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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
10 Ways to Keep Kids Learning This Summer

10 Ways to Keep Kids Learning This Summer

Apr 17th 2019

When school closes for the summer, many children run the risk of losing the knowledge and academic skills that they developed throughout the year. In fact, it is estimated that children lose approxima … 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

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
Reasons to Get Your Kids Moving

Reasons to Get Your Kids Moving

Feb 19th 2019

Summer is a time for children to stretch their legs, get out of the classroom, and change up their daily routine. It's also a time for when learning habits and exercising can begin to dwindle. Aside f … read more
The Summer Slide: Turn brain drain into brain gain

The Summer Slide: Turn brain drain into brain gain

Carol Carmichael on Feb 18th 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