4th of July

The 4th of July is full of picnics, parties, family, and fun.  On that date, in 1776, the Declaration of Independence was signed and the United States of America was born.  To remind kids why we are celebrating, we created a reading comprehension activity from a passage in our 5th Grade Simple Solutions Social Studies […]

never forget kit

Never Forget Kit

Parents want their children to remember what they’ve learned—especially over the long summer break—and teachers know the only way to do that is by giving kids the opportunity to practice!  Teachers in schools all over the country recommend Summer Solutions because it revisits important math and language arts concepts and provides minutes-a-day of independent practice […]

Eighth Grade Common Core Math

Simple Solutions Shines the Light on Eighth Grade Common Core Math!

  The items in each Simple Solutions lesson are aligned directly with the CCSS. Teachers always know which standard is being addressed. The Topic Guide shows the order in which the standards are introduced. The At-A-Glance pages are written by teachers for teachers. These pages deconstruct each standard and present it in an easy-to-understand format. Teachers know EXACTLY what students […]

Sixth Grade Common Core Math

Simple Solutions Shines the Light on Sixth Grade Common Core Math!

The Simple Solutions approach has been proven to raise test scores, build student confidence, and improve long-term retention. Take a closer look, as we shine the light on Simple Solutions Common Core Math Grade 6 and all its features. Students complete one lesson per day. Every item aligns with a Common Core State Standard and […]

New School Year!

Welcome to a new school year! All over the country, parents and teachers are posting pictures of their first day of school. As in the photo above, sent to us by a third grade teacher, kids are arriving to school to find new copies of Simple Solutions on their desks.  Whether they are using the […]

Simple Solutions Shines the light on Fifth Grade Common Core Math!

The Simple Solutions approach has been proven to raise test scores, build student confidence, and improve long-term retention. Take a closer look, as we shine the light on Simple Solutions Common Core Math Grade 5 and all its features. Students complete one lesson per day. Every item aligns with a Common Core State Standard and is coded to show its alignment. The teacher […]

100,000 Summer Solutions Books!!

Can you believe that in the next few weeks Bright Ideas Press will be shipping over 100,000 Summer Solutions books all across the country?  Each school that took a summer code will be getting their orders sorted and packaged by family name. These schools encouraged their families to use their school code because they know […]

STOP! You still have time!

  There isn’t much time, but there IS TIME.  Order your Summer Solutions books.  It is not too late to prevent summer learning loss. To order, go to www.summersolutions.net;  for $14.99 and minutes a day, your student can start next year right where they left off!

Don’t be a day late and a dollar short!

Look at all of the Summer Solutions orders came in just last night!  Many of our schools are taking advantage our dollar back program.  Today is the LAST day for you to order your Summer Solutions books and still earn money for your school.  Of course you can still order after that, but why wait?  […]

Summer Learning Is Important!

Just a few minutes a day.  That is all it takes with Summer Solutions.  This will help your child retain the skills and concepts learned in school this past year.  This leaves plenty of time for summer fun!! Why is summer learning so important?  Research spanning 100 years1 shows that students typically score lower on […]