Summer Solutions Books at a Glance- Grade 4 – 8

Summer Solutions Books  The Simple Solutions Approach–solid instruction, daily distributed practice, and ongoing assessment–is a proven strategy that promotes mastery and ensures long-term retention. Summer Solutions provides review and practice that allows students to retain important math and language arts skills, not only over the summer break but for a lifetime. Grades 4 – 8 […]

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End the Summer Slide with Summer Solutions

Ahh, summer! Who doesn’t look forward to a couple months of warmth, sunshine, and some well-deserved R&R? Don’t worry, it’ll be here before you know it. But, as it so often goes, with the good comes the bad–the summer slide. The Research Parents, teachers, and researchers all know that summer learning loss, or the summer […]

Car Adventure

Summer vacation often means car adventures for the entire family.  It can be hard enough to get everyone out of the house at one time for a quick trip to grandma’s house, but driving long hours for a family vacation can get to even the most patient of parents. To help with some of those […]

50 free ideas for summer fun

Beat the summer boredom blues with these fun, festive and free ideas. Summer break is in full swing. Kids are excited to ditch the homework and routine of the school day, but more often than not that translates into “boredom blues” once school is out. Beat the blues with these 50 fun and festive ways […]

One of Our Parents Shares

Start of Summer!  It’s here: the FIRST DAY of summer vacation!  Tomorrow is the day all my good intentions go into practice.  I will begin exercising before the kids wake up.  I will drink water instead of diet pop.  My son, the future fifth grader, and my daughter, the soon-to-be third grader, will begin their […]

June Calendar Activity

  Summer vacation will be here before you know it, and even the most self-entertaining child can get bored fast.  Use this June calendar to set the tone for summer break.  Print it out and sit down with the kids to plan how they will spend their summer vacation.  Here are some suggestions: Schedule the […]