Tips For Preventing Summer Learning Loss

Two words can help you prevent learning loss this summer: enrichment & involvement. Academic delay that occurs over the summer is one of the greatest problems confronting teachers each fall. In fact, when your children return to school, they may have experienced such learning loss during the summer, that they will need to spend several weeks catching up to where they once were academically.

If you stay involved and vigilant for those teachable moments over summer vacation, you can bond with your children, get to know them better, and have a lot of fun learning together.

When my children were young, I was a teacher, so I used the old lesson plan approach to summer activities. We took trips to the art museum, history museum, science museum, NASA, and took every opportunity to practice and rehearse math skills, science skills, history, geography, and all matters of curriculum, in the most relaxed and painless way.

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