Summer Meaningful Innovative Learning Experience (SMILE-e) - Remote Learning

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The elementary SMILE-e summer program provides students who have completed grade 6, 7 or 8 the opportunity to deepen and extend their skills in literacy and/or numeracy or to reach ahead and learn new skills to prepare for the next grade through our innovative SMILE-e program.

Please review the detailed information provided below before registering. 

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Course Dates and Times

The program begins Wednesday July 8, 2020 and concludes Wednesday July 29, 2020.  Although it is recommended that students participate each day, some absences can be accommodated.  Any planned absences should be discussed with the summer school teacher.

Schedule of important dates

Course Guide
Course Guide
Course Information and Registration Forms

Course Cancellation Information

DDSB Computer Use and Acceptable Use Policies

Expectations for SMILE-e Students

Program information

Registration checklist

Registration instructions for current DDSB students

Requirements for Remote Learning

SMILE-e Code of Conduct

Program Information
The SMILE-e program will engage students in coding activities that incorporate problem solving, critical thinking, creativity,  collaboration, reasoning, spatial awareness, and sequencing.  Classes are taught by an OCT qualified teacher and supported by an educational tutor.  
Registration Deadline
Thursday July 1, 2020 at 11:59 pm.  Due to the structure of the SMILE-e program, registrations after the deadline cannot be accommodated.
Students with an Individual Education Plan (IEP)

Note: To support the success of identified students who receive modifications or accommodations to their program during the school year, please ensure that you submit a copy of your child’s IEP to Continuing Education prior to the start of the program.  This will be forwarded to the summer school teacher.  If you have questions, please call Michele Reid, Head of Elective Programs – Durham Continuing Education – 905.436.3211.  Documents may be submitted at Durham Continuing Education via email