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DESIGN SQUAD NATION . Home | PBS KIDS GO!

DESIGN SQUAD NATION . Home | PBS KIDS GO! | Lower School Summer Learning 2014 | Scoop.it
Be creative, help people and make dreams come true with engineering. Play games, watch full episodes and video clips, design new inventions and share them in this social community. Try engineering and science activities or compete in contests on DESIGN SQUAD NATION's educational website for kids. Read a blog from real engineers.
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Keyboarding instruction, touch typing method for schools: Typing Pal Online

Keyboarding instruction, touch typing method for schools: Typing Pal Online | Lower School Summer Learning 2014 | Scoop.it
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Students in Grades 4 - 6 should have their login information for this. 

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Resources to Prevent Summer Slide: Virtual Field Trips, DIY Projects and Summer Reading

Resources to Prevent Summer Slide: Virtual Field Trips, DIY Projects and Summer Reading | Lower School Summer Learning 2014 | Scoop.it
Summer is here! But along with warmer weather, trips to the pool and the Fourth of July, comes a not-so-fun reality... the summer slide.

Too often students scowl at the idea of summer learning, but i
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FunBrain.com - The Internet's #1 Education Site for K-8 Kids and Teachers - Funbrain.com

FunBrain.com - The Internet's #1 Education Site for K-8 Kids and Teachers - Funbrain.com | Lower School Summer Learning 2014 | Scoop.it
FunBrain is the #1 site for online educational games for kids of all ages. (math, grammar, science, spelling, history)
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4 Tools To Help Avoid Summer Learning Loss - Edudemic

4 Tools To Help Avoid Summer Learning Loss - Edudemic | Lower School Summer Learning 2014 | Scoop.it
Combating summer learning loss over the summer for young readers is a challenge that many teachers face.
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BBC - Schools - Dance Mat Typing - Home

BBC - Schools - Dance Mat Typing - Home | Lower School Summer Learning 2014 | Scoop.it
A fun colourful website with animation and games introducing touch typing to children aged 7 to 11
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Mrs. P's magic library

Mrs. P's magic library | Lower School Summer Learning 2014 | Scoop.it
MrsP.com free children’s online storybook video site celebrating reading and books. Storybook destination with TV star Kathy Kinney as Mrs. P. Fun activities for kids with coloring sheets, activity guides, educational games & apps, crafts, and Be a famous writer contest.
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21 fun, educational websites for students when they’re out of school - Mass Literacy

21 fun, educational websites for students when they’re out of school - Mass Literacy | Lower School Summer Learning 2014 | Scoop.it
The summer gapes before us, threatening to sweat out all the learning that students did during the school year. Luckily, fun, educational websites abound online for kids to... »
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Summer Reading

Summer Reading | Lower School Summer Learning 2014 | Scoop.it
The research is clear that children who don't read during the summer can lose up to three months of reading progress and that loss has a cumulative, long-term effect. The following resources and articles provide information about summer reading and summer learning loss. Plus you'll discover great activities to encourage kids to learn, read, and have fun in the summer sun.
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ABCya.com | Kids Educational Computer Games & Activities

ABCya.com | Kids Educational Computer Games & Activities | Lower School Summer Learning 2014 | Scoop.it
Free kids educational computer games and activities
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BrainPOP - Animated Educational Site for Kids - Science, Social Studies, English, Math, Arts

BrainPOP - Animated Educational Site for Kids - Science, Social Studies, English, Math, Arts | Lower School Summer Learning 2014 | Scoop.it
Animated Science, Health, Technology, Math, Social Studies, Arts & Music and English movies, quizzes, activity pages and school homework help for K-12 kids, aligned with state standards
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Resources for Summer Fun and Learning

This week's sites are among the best summer fun sites around.
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Fun and Free Summer Learning Resources

Fun and Free Summer Learning Resources | Lower School Summer Learning 2014 | Scoop.it
Summer learning loss is a real problem. In fact, research suggests student lose more than two months of math knowledge during the summer, and reading skill loss is similar.

Here, we’ve compiled a few
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