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By Corey Gafnea
Everyday Education 

Summertime Learning Loss


Last updated 6/15/2015 at 11:23am

School is out! As parents we often celebrate the end of the school year along with the start of summer. It’s nice to let the kids stay up late at night and sleep in the morning. It’s really nice to have more time to play outside and take advantage of the many outdoor activities located in our county, be it hiking, biking, or swimming in a pool, lake or river. On the flip side, as parents we often worry about the effect that being away from the classroom and away from the discipline of active learning that occurs daily has on our children.

It has been well documented that summer learni...

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