Helping your kids fight the summer slide

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July 24, 2013, 8:16 am
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(NECN) - Summer provides a nice break for kid, but you don't want their brains to take too much time off.
         
Dr. Lorraine Greenfield and Dr. Margery Miller, both from Lesley University Graduate School of Education joined us with advice to help offset that summer slide.

Greenfield said that you can add math to something like a sporting event by having your child calculate their batting average.

Miller said that you can boost literacy in sports games by having your child listen to words and try to find synonyms throughout the event.

Watch the attached video for more.

For more information, check out these websites:

http://classroombookshelf.blogspot.com/

http://www.lesley.edu/

Tags: sports, school, summer , Dr. Lorraine Greenfield, Dr. Margery Miller, studying
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