Sr. Barbara Davis, SC, Tutor & Volunteer
As the calendar turns to the month of June, young people from preschool to high school turn their attention to summer vacation. Freedom from the daily routine of classes and homework gives way to a more relaxed schedule. Educators, however, realize that learning never takes a vacation and the summer months often lead to a loss of skills, particularly in the areas of mathematics and reading.
Parents, guardians, and caregivers are instrumental in providing learning opportunities, both formal and informal. Possibilities include:
Above all, be creative! Involve your child in finding new things to learn and to explore. Always remember "learning NEVER takes a vacation!"