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Fun and Educational Summer Vacations

Fun and Educational Summer Vacations

Jun 17th 2019

Summer vacation doesn’t mean your kids have to endure three long months without any educational inspiration. Many summer getaways are just as enriching as they are relaxing. Let’s take a look at five … read more
The Summer Slide: Turn brain drain into brain gain

The Summer Slide: Turn brain drain into brain gain

By Carol Carmichael on Apr 30th 2019

What Is Summer Slide?The summer slide refers to the loss of learning that happens to children over the course of the summer. Research shows kids can lose as much as two to three months of reading and … read more
Preventing Summer Brain Drain

Preventing Summer Brain Drain

By Leigh Ann Pernell on Apr 29th 2019

Parents, can you hear it? The last school bell is ringing and the kids are screaming with excitement for summer break. But, don’t panic, there are many ways to keep your kids busy and entertained w … read more
For the Love of Reading

For the Love of Reading

By Leigh Ann Pernell on Apr 17th 2019

School is out and the reader you are raising is home for the summer. How do you keep literacy skills sharp during the break? The answer is truly quite simple: Read, read, read!The Joy of Reading Toget … read more
Keep Kids Active During Summer

Keep Kids Active During Summer

Mar 6th 2019

Summer break is here, but that doesn’t mean your kids have to take a break from learning for the next three months. Avoid summer learning loss and keep your kids’ noggins working this summer thro … read more
Summer Reading Encouragement

Summer Reading Encouragement

Mar 6th 2019

Summer break allows us to relax, recharge, and slow down. However, it can also lead to summer learning loss in children. Encouraging your child to read during summer break is one of the most effective … read more
Sweet Summer Learning Experiences

Sweet Summer Learning Experiences

By Leigh Ann Pernell on Feb 19th 2019

While summer break is sweet, it can also be a time of learning loss for many students. But don't fret—there are many ways to education in high gear and have a lot of fun in the process. Here are … read more
Spring Home School Organization

Spring Home School Organization

By Rebecca R. on Feb 6th 2019

As the end of the school year rapidly approaches, the summer sun is on everyone’s mind. This is the time of year to begin the process of purging the home school classroom from the year’s completed wor … read more