How do you keep up the learning over the summer, without having to pay an arm and a leg? We've compiled some suggestions on activities to keep summer fun and academically enriching for your child!
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While everyone can appreciate a good lazy day, the academic consequences of an entire summer off is not something to take lightly. In fact, ASCD reports that, on average, elementary students lose one month of learning over the summer. Even more concerning is the fact that learning loss from this “summer slide” seems to be cumulative. Keep your students learning all summer long with these 10 tips.
State testing is just around the corner, and it can be an understandably stressful time for your child. As a parent, it's important to know the basics of state testing to better support your little learner. Here are some basics of state testing and some tips on what you can do to better support your child.
According to a 2013 Edweek article, about 50% of parents struggle with helping their children with homework, and 46.5% of those parents struggle because they themselves don't understand the subject material. So yes, you are not alone. But, what are some ways you can help your child tackle their nightly workload that seems to be challenging even for you? Here are some tips to help your children with their homework, if you're struggling with the assignment yourself:
In anticipation of those many school-free days at home with your kids, we’ve compiled a list of fun STEAM activities for you to do with your child. Learning science and math doesn’t have to be boring with these fun and sometimes explosive crafts and activities. We hope that they can bring some joy to your countdown to winter break!
It’s critical to educate children on the technology they use to make sure that they have a safe, age-appropriate, and productive experience. Here are four simple strategies to teach your child about responsible technology use.