How To Build Independent Reading Skills During Vacation

During the past school days, your child’s school has been busy supporting and encouraging independent reading to build your child’s fluency, vocabulary, and enjoyment for reading.   But vacation is here now and it is perfectly important for you as a parent to find out how to support your child at home to continue building on these skills.   For every summer break, there’s good news...
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The Best Thing To Do During Long Vacation

Long vacation (summer break) is a great season that everybody awaits passionately for its arrival. Schools are on vacation during this period. Children take time to relax at home. However, indulging in excess relaxation and fun can lead to reading loss as research has shown. During long vacation, most kids are thinking of sleeping in and playing in the pool. Parents are occupied attempting to...
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Preventing Brain Drain in Kids During Vacation

The vacation brain drain is a serious issue for children of all ages, but the stakes are much higher for kids in high school. With IGCSE, SAT, IELTS, TOEFL, GRE, MAT, GMAT, MIS, WASSCE, BECE, and other high-demand academic requirements, high schoolers can little afford to return to school having lost 2-3 months of academic skills.   Fortunately, this brain drain can be substantially or...
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Are your kids’ brain drain? Find out..

  While some schools have moved to year-round schedules, most still adhere to the traditional nine-month calendar, with shorter vacations (winter and spring breaks) and a lengthy Long vacation (summer breaks).   These vacations offer much-needed relief from school, but even spring break, which is typically only a week, can have a measurable negative impact on a child’s mental acuity. At 10-12...
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Ways of Engaging Your Kids on Vacation

Vacation is here again. All around the year, your kids are busy with their schools and studies and in the free time, they engage in recreational activities, making you a worry-free parent. But then comes holidays and this time of the year your kids are free for the whole time. Well, nothing is more daunting than keeping the kids engaged throughout their holidays. During a holiday break, children...
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