Summer vacation is an exciting time in the life of a child. It feels like the entire world is at their feet and they can finally do whatever they want. “No more school!” They might be shouting, but that is not the case. Summer is a time of learning and discovery through adventure. Students who are aware of this come back to the next school year on a higher plane and with a more developed brain.
Teachers will often give out summer reading to students. Many hate having to spend their summer reading, but when they realize the potential then they will really start to learn. It should never feel like a burden, in fact it should feel like fun for the child. If you know your child does not enjoy reading, find different ways to incorporate the reading into summer.Read More
For some students, sports are fun and the only real reason they want to go to school. Without the ability to play a sport they do not want to have to sit in class. However, sports should just be used to improve the overall learning experience. There needs to be a proper balance between the sport and school life for the student to truly benefit from their time in school.Read More
In America, learning more than one language seems to be optional. Although, it is required in most curriculum it is not truly taken seriously. You are pushed through a system that does not benefit you as a student and you walk away with years of a language under your belt but little to no knowledge. We all know of someone who has taken several semesters of a foreign language and cannot speak it at all. For most of us, we are that someone.Read More
Recently a teenager just became a millionaire overnight because of a video game. The idea that video games are pointless flew out the window when this happened. However, not everyone is going to be able to make millions of dollars on video. But we all need to stay healthy and take care of our bodies. Right now, American children have a high rate of obesity and living a sedantary lifestyle. This is because they spend more time sitting down playing a video game than actually going out and playing the sport.Read More