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Six Free iPad Apps for Making Healthy Choices

Six Free iPad Apps for Making Healthy Choices | Summer Learning (Edutopia) | Scoop.it
Back to school is the perfect time of year to establish routines and remind students about making healthy choices. Children of all ages should have an understanding of the impact of their decisions r
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Summer Fun with Food: 10 Resources to Learn About Healthy Eating

Summer Fun with Food: 10 Resources to Learn About Healthy Eating | Summer Learning (Edutopia) | Scoop.it
Summer is all about local food, and for parents, now's the perfect time to sneak in a lesson or two about healthy eating. Here are some fun and entertaining resources to help kids learn about food at
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How to Have a Healthy, Brainy and Fun Summer

How to Have a Healthy, Brainy and Fun Summer | Summer Learning (Edutopia) | Scoop.it
As schools everywhere begin to wind down on the school year, the worry around the summer brain drain begins. But just because school's out doesn't mean the learning process comes to a grinding halt.
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How to Beat Summer Learning Loss

How to Beat Summer Learning Loss | Summer Learning (Edutopia) | Scoop.it
A former public school teacher and Teach For America alumna, Anne O'Brien is the deputy director of the Learning First Alliance.


Summer learning loss is a well-documented phenomenon, with
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Summer Learning Tips

Summer Learning Tips | Summer Learning (Edutopia) | Scoop.it
Dr. Danielle Moss Lee (@HEAFNYC on Twitter) is President and CEO at Harlem Educational Activities Fund (HEAF). With a background in administration and non-profits, she's passionate about educati
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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 | Summer Learning (Edutopia) | 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.
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Playground Neuroscience: Connect and Redirect

Playground Neuroscience: Connect and Redirect | Summer Learning (Edutopia) | Scoop.it
"She makes my life miserable every day!" cries Madison, one of the girls in my fourth grade class. She sinks her chubby frame onto the bench next to me, and folds her arms dramatically over her unifo
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Lessons from the Field: Teaching Foundational Life Skills Through Baseball

Lessons from the Field: Teaching Foundational Life Skills Through Baseball | Summer Learning (Edutopia) | Scoop.it
Summer heat, eating hot dogs, and cheering for home runs -- it's baseball season once again. Watching a game and rooting for your favorite team is fun, but there's so much more to baseball. It has th
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Kids can learn many lessons on and off the field from sports. Blogger Kevin Christofora gives some great examples.

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The Shallop Project: A Summer Learning Adventure

The Shallop Project: A Summer Learning Adventure | Summer Learning (Edutopia) | Scoop.it
Bath, Maine, has long been known as the City of Ships. More than 400 years ago, this was the site that launched the Virginia, the first seaworthy ship built by English-speakers in the New World.
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Seven Ways to Prevent Summer Learning Loss

Seven Ways to Prevent Summer Learning Loss | Summer Learning (Edutopia) | Scoop.it
Summer is upon us once again, and parents are beginning to plan for their children's days without a school schedule. Dreams of days filled with family, friends, freedom and laughter are in students'
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Summer Matters: How Parents Can Keep Their Children Learning All Summer Long

Summer Matters: How Parents Can Keep Their Children Learning All Summer Long | Summer Learning (Edutopia) | Scoop.it
Because summer learning loss is cumulative over time, it leads to increased dropout rates among those students who have fallen behind.

Missing out on summer learning is as harmful to children's phy
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Red, White and Blue Learning: Seven Resources for Independence Day

Red, White and Blue Learning: Seven Resources for Independence Day | Summer Learning (Edutopia) | Scoop.it
Nothing says summer fun quite like the Fourth of July, especially for all those youngsters who’ve probably been counting the days. How is your family celebrating this year? A barbecue with friends?
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