2020 Summer Programs
Broward County Public Schools announces changes to the District’s summer programs.
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) announces changes to the District’s summer programs, based on recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control, public health experts, and federal, state and local governments regarding safety measures during the coronavirus pandemic.
The District will not host any activities during the summer in school buildings. This includes municipal summer camps, daycare services, Before & After School Child Care, VPK and all other activities previously scheduled or anticipated. District staff is working closely with providers to coordinate these programs using distance learning, whenever possible.
Summer Virtual Programs and Activities
The Mindfulness in BCPS Canvas portal is designed to ensure all students, families and staff have access to high quality online mindfulness-based education, support and resources.
Summer Digital Learning Playground
Learning Never Closes, especially during the summer. On this page, you'll find engaging and fun activities that students can do alone or with their family members. Go have some summer fun in our Summer Digital Learning Playground!
Third Grade Virtual Summer Academy
Third Grade Summer Academy will be held in a virtual learning environment this summer. Eligible students will participate through the District's Learning Management System - Canvas. Third Grade Summer Academy for eligible third grade students will begin on Monday, June 15, 2020, and end on Thursday, July 16, 2020. Virtual instructional days are Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. All students enrolled are expected to participate in video conferencing and complete daily assignments in the virtual learning environment.
The focus of Third Grade Summer Academy is on supporting the development of reading standards and strategies. Teachers will facilitate instruction and be available during student hours. Video conferencing will be utilized to facilitate whole group and small group instruction. Teachers are receiving training and support on the virtual summer instructional delivery model and effective use of the curricular materials in Canvas. Explicit lesson plans and accompanying activities to meet the needs of learners have been developed. Teachers will use student data to differentiate instruction.
Contact: Dr. Nicole M. Mancini, Director, Elementary Learning Department