10 Jul · Maryanne Del Monte · 397 Comments

Tips to Prevent Summer Learning Loss

With summer comes a lot of excitement including warm weather, outdoor activities, and family vacations. But for parents, it can also come with worry over summer learning loss for your child. These concerns are not unfounded as studies show that on average students lose two months of reading skills and over two months of math …

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13 Jun · Maryanne Del Monte · No Comments

Make Summer Reading a Breeze

Getting kids to read during summer vacation can be a battle, especially with so many games, apps, and other fun media distractions available. But teachers and literacy experts agree that children of all ages need to be read to or to read by themselves and to talk about books over the summer. When you read …

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26 Apr · Maryanne Del Monte · 491 Comments

Top Reasons Summer Camp is a Brilliant Idea for Kids (and Parents)

Ah, summer vacation — those endless lazy hot days of summer are almost upon us. Many children and parents rejoice, as we take a little bit off our plates to enjoy a little bit of extra free time. But as the saying goes, there are two sides to every coin. Sure, time off sounds wonderful …

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