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By Launch Coding • May 21, 2020

Summer Camps and COVID-19: How Online Summer Camps Keep Kids On Track

It’s safe to say that the effects of COVID-19 are felt throughout every corner of life. This is especially true in the case of education. All over the world, families are having to learn to embrace some form of homeschooling as schools are closed to help prevent the spread of the virus. 

We understand this is bound to create points of tension and worry. How do you make sure your children are still taking in the information they are getting from their home learning? How do I make sure my child doesn’t fall behind in their education? How can I make learning fun at home?

No Student Is “On Track”

While this situation may breed uneasy questions such as these,  it’s important to know that you are not alone. Families all over the world are facing the same situation. The good news, there are some steps you can take to make sure your children not only stay on track, but even get ahead. Now that conventional summer camps are no longer an option, finding an online based alternative is the most effective solution, and there is no better subject suited for online learning than coding!

Curriculum Made For the Monitor

Given that most coding curriculum requires access to a computer, adapting them to a remote learning model provides for a natural transition! Modules and lessons can easily be practiced and administered from any place, proving a structure that allows for some needed flexibility. 

Maintaining a Student Teacher Relationship

With live teachers leading online coding programs, like in the courses offered through Code Galaxy, children can still be offered a stimulating curriculum, while simulating the direct instructor/student relationship they are most comfortable learning in. This relationship is arguably more important than it’s ever been, as children’s routines are constantly changing. 

Online Coding Camp at Code Galaxy

Online summer camps offer a supplemental education solution through a format that is both flexible enough to manage and structured enough to work. Week-long camps are administered through 2 hour, live-teacher lead sessions, which are held multiple times a day. This allows for students to be able to log on when it is most convenient, giving them enough time to practice on their own.

Courses in topics such as Minecraft video game design, animation, Python coding, and more, are designed to teach practical coding skills while still making learning an enjoyable experience. If you would like to learn more about our online summer coding camps, you can get all of the details here.

Challenging times like these call for creative solutions. Let our online summer camps be one for your child's education.

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