Summer Motivation Series | Science Activities

Here is the third part of our series on summer motivation. Did you know that students could lose up to two months of math knowledge over the summer, according to the National Summer Learning Association? Other subjects are also affected. The result is students who are behind in learning, which means teachers must spend precious time trying to re-teach material. …

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Summer Motivation Series | Reading & Writing Activities

Welcome to the second part of our series on summer motivation. You may recall from our last post that research from the National Summer Learning Association indicates that students could lose up to two months of math knowledge over the summer. Other subjects, including reading and writing, are also affected. The result is students who are behind in learning, which …

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Summer Motivation Series | Math Activities

Summer is a wonderful time for rest and relaxation, but it is also a critical time for learning. Research from the National Summer Learning Association indicates that students could lose up to two months of math knowledge over the summer. Other subjects, including reading and spelling, are also affected. The result is students who are behind in learning, which means …

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Prevent the Summer Slide

Guess what?  There’s less than three months to go until summer vacation! So what are your summer plans for your student?  Part-time job?  Summer camp?  Babysitter?  iPad? This summer, why not help your student get ahead?  Avoid the dreaded “summer slide” and make summer productive and fun! Check out this infographic from Target about the dangers of the summer slide: So …

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