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Summer Learning Slide

Combat the Summer Learning Slide this Year
Summertime planning is underway for families, from going to the beach to signing up for day camp. Children look forward to having a few months off of school to play with friends, but parents often want to keep their children’s academic skills sharp over the summer break. Research


Five Important Standardized Test-Taking Strategies

There are a five basic strategies that students of any age should be in the habit of doing on any test or assessment. These strategies are applicable to students taking the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium exam in 3rd grade as well as those taking the SAT in high school.

Read the instructions carefully.


Help Your Children Discover Answers to Their “Why?” Questions

Children are naturally curious and eager to learn. Satisfy their curiosity by providing opportunities to learn and explore new things on their own. Here’s a few ideas to help you get started:

Encourage independent learning

When your child has a question about a subject, encourage him or her to learn about it rather


Reflecting on the Past Year

As the year comes to a close, now is the perfect time for you and your children to take a moment to reflect on the academic activity of the past year. Whether just starting pre-school or halfway through high school, it is worthwhile to look back on the past 12 months and plan ahead for the