Do K-12 Students Unlearn Material Over Summer Break?

Parents want their children to excel academically, which is why they could worry that summer break — a time in which many students sleep in, vacation, play video games, or lounge around the pool instead of studying — could cause kids to backslide and forget what they learned during the school year. Those parents might be on to something. The phenomenon of students unlearning academic … Continue reading Do K-12 Students Unlearn Material Over Summer Break?

Identifying Learning Disorders

A learning disability is a neurological disorder that is used as an umbrella term for a wide variety of problems. However, learning disabilities are not correlated to intelligence or motivation, for those who are diagnosed simply have brains that are wired differently. This difference affects how one receives and processes information and requires one to be taught in a manner tailored to an individual learning … Continue reading Identifying Learning Disorders