Vacation camps are organized basically to make kids involve and engage in learning activities. It is actually a form of mind refreshing so that kids get a break from the routine schools, classes and academics too. When we look at previous decade these activities were all about drawing, singing and dancing. With the Smart Education system, today even these vacation courses are getting smarter. Variety of incredible activities are included for grade 7-11.
Some of those are highlighted below:
- Game Design:
Gone are the days when kids were only asked to play games. Today, along with playing kids are trained to make games by their own. They are trained to use their creative mind to make interesting graphics based games. It is the need of the day to get involve in designing early as gaming industry is the most popular developing sector across the globe.
- Expository Writing:
Expository writing is writing about a process in terms of explanation, reasons or steps. All the parts of the process should be written in logical order. A proper way is to write the process with main idea, supporting details and a conclusion. In general it is informative, clear and unbiased, very different from poetry or story. It is mainly based upon ideas and supporting reasons.
- Digital Storytelling:
Digital storytelling is the explanation of concepts with digital tools. The main goal is to engage viewers, so they are usually in emotional, compelling and interactive format. Kids learn the variety of digital effects tools to demonstrate their message with digital formats.
- Creative Writing:
Creative writing is the form in which the focus is that readers should enjoy the article with information. It is a form of writing which is very narrative, creative and delivers an experience with information. The best example of it is the story. Story is the medium through which readers simply get involved in the reading process and understand the message through joy.
- Design thinking:
Methodology used to find a solution to a problem is called as design thinking. It involves brainstorming over a problem and with deep thinking solution is found as per the problem. In this entire solution finding process the method to be used should also be easy to implement and understand. Such kind of activity result in increasing the thinking capacity of kids.