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Why Summer Reading is More Important Than Ever This Year
This year has had its share of turbulence for students of all ages. With summer break upon us, it is important for children to relax and rejuvenate, while continuing to keep up with their basic skills such as reading. How can summer reading benefit students? Here are several reasons it’s a worthwhile activity this summer especially.
Getting Ready for Kindergarten: Checklist for Parents
Kindergarten is an exciting time of learning and growth. Some kindergarteners may struggle with the adjustment to longer days, being away from home, and being in a structured school setting. But there are some things parents can do over the summer to help make the transition to kindergarten as smooth as possible.
Six Tips to Help Your Child Start the Summer Off Right
Navigating Changes to the Standardized Testing System
As we look ahead to the coming school year, families and educators can expect to continue to see a shift in the way learning is implemented across the US as a result of the ongoing COVID pandemic.
Combatting Learning Loss in the Summer Months
The term ‘Summer Slide’ refers to the learning regression that students may experience while on school break during the summer months. This learning loss can cause students to fall a full grade level behind in reading and math, which makes it difficult for them to catch up when school resumes.
Five Essential Tools for your Teen’s Off-to-College “Toolbox”
When it comes to packing, he or she may be focused on dorm décor and clothes, but there are a number of other intangible items your teen will want to remember to bring along when he or she begins the college journey.
How to Help Your Child Embrace Reading This Summer
The school year is packed for most children, so summer is a welcome break from the routine of homework and studying. One of the best summer pastimes and easiest ways to mitigate summertime regression is reading.
(VIDEO) Anne Huntington Discusses the Summer Slide with Live on Lakeside
Anne Huntington joined Live on Lakeside on June 18, 2019 to discuss important ways to avoid the summer slide this year.
Seven Tips for Helping Elementary Students Transition to Middle School
If your child is just finishing elementary school, you’ve probably heard it all year: the transition to middle school is a big one. Huntington Has some suggestions on how to make that transition easier for them.
Six Activities to Keep Your Child Learning this Summer
It’s summer break and children around the country are celebrating. While your child certainly deserves a break from the daily grind of homework and studying, it’s important to keep that brain active to avoid regression, the loss of academic skills that is so common over long breaks from school.