Articles tagged with Summer Programs

3 Crafts to Promote Literacy Skills This Summer

3 Crafts to Promote Literacy Skills This Summer

Since summer is typically dedicated to rest and relaxation, improving your student’s literacy skills may not be on the forefront of your mind. The summer months, however, provide a unique opportunity to incorporate literacy skills into activities. Using crafts to promote literacy this summer can encourage your student to keep their mind active and sharp, while participating in fun and engaging activities. Crafts that encourage literacy skills include creating comic strips, incorporating theater activities, and designing menus. Looking to both engage your student and maintain the fun of the summer months? Keep reading to learn three craf ... Read More About 3 Crafts to Promote Literacy Skills This Summer

3 Summer Programs for High School Students

3 Summer Programs for High School Students

Hanging out by the water and spending time with friends—as the high school year comes to a close, summertime fun is all that’s on most students’ minds. Summer is a great time to relax and refresh for the next school year. It’s also an excellent opportunity, however, for high school students to advance their learning. With more and more colleges paying attention to how high school students spend their summers, it can benefit students to dedicate at least a portion of these months to hitting the books. Studying at home can be challenging during the summer. Luckily, many learning programs exist for high school students wh ... Read More About 3 Summer Programs for High School Students

How to Find Educational Summer Camps

How to Find Educational Summer Camps

With the end of the school year quickly approaching, you may be searching for the perfect summer activities for your child. Summer camp is a great way to keep your child occupied, enjoying themselves, and academically stimulated throughout the summer days. You can find the right summer camp for your child by researching college and university camps and utilizing local resources, like bulletin boards. When searching for camps, first identify local camps, such as ones in your city or neighborhood. If you don’t mind driving, widen your search to the surrounding towns. If you’re unable to tell if a camp’s registration period is ... Read More About How to Find Educational Summer Camps

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

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