As much as our students need to grow as readers and thinkers, we also need to rejuvenate through exploration of new and favorite authors. After spending the last weeks of the school year scrambling to motivate students and develop some kind of summer reading plan, let’s pause now to reflect upon our own summer reading plans.
One of the biggest fears that educators and parents have in the summertime relates to how they can help children during their summer breaks. Here are some ways teachers, administrators, and parents can work together to ensure children read this summer and avoid the dreaded “summer reading slide.”
We who educate know the depth of work required to bring learning to our many students. We do it because we love the kids. Here’s one example of a profound and generous act from one teacher to her student. Comment below to share about a teacher you know who demonstrates the “HeArt of Teaching”!
As a parent and a teacher, I’m constantly looking for new ways to engage my kids and my students both in and away from school. As summer approaches, I thought I would share some of my favorites with you. I’d love to know how they work for you and to hear some of your ideas as well!
TCM was among a select group of publishers honored at the White House for publishing educational materials featuring information on health! Supporting the First Lady's Let's Move Initiative, our Science Readers: A Closer Look Be Healthy! Be Fit! Kit features life science concepts related to being healthy and fit.