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Eight Holiday Break Learning Activities to Do with Your Child

Dec. 03, 2019

Holiday break is the perfect chance for your child to explore something new and relish learning for the fun of it. Find out about eight holiday activities for kids you can try over the break that will boost your child’s brain power.

From Summer Brain to School Brain: Six Tips to Get your Child Back-to-School Ready

Jul. 19, 2019

If your child has enjoyed a leisurely summer of trips to the pool, sleeping in, hanging out with friends and operating on a more relaxed pace than during the school year, you both may be dreading the end of summer, when the backpacks come back out and the routine is back in full swing.

How to Help Your Child Embrace Reading This Summer

Jul. 09, 2019

The school year is packed for most children, so summer is a welcome break from the routine of homework and studying. One of the best summer pastimes and easiest ways to mitigate summertime regression is reading.

(VIDEO) Anne Huntington Discusses the Summer Slide with Live on Lakeside

Jun. 18, 2019

Anne Huntington joined Live on Lakeside on June 18, 2019 to discuss important ways to avoid the summer slide this year.

Huntington Learning Center Launches 2019 Reading Adventure Program

May. 14, 2019

Summer break is a perfect time for children to establish or renew a reading habit, which is why the Huntington Learning Center is launching its annual summer reading program, Reading Adventure.

Regression: What it is and How to Avoid it This Summer

Jul. 01, 2016

Dr. Ray Huntington of the Huntington Learning Center urges parents to engage their children in learning activities to avoid summer regression. Put simply, summer regression is the loss of academic knowledge gained throughout the school year. “Learning loss or the ‘summer slide’ among students over summer break is a very real problem that we see often,” says Huntington, adding that most students can lose several months of grade-level equivalency in math and reading achievement during this period. He offers several ways for parents to help minimize summer regression.

MAKE SUMMER A PRODUCTIVE TIME FOR LEARNING

Jan. 01, 2012

The end of the school year may find your children exhausted from a year of hard work and fixated on that great burst of freedom that begins in June. If so, your suggestion that they consider some "summertime learning activities" might not go over too well. But staying smart during the warm weather months doesn't depend on test-taking and fretting over grades. With less structure and more adventure, the following activities can turn leisure time into learning time and help prepare your child for challenges in the year to come.

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