School isn't always out in the summer, and the learning doesn't have to stop. From year-round preschool and K-12 programs, to summer school classes to boost a student's understanding of a specific subject or subjects, to educational ideas, crafts and activities for home or summer camp, you'll find a wide variety of advice for summer learning. In addition, parents will find reviews of educational summer camps and advice on how to choose one that is right for your child.
There are lesson plans ranging from pre-K through high school that have been developed specifically for teaching students during the summer, when attention spans tent to roam when weather is hot and sunny. There are numerous reading lists for many grade levels that parents and teachers can use to help prevent the summer brain drain. There are fun educational activities that keep the kids engaged, perfect for parents, caregivers, and summer camp counselors.
Turn to Bright Hub Education for teaching ideas you can trust, developed by experienced teachers, daycare providers, and homeschooling educators and parents, who have faced the summer doldrums and successfully kept students learning, and enjoying some fun in the sun too.