Category Archives: Summer Learning

The Best Books Aren’t Hard to Find

Books are a part of the learning experience, whether you like it or not. The high school years are prime time for reading some of the most mind-bending and life-changing literature you will ever read. With that in mind, we … Continue reading

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Should I Take the ACT or SAT?

One of the questions we are asked most frequently is “should I take the ACT”? I always tell juniors that they should try both the SAT and the ACT.  Even if you do not take an official test, you should … Continue reading

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Making Up for Summer Learning Loss

Nothing is quite like summer vacation. As young students, we counted down the dwindling days of the school year in anticipation of our big breaks. Now, as parents, we contemplate what exactly to do with our children now that they … Continue reading

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Summer Learning at the Battlefield

TIME TO PREPARE It may sound a little crazy, but for something as significant as the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, one needs to take extreme measures. The sesquicentennial (say that five times fast) of the battle that ripped … Continue reading

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Avoid Summer Learning Loss

Washingtonpost.com published an article yesterday about the “Summer Brain Drain”.  This is the amount of knowledge that students lose during the summer months.  Many parents are concerned about the possible loss in progress of reading but what some may not … Continue reading

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