Waunakee is so nice to update the list for summer opportunities and send it out to all of the surrounding districts.
Planning for Summer
It’s hard to know how much and what kind of activity your child needs over the summer — scheduled family activities, community camps, academic programs, or residential camps. That can be determined by you and your child, but it is known that children who participate in summer activities, experience learning gains and those who do not, lose some learning gains from the past school year.
There are many considerations when thinking about camps and programs your child might attend. (NAGC)
Coding is looked at as a fundamental skill right along reading and writing. Over 90% of parents want their child exposed to coding.
Here are some links to check out. Some are for beginners and others for the more advanced student.
Scratch- I love this site!! Free
Khan Academy- computer programming-Free
Coursera– more than just coding courses
Don’t miss out on NASA contests and things for elementary and middle school student to do. Check this page often for new items.
Here is one interesting event on NOV. 1st!
OPERATION BioenergizeME: ‘Invite a Bioenergy Expert’ Webinar With Dr. Nichole Fitzgerald
Audience: Grades 5-12 Educators and Students
Event Date: Nov. 1, 2017, 4 – 5 p.m. EDT
Category: Education Webcasts
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office invites students to attend a webinar with technology manager Dr. Nichole Fitzgerald. Learn more about using biomass — plant, algae and organic waste materials — to produce renewable fuels and everyday products like cosmetics, plastic bottles, cleaners, clothing and more. Fitzgerald will share details about her current projects and help students understand how they can leap from the classroom to an exciting, rewarding STEM-based career