summer break


Contributor: Carolyn Martin | File type : Blog Post

Today was our first day of kindergarten. In a normal school year, we hold a two-week kindergarten in April. This year in April, the twelve children who were eagerly counting days until they could ... Read More

The Summer Bucket List for the Teacher

Contributor: Kendra Martin | File type : Blog Post

At the end of a school term, I sent off my students with a list of fifty tasks to complete over the summer. Certainly they were all optional, and some were more educational than others. This year,... Read More

June, July, August, and the Teacher

Contributor: Carolyn Martin | File type : Blog Post

Every teacher has seen the sentiment that the best months of the school year are June, July, and August. Every teacher knows the inaccuracy of the witticism but there are ways that we can use June... Read More

Avoiding the Summer Slump: Staying Connected with Your Scholars

Contributor: Kendra Martin | File type : Blog Post

Due to COVID-19, many of us are experiencing a longer summer vacation than normal. And even if your summer vacation has not come early this year, many of us have not been able to have a normal cla... Read More

Preventing the Summer Slide

Contributor: Shari Zook | File type : Blog Post

It’s summer vacation! Yay! Let’s sleep in till noon, watch videos, and hang out on the living room couch. Or not. Researchers, educators, and parents are becoming increasingly concerned ... Read More

Early Summer Work

Contributor: John Mark Kuhns | File type : Blog Post

In my last post, I promised a series on lean manufacturing and its application to teaching. Mea culpa. While I have learned and applied much more from lean manufacturing than what I wrote in that po... Read More