Category – Summer Learning

August 20, 2014

Back to School: Parents’ Edition

“63/365: They’re Back” by riekhavoc is licensed under CC by 2.0 Shopping for school supplies, planning carpools, signing forms, figuring out after-school activities. Does it ever stop for parents getting their kids ready for school? Here are a few of…

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August 11, 2014

A Parent’s Guide to Summer Learning

Some refer to this time of year as “summer doldrums” for students. The excitement of vacations, camps, theme parks, and late nights is dying down and boredom starts to creep in. One way to energize your child’s summer? Recommit yourselves…

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August 5, 2014

Five Books for Teachers

Looking for good reads before the school year starts? We’ve gathered together a list of five books to add to your reading list, ranging from teacher professional development to student psychology. What Great Teachers Do Differently: 17 Things That Matter…

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July 10, 2014

Five Math Movies for Your Next Family Movie Night

Lights, camera…math! Here are a few of our favorite picks to keep your child engaged in math, even on movie night: Moneyball — In this film, based on a true story, Oakland A’s General Manager Billy Beane relies on the…

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May 16, 2014

Why Summer Learning Matters

March 11. That is about where your child’s math skills will slide back to when she returns to school next fall. “Summer learning loss” occurs when students do not engage in educational activities over break and return to school in…

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