6 ways to keep your children engaged over summer break

It is well-known that if children don’t continue some form of academic engagement over the summer break, they will forget a lot of what they’ve learned during the previous school year. This is often known as the “summer slide.” Unfortunately, because of the “summer slide,” many teachers agree that they often get stuck spending the […]

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Read At a Lake

Where will a book take you this summer? Don’t go JUMP in a lake; go READ at a it!  Today, we want you to take your book outside near a body of water.  Here in Cleveland, that might be Lake Erie, one of the Great Lakes.  In your city, it could be the ocean, a […]

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Summer Reading Challenge

Summer Reading How much time will you spend reading this summer?  Can you spend 60 minutes reading?  500 minutes? ONE THOUSAND?!  Take the Simple Solutions Summer Reading Challenge and find out!  Print out the game board below and color a square for every 20 minutes you spend reading.  When you get to the end of […]