It can be difficult to capture a student’s attention when learning inside on a bright summer’s day. However, teaching summer school doesn’t have to be all work and no play. In fact, we’ve got tons of lesson plans, teaching tips and ideas to make learning fun! Take advantage of the good weather to have class outside. Dive into some of these great resources and soak up some new ideas. Keep your student’s interest during those long summer days and make your own job a little easier.
Learning in the summertime is the last thing children want to do. Learn how to keep your grade school students motivated to learn all summer long. Browse through this collection of summer activities, and use the tips to help you create a fun summer learning experience for your students.
Bon voyage! Just because it’s summer doesn’t mean that you have to stop having fun with language learning. Some schools host themed language summer camps so that children and teenagers can be exposed to languages and cultures. Hosting a camp pour les étudiants français can be a lot of fun!
Students attending summer classes are often reluctant readers already and having to go to school when everyone else is on vacation makes them even less thrilled about books. Spark their interest with hands-on summer school reading activities designed to reinforce skills and comprehension.
Unleash the inner artist with these summer primary art activities. Students will be using paint, sponges, sand, different types of paper, magazines, glue and basic art supplies to create fun and “bright” masterpieces.
Take advantage of being outside to create some fun and functional nature crafts, along with one-of-a-kind T-shirts and a woven treasure pouch. These craft ideas are great for summer camp.
Keep students engaged during summer learning programs by choosing appropriate and interesting themes. Here are six teaching ideas.
The start of summer should not signal the end of learning. Instead, incorporate some educational summer interactive games into the daily schedule to promote learning and fun simultaneously. With games like rubber ducky synonyms and multiplication hop, kids won’t even realize they are learning.
These preschool bulletin board ideas for a summer theme can be made completely by the teacher or students can help. Students of all ages will enjoy turning their classroom into a summer oasis!
Are you teaching a summer art camp and don’t know where to begin? Here is a basic plan to get you started that combines elements of art with some fun projects.
Summer school is a time for extra academic support and remediation, so teachers need to be prepared to screen for reading problems, then conduct more extensive assessment. Find out how to uncover hidden problems and learn which assessment tools will do the job for you.