Summer Learning Activities That Students Will Actually Enjoy

Summer Learning Activities That Students Will Actually Enjoy
By Brandi Marcene, Wisewire Contributor

How many times as a teacher have you witnessed the dreaded “summer slide” in students after their return from summer break? Students who previously showed tremendous progress at the end of the school year are suddenly unable to demonstrate previously mastered skills?

Students can often miss out on opportunities that are both learning and entertaining to keep their brains engaged over the summer when there is an absence of ideas, activities, and support at home. Teachers can help students and parents to make the most out of their summer holidays by designing a list of activities with ample opportunities to exercise brain power and to have fun.

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End of Year Survival Guide

End of Year Survival Guide

It doesn’t matter how old or young you are. There is a certain indescribable sense of overwhelming excitement when you’re about to mix up the routine in some way.

As summer break approaches, students all over the country are fighting a constant battle with this excitement. For most of them, the next several weeks hold endless opportunity for all sorts of fun and hijinks. Continue reading “End of Year Survival Guide”