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Summer Reading Tips

As the school year comes to an end, we know that many parents may be stressing about the dreaded “Summer Slide.” Reading is especially important for kids on summer vacation, and parents can be proactive to make sure that their kids keep reading (and enjoy it) all summer long! Read on for tips to help keep your child actively reading all summer long.

How to Celebrate the Summer Solstice with Your Kids

Summer is finally here, bringing fun in the sun, time with friends and family, and lots of opportunities for learning. The “official” start of summer and longest day of the year, June 21, is also a great time to learn about summer solstice. Read on for some fun ways to celebrate with your children.

Women in STEM: 5 Female Role Models

There’s a rich history of women in STEM who have changed the world, honored for their achievements in science, technology, engineering, and math. Inspiring figures like Marie Curie, Countess Ada Lovelace, Mae Jemison, Dr. Jane Goodall, Florence Nightingale, and many more rightly hold pop culture titles of “greatest women in STEM” or “women who changed the world.” But today, we’re celebrating five modern women who are influencing the STEM world now.

Avoiding the Summer Brain Drain

How much do students lose over the summer? How can an educational summer program help bridge the gap and stop learning loss over the summer? Read our latest blog brought to you by Jeanne Huybrechts, our Chief Academic Officer.

How to Teach Your Child Gratitude This Holiday Season

As the holidays approach, it’s easy to get caught up in the rush of buying gifts, attending parties, and visiting family all over, making it easy to forget what’s really important. The holidays are a great time to focus on what you’re grateful for and to introduce the idea of gratitude to your children. Read on to learn tips and techniques to teach your child gratitude!