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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
Prevent Summer Brain Drain with Meaningful Math

Prevent Summer Brain Drain with Meaningful Math

By Leigh Ann Pernell on Apr 28th 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
Savvy Summer Solutions

Savvy Summer Solutions

By 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
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