Articles tagged with Summer Programs

What Type of Summer Course is Right for Me?

What Type of Summer Course is Right for Me?

The college summer term can offer many benefits, such as increased flexibility and course options that you might not otherwise have during the spring and fall semesters. While summer term varies from school to school, it’s key to understand what type of summer class is right for you, such as short vs. long sessions or in-person vs. online. Keep reading to identify the right type of summer class for you: The short vs. long(er) summer course During the fall and spring semesters, college classes typically run for the full duration of the semester—about 15 weeks. During the summer term, however, schools offer courses in a variety of ... Read More About What Type of Summer Course is Right for Me?

How Kids Can Keep Learning Alive at Summer Camp

How Kids Can Keep Learning Alive at Summer Camp

When the summer months roll around, finding ways to keep your student engaged in learning can be a challenge. When you have exhausted all in-home education options, how do you continue to encourage summer learning? Summer camps can be a great opportunity to keep the summer slide at bay. Kids can keep learning alive at summer camp by discovering new interests, keeping their brains active, and gaining confidence in current skillsets. Summer camp can provide students with many social, developmental, and educational benefits. Read on to find out how kids can keep learning alive at summer camp: 1. Summer camp stimulates the brain Once the summer ... Read More About How Kids Can Keep Learning Alive at Summer Camp

How to Make Your Student's Summer Reading Come to Life

How to Make Your Student's Summer Reading Come to Life

The summer months provide the perfect opportunity to engage your student in reading. Fostering positive reading habits can benefit children in a multitude of ways. You may, however, be asking yourself how to make summer reading a fun activity. Ways to make your student’s summer reading come to life may include book-themed road trips, acting out the stories they read, and joining community book clubs. 1. Make summer reading come to life with book-themed road trips Traveling to the real-life location where a book takes place can be a great way to bring your child’s summer reading to life. For instance, if your student enjoys the bo ... Read More About How to Make Your Student's Summer Reading Come to Life

Tips to Help Your Child Maintain School-Life Balance

Tips to Help Your Child Maintain School-Life Balance

There is no doubt that being out of school in the summer months can affect your child academically. The concept, sometimes called summer slide, can have a significant impact on students. However, children also need a break from school, and summer should be a time when they can relax, recharge, and get ready to start next school year strong. It can be hard to find ways to strike a balance between school and life for your student, but tips to help your child maintain school-life balance include helping them enjoy organic learning, using community resources, and rewarding hard work. Do you want to ensure that your student has a relaxing and prod ... Read More About Tips to Help Your Child Maintain School-Life Balance

3 Educational Summer Road Trips

3 Educational Summer Road Trips

Once school is out and the summer months arrive, many families look for educational activities to keep their students engaged. Educational family field trips are great opportunities to continue learning throughout the summer months. These educational summer road trips can include visits to National Parks, the Lewis and Clark Trail, or presidential museums and libraries. Here are three educational summer road trips to get your entire family excited about learning this summer: Educational summer road trip #1: National Parks Visiting America’s National Parks with your family can be a very rewarding experience. It can allow you and y ... Read More About 3 Educational Summer Road Trips

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