Tag Archives: summer break

10 Fun STEAM Activities for Do-It-Yourself Learning

Adapted from STEAM In a Jar®: Experiments, Activities, and Trivia for Your Classroom by Garth Sundem With school right around the corner, here are some activities to help counter summer learning loss and get kids back into the swing of … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Boredom

By Amanda C. Symmes, LICSW Hey there, midsummer friends. I see you! Your tan is settling in nicely, the floor mats in your car are covered in sand and seashells, and the door handles are sticky with ice cream memories. … Continue reading

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Survive Summer Boredom by Being CREATIVE

By Richard M. Cash, Ed.D., author of Self-Regulation in the Classroom: Helping Students Learn How to Learn. This post was originally published June 30, 2014 Part of our Cash in on Learning series by Richard M. Cash, Ed.D. Click to read … Continue reading

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Creative Summer Storytime Ideas

By Amadee Ricketts, author of Gentle Hands and Other Sing-Along Songs for Social-Emotional Learning While every season has its charms, summer brings a sense of freedom that can make it the perfect time to add creative elements to your storytime … Continue reading

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8 Ways Teachers Can Learn This Summer

By Andrew Hawk For many teachers, summer is a time to relax and recharge their batteries for the next school year. It is a time to reflect on the practices of the previous school year. There are many rumors and … Continue reading

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