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Super Why! Around the World Adventure airs Friday, June 15 at 3pm

Super Why! Around the World Adventure!

Heather Neal - Monday, June 11, 2012 - 5:52am

It looks like the rain is going to keep us indoors this week. You can give the kids a break from their chores by giving them some fun learning time with this week’s special ”Super Why and the Around the World Adventure...

Keep Kids Curious for Lasting Learning

Heather Neal - Monday, June 25, 2012 - 8:33am

The PBS KIDS summertime theme weeks continue with “Monkey Business Week”. Curious George is the star of this week’s theme. Tune in to GPB’s kids’ programming at 2pm today for ”Night of the Weiner Dog.” Hundley, the...

NPR's Big Idea video contest ends August 12, 2012

Tell the World Your Big Idea

Heather Neal - Tuesday, July 10, 2012 - 7:23am

Are your kids crying “bored” this summer or do you need a way to challenge your upcoming class of students? NPR has a video contest to submit “big ideas,” which could be a more effective way of delivering mail or...

Summer Learning Or Summer Hurting?

Yun Mi Park - Thursday, September 6, 2012 - 7:14am

Ah, summertime. Pool parties, backyard barbeques, vacation and a time when families and children unwind, relax and take a break. That is, after all, why many call it summer break or summer vacation, right? But there’...

Starting Summer Break with a Bang

Heather Neal - Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - 12:06pm

Summer break is here (or almost here for the last few districts still in session this week). This begins that tricky season of keeping the kids entertained while keeping their brains from napping. Summer learning loss...

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Cat in the Hat at Center for Puppetry Arts

Heather Neal - Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 11:22am

Summer reading is vitally important to retention. It’s probably the easiest way to be sure your child is retaining the fundamentals of the past year. Even my little guy is picking up on words, reading and spelling a...

How does this cube (instruction on WikiHow) prevent summer learning loss?

Summer Learning: A Creative Writing Exercise

Heather Neal - Monday, June 24, 2013 - 12:00pm

This one is truly for all ages. It’s completely adaptable and limitless in the realm of possibilities. You’ve likely got everything you need in the same room with you. Using cubes or dice, write one word on each...

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