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Sidestep the Summer Slide | 2012 Blog Roll

From summer reading and kids poetry ideas, to math games, school year reflection, vocabulary development ideas and writing inspiration, our Summer Slide blog series was a motivating compilation of learning and fun!  Many THANKS to this year’s authors – your contributions were well-read and inspiring!  Check out their posts below and get creative with your …

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6 Ways to Keep Your Child’s Mind Active This Summer

By: Steve Reifman of SteveReifman.com   Keeping your child’s mind productively occupied when school is out not only prevents summer learning loss but also provides an opportunity to sharpen skills, develop new interests, and capitalize on new experiences. The following options address a wide variety of curricular areas. Choosing from the ideas on this list allows …

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8 Summer Writing Tips

Write through the Summer Slide By: Rachel Lynette of Minds in Bloom During the school year, writing is a daily activity, but in summer, writing can quickly fall by the wayside. Here are some ideas for keeping writing in your kids’ lives over break to keep their skills sharp:   Journals are a terrific way to …

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