Schoolwide Summer Learning
Summer break should be fun. . . but it shouldn’t be a vacation from learning. By offering your students online summer learning options, you mitigate the negative effects of “summer brain drain” and provide parents with a flexible means of engaging their children’s minds in time blocks that fit their family’s busy schedule.Get Started
Give them summer options without breaking a sweat.
You know the dangers of the summer slide. You want to offer your students more opportunities to keep their minds active over the summer break.
But the logistics are tricky — you struggle to find the budget and staffing capacity required to provide sustainable summer learning options.
Good news! Using our online courses and programs, you can:
- Provide your students with flexible summer learning options that fit their family’s busy schedule
- Let your staff enjoy their summer breaks — We’ll provide the teachers
- Improve graduation rates and S.A.T. scores at your school
- Design a program that is cost-neutral or revenue-positive
Summer learning FAQs
In this free guide, we answer commonly asked questions we hear from administrators on how to provide successful and cost-effective summer learning options for students.
If you’re looking to provide students at your school or district with more summer learning options, this step-by-step guide will help you think through the process of building a highly successful online summer learning program.
Don't take our word for it
In this webinar, we talk to representatives from Brighton Area Schools and Northville Public Schools about how they’ve established successful summer learning programs in their districts.
Let us lighten your load. We'll provide the teachers.
When you partner with us to offer your students online courses, we provide the teachers. Every online course we offer is taught by a highly-qualified, Michigan-certified teacher who is trained in best practices for online instruction and provides your students with individualized feedback on their assignments.
We've got the communications covered, too.
When it comes to setting up a new program, communication is often half the battle. Our summer school communication kit is designed to make the busy lives of school counselors and program administrators just a little bit easier. This kit provides you with all the materials you should need to communicate information about Michigan Virtual online summer learning options to parents and students at your school.
Over 150 summer courses!
During the summer, we offer online courses on over 150 different subjects. Students have 10 weeks to complete summer coursework at their own pace and will be supported along the way by a highly qualified, Michigan-certified online instructor who is an expert in their subject area.
Our summer courses have a rolling start date, which means students can start as early as June 3 or as late as June 28. Regardless of their start date, they will have until August 9 to complete their coursework.
With over 23 credit recovery courses, 6 world languages, and a wide array of career-oriented electives from computer programming to veterinary science, our course catalog has many options to suit the needs of ALL of your students.
Summer enrichment programs
In addition to our online courses, this summer we’re offering several non-credit-bearing, summer learning experiences for students, including:
- EdReady Math (Grades 4-12)
- Social & Emotional 360 (Grades 3-12)
- Minecraft Online Summer Camp (Grades 3-8), and
- Innovation Online Summer Camp with The Henry Ford (Grades 6-9)
Each of these programs is offered entirely online and provides with students engaging lessons and materials to keep their minds active over summer break.
The Benefits of Online Summer Learning
Download the following infographics to learn about how online summer learning will benefit your students, as well as 4 types of courses your students can take this summer! Upon clicking on any of these infographics, you will be taken to a PDF version you can feel free to download and share.
Interested in setting up an online summer school program in your school or district?
If you’re an administrator or educational decision maker interested in setting up an online summer program at your school or district, don’t hesitate to fill out the form below to indicate your interest. One of our representatives will get back to you ASAP!