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Prevent Summer Brain Drain with Meaningful Math

Prevent Summer Brain Drain with Meaningful Math

By Leigh Ann Pernell on May 9th 2019

Can you hear it? Summertime is calling! Our kids have worked hard this school year building numerical concepts and problem solving strategies, but research shows that math skills can slide during … read more
Tips for Raising Readers

Tips for Raising Readers

By Leigh Ann Pernell on Apr 3rd 2019

Reading is so much more than a mandatory classroom activity or mundane homework assignment. The act of reading opens the door to experiences, people, places, information, and inspiration. If we want t … read more
Summer Brain Builders: Avoid the summer slide

Summer Brain Builders: Avoid the summer slide

Leigh Ann Pernell on Feb 20th 2019

Summer break can be a great time for children to relax and recharge, but it is also when learning loss occurs. Want to avoid the summer slide? Here are a few ideas to spark quality learning and have f … read more
Savvy Summer Solutions

Savvy Summer Solutions

Leigh Ann Pernell on Feb 20th 2019

Can you hear it? The last school bell ringing and students dashing out the door, ready for summer vacation to begin. For the last 10 months, students have worked to build skills and make academic gain … read more
Preventing Summer Brain Drain

Preventing Summer Brain Drain

by Leigh Ann Pernell on Feb 19th 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 entertaine … read more
Sweet Summer Learning Experiences

Sweet Summer Learning Experiences

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
Nurturing the Love of Reading

Nurturing the Love of Reading

By Leigh Ann Pernell on Feb 13th 2019

Reading is a gift that opens the door to language, emotion, inspiration, and knowledge. When we read for the simple joy of reading, we connect with a text in meaningful ways. We identify with characte … read more