brain drain

15 Ideas for Keeping the Learning Fun in the Summertime

Imagine your child’s teacher sitting you down during conferences and telling you that your kiddo is about to lose 2 months in his reading ability, and 2.6 months of math skills—as scheduled. That’d be a jagged little pill to swallow. Let me then, as your new BFF blogger break the news to you: The average kiddo who scampers off to summer break loses 2 months in reading ability and 2.6 months in math skills. Annually. It is scientifically known as Summer Brain Drain. Research shows it is rampant in our schools. It’s a plague