4 Ways to Make Summer Reading Fun!

clock June 30, 2014 08:50 by author Kaplan Early Learning
It’s summer time and with it comes sunny days full of hours ready to be spent getting lost in the pages of our favorite books! Summer is a great time for students to discover pleasure reading and understand that learning can be an adventure! To help encourage your students’ parents to provide the right resources and prevent summer slide, here are our top four tips on how to promote summer reading in young children: [More]

The Ins and Outs of Blended Learning in the Elementary Classroom

clock June 27, 2014 08:21 by author Kaplan Early Learning
Between teaching in the classroom, grading papers outside of it, and keeping up with the consistent stream of meetings and conferences, it can be hard to make time to keep up with the latest trends and buzzwords in the field of education. Well, that’s where we can help! Here is a quick rundown of what blended learning is, why people are talking about it, and how to integrate a blended learning approach in your elementary school classroom. [More]

Don’t Lose The Academic Edge This Summer!

clock June 25, 2014 08:37 by author Kaplan Early Learning
Summer vacation is here! As you plan your vacations, family outings, and lazy days, summer can be a great time to demonstrate to kids that learning is not confined to the classroom. In fact, learning should be promoted over the summer as it has been proven that students lose ground academically when school is out of session. [More]

STEM Lessons from Wimbledon

clock June 23, 2014 08:56 by author Kaplan Early Learning
Wimbledon starts today! You may no longer be in school, but tennis always provides a great way to get students excited about science. With so many potential lessons waiting to be explored, students will appreciate the opportunity to incorporate physical activity into everyday science learning. Here are a few ideas on how you can incorporate tennis into your science or STEM lesson plan. [More]

10 Things Every Child Should Know Before Starting Kindergarten

clock June 20, 2014 09:04 by author Kaplan Early Learning
Kindergarten is right around the corner! As such, summer preschool preparations are in full swing. To help you make sure the children in your care are prepared for the transition to kindergarten, we’ve come up with a list of things they need to know to prepare for their big year. [More]