Posts Tagged ‘learn to read during summer’

Reading Kingdom Squashes Summer Brain Drain

Over 100 years of research shows that “…all young people experience learning losses when they do not engage in educational activities during the summer…”, with a result of lower standardized test results, compared to the same tests taken at the beginning of the summer (White, 1906; Heyns, 1978; Entwisle & Alexander 1992; Cooper, 1996; Downey et al, 2004).  Autumn is…

How to make summer homework fun (and pay off) for kids

Children doing homework over the summer are faced with a number of other competing interests and activities. Parents often ask how they can make summer homework fun. The key to making homework fun is to make it useful, so that your children’s homework efforts pay off. When kids know that they are accomplishing something worthwhile, they often feel like they…