — and fitting in — at special camp for newcomers”
This past year, the Toronto Star reports, 70 Syrian refugee students arrived at a Peel District School Board elementary school. This prompted the board to initiate a three-week camp this summer to help keep the learning momentum going. “The camp is a great opportunity for the students to learn a … [Read more...] about Toronto Star: “Syrian refugee kids get lessons in literacy — and fitting in — at special camp for newcomers”
Using Twitter to promote and share summer learning activities
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