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5 Ways to Avoid the Summer Slump—Staying STEM Ready All Year Around

Posted by Marissa Alonzo on July 18, 2017


Like the lyrics of a classic rock song—school is out for the summer. Students and teachers alike look forward to this time of year to regenerate and relax. What happens, though, when you are out of a classroom for an extended amount of time? For most students, they find themselves with six to twelve weeks of activity that may not reinforce the skills they developed over the year. In fact, for some students, summer means that upon the new school year they will need several months of review. This event has been deemed the "summer slump" by many academic groups and continues to be an issue for many schools. 

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Topics: STEM activities for kids, activities for kids in the summer, summer activities for kids, how to avoid the summer slump, summer slump and kids, children activities in STEM

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