PBS Kids and DK Publishing Focus on School Readiness

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  While the school year may be coming to an end, parents know that learning needs to continue through the summer months to make the transition back to school all the smoother come fall. I know that the summer slide is something that many parents are concerned with!  Research shows that reading just six books during the summer may keep a struggling reader from regressing. (Source: Scholastic.com).   PBS KIDS and DK Publishing have joined forces to release three new games and books focused on school readiness. Together, PBS KIDS and DK Publishing incorporate everyday items into these educational products to make the learning experience more realistic and relatable for kids. New products include:   “Get Ready For School Games: Color Match” is designed for kids to practice key skills of recognizing colors, matching colors, and more. “Get Ready For School … [Read more...]

TenMarks Launches Free Summer Math Program to Reverse Summer Learning Loss

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 TenMarks, an Amazon Company, Launches Free Summer Math Program to Reverse Summer Learning Loss   2014 results show 11% gains with just one hour a week on a personalized summer program TenMarks Math wins 2015 CODiE Award for Best Math Instructional Solution, helping millions of students across more than 55,000 schools and more than 12,000 districts   TenMarks, an Amazon company, is working hard to keep students engaged over the summer to reverse learning loss in math before heading back to school. The TenMarks Summer Math Program is a national program that provides students with a personalized course tuned to their individual learning needs, based on a summative end-of-year assessment. The program is available now and runs through August 31, 2015, and is available free to every family in the United States—parents should visit http://summer.tenmarks.com for more … [Read more...]