I start every summer convinced that my kids and I will read a million books, do flash cards, write stories and journals and become smarter people. We will not succumb to the lure of the TV! We will not lose everything we learned over the summer!
But it’s like everything else with me: great intention, good start and limping over the finish line by the time Labor Day rolls around. So I asked my friend, author, speaker and education expert Ann Dolin for some help. Because according to her, kids can lose up to 15% of what they’ve learned the year before over the summer.
Here are her suggestions:
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