Year-Round Homeschooling Benefits and Schedules
At some point during the homeschool year, you may notice that your September through June schedule isn’t working. The flexibility, spontaneity, and relaxed pace you and your kids loved about homeschooling doesn’t feel the same anymore. Year-round homeschooling may help you out of your slump and the traditional school year calendar mindset. It can provide […]
Summer Project-Based Learning Ideas
With summer upon us, it’s the perfect time to break out of the mold in your homeschool approach. If you’re looking for an alternative to your usual routine, project-based learning could be a fun option. Project-based learning is an educational practice that uses real-life projects to sharpen core skills in math, science, language arts, and […]
Summer Reading Lists for Students of All Ages
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 […]
The Time4Learning 2022 Summer Art Contest
Updated 7/28/22 The Time4Learning 2022 Summer Art Contest was a success thanks to everyone who participated. The art contest was exclusive to members, and we received over 1,400 impressive entries! With so much talent and creativity, it was difficult to choose 12 winners, but we gladly took on the challenge. Check out the winning drawings […]
Set Your Summer Learning Goals
If you have a child who could benefit from summer learning, setting goals can help your student catch up, stay on track, and develop important life skills. Here are some strategies to weave summer goals into your academic year! Summer Strategy for Summer Enrichment If your family typically reserves academics for the school-year calendar, then […]
Our Family’s Favorite Summer Learning Activities
Summertime in South Florida is…hot. For me, it is also the perfect time to evaluate my kiddo’s performance over the last year, and make any necessary adjustments. I learned the hard way that you can’t wait for July or August to roll around to start thinking about the upcoming year. We did that our first […]
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!
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 shown improvement in reasoning, problem […]
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 […]
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 […]