Exploring Rockets and Poetry at Summer School

An enjoyable time of exploring rockets and poetry at summer school is a very different approach from previous years. The D.C. Everest summer program in Wisconsin goes beyond math and literacy with activities that include designing and engineering structures, cooking...

Summer School is for Hands On Projects

With a focus on enrichment, summer school is for hands on projects. No more worksheets and sitting down in a classroom. “It’s no longer about sitting down and taking out a pen and paper. Here, we’re doing hands-on learning,” Hannibal Middle...

An Endless Summer of Equations

An endless summer of equations awaits over 2,000 California middle schools students who struggle with math, and they are volunteering to give up carefree summer activities to learn algebra. Elevate is a free math camp funded by the Silicon Valley Education Foundation....

When Learning is Fun, Kids Want to Learn

It seems simple enough – when learning is fun, kids want to learn. Darrius Jenkins wasnt happy about attending summer classes.  But after one day, he changed his mind. “We get to learn math and ELA,” fifth-grader Darrius Jenkins said. “It’s very fun.” His...

Summer Learning For Migrant Students

Summer learning for migrant students has become an imp0rtant piece of summer school, as students need to catch up in order to be ready to learn in the fall. One such student says he is the son of hardworking farmers, but their mobile life makes things difficult in...