Don’t Leave it to the Goonies

I have been devoting this week to ways to engage young minds over the summer.  Here is the breakdown so far: Camp Wonderopolis, Maker Camp, Making Movies.  Last summer, I also did a series of posts on avoiding the “summer slide”, and you can access all of those links, including a ton of suggestions for … Continue reading Don’t Leave it to the Goonies

Summer Enrichment Flyer

  This week, I am focusing on providing resources to “Squash the Summer Slide” as ReadWriteThink puts it.  Parents often ask me at this time of year for ideas to keep my students challenged over the summer, and here is a treasure trove of resources. Kacie Germadnik, a colleague of mine, created this awesome flyer with … Continue reading Summer Enrichment Flyer

National Geographic Families

This week, I am focusing on providing resources to “Squash the Summer Slide” as ReadWriteThink puts it. Parents often ask me at this time of year for ideas to keep students challenged over the summer.  National Geographic Families has some links that might be of particular interest during the next three months. Try out the geography games … Continue reading National Geographic Families

Summer Superheroes (Reblog)

This week, I am focusing on providing resources to “Squash the Summer Slide” as ReadWriteThink puts it.  Parents often ask me at this time of year for ideas to keep my students challenged over the summer, and here is one that would be great for students who enjoy writing.   Summer Superheroes is a “Parent & … Continue reading Summer Superheroes (Reblog)

Summer Art

This week, I am focusing on providing resources to “Squash the Summer Slide” as ReadWriteThink puts it. Parents often ask me at this time of year for ideas to keep my students challenged over the summer.  ArtsEdge is a great site for classroom ideas, but here are a few links to articles that might be … Continue reading Summer Art

Pool Noodle Projects

This week, I am focusing on providing resources to “Squash the Summer Slide” as ReadWriteThink puts it. Parents often ask me at this time of year for ideas to keep students challenged over the summer.  Here are links to the rest of the articles from this week: Summer Superheroes Summer Enrichment Flyer Summer Art National Geographic Families … Continue reading Pool Noodle Projects