Can an Online Summer Program Benefit Your Child?
Summer is right around the corner. For families, so is the opportunity to discover the awesome power of summer to help their kids catch up and thrive in their homeschool or traditional brick-and-mortar school. With the season’s warmer weather and longer days, summer is synonymous with outdoor activities, family vacations, and a more relaxed routine. […]
Learn a Foreign Language This Summer!
Opportunità, 机会, gelegenheit, oportunidad, opportunity. Multiple studies have shown that learning a foreign language leads to many opportunities for children in different ways throughout their lives. Additionally, there are numerous correlations with being bilingual to intelligence, memory, and verbal and spatial abilities. Benefits of Learning a Foreign Language Children who learn a new language have […]
Summer Reading Isn’t Over Yet, Check Out These Books!
Reading throughout the year is important for children of all ages, but summer reading is especially important, as kids (and sometimes parents), tend to take time off from school activities. In fact, the Cleveland Clinic found many advantages to reading: “Reading with your children builds warm and happy associations with books, increasing the likelihood that […]
How to Use Time4Learning to Reverse Summer Learning Loss
Following a year where we faced a global pandemic, and absolutely every school norm was broken, this summer will likely look very different as well. For parents who have noticed their child(ren) falling behind academically, the next few months are a crucial opportunity to get things back on track. This is especially true for vulnerable […]
The Feared Learning Loss Caused by Covid-19
As remote learning became a reality due to the pandemic, many experts and parents feared that children would suffer serious learning loss. Their fears are now reality. Recent research has revealed that the average student could fall seven months behind in academics due to the coronavirus impact. There are many reasons why this education loss […]
Math Enrichment Activities for Summer
Keeping your child’s math skills sharp during the summer months is especially important — whether you’re a homeschooler or a parent whose children attend a traditional school system. Here’s why: A recent study by Harris Cooper, professor of psychological sciences at the University of Missouri, revealed that an average of 2.6 months of math skills […]
Why Choose a Customized Summer Learning Program?
Various studies have found that students lose some of their school-year gains in reading and math during the summer months. For instance, one recent study has third graders losing 20% of their gains in reading and seventh graders losing nearly 50% in math! If you want to avoid these “summer slide” losses, check out Time4Learning’s […]
Summer Project-Based Learning Ideas & Activities
Project-Based Learning Ideas for Summer Summertime is almost here. If you’re still trying to come up with ways to keep the kids busy and engaged, have you considered project-based learning (PBL)? Although the concept of PBL has been around for well over 100 years, it’s definitely gained popularity in the last few years, and not […]
How I Do Year Round Homeschooling
When we first started homeschooling, we followed a traditional school schedule for several years. We would work from September to June, about 180 days, and then take 10-12 weeks of summer vacation. This is what we were accustomed to. It’s common for many families to homeschool following this type of schedule, especially since many of […]
Champion Your Child’s Learning Potential This Summer
Summertime in South Florida is…hot. For me, these muggy summer days offer the perfect opportunity to evaluate my kiddo’s performance over the last year. In fact, reviewing how our previous homeschool year has gone is one of my chief priorities during the first weeks of summer break. Here are some of the questions I typically […]
Jump Start Summer Learning with National Astronaut Day
Blast Off Into Summer Learning on National Astronaut Day Space travel has always fascinated humans. At one time, the thought of exploring the moon and our solar system was a far-fetched idea. Today, the United States has dozens of successful spaceflights under its belt, and the space program has made unprecedented discoveries in the field […]
How Can We Keep Children Safe Online This Summer?
As parents, we’re tasked with the incredibly important role as the protector, advisor, and overall mentor of our children. With summer learning right around the corner, now is a great time to sit down and talk with our children about online safety and how to stay safe. Computers and the internet are both deeply woven […]
Prevent Summer Learning Loss with These Ideas
It’s summer time! School is out, the sun is shining, and children are ready for fun. Parents, however, may be worried about preventing summer learning loss, also known as “summer slide.” Just because school is out does not mean that your child stops learning! Read on for summer learning tips for parents. What is summer […]
The Ultimate Back-to-Homeschool Checklist
The first day of homeschool can be an exciting time for new and experienced homeschoolers alike. With that, there can also be some anxieties about the beginning of a new year. To make the transition seamless, we’ve come up with some back-to-homeschool ideas in the checklist below. Read on to make the best of this […]
Summer Activity Ideas for Children with Special Needs
When you have children, summer is usually a time dedicated to relaxing, perhaps family vacation, and a more laid back schedule overall. Even before summer rolls around, many parents are on the hunt for activity ideas such as summer camp to keep their children active both physically and mentally. If you have a child with […]