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Topic: summer school

The Summer that Changed Your Life

May 31, 2014

By Sarah Vander Schaaff I hope you’ll add your own memories or comment to this post I did last year about the summers that shaped us….   As a kid, there was always something wonderful about summer and having nothing to do except finding a friend and some ice cream, or a new bike route to a crowded pool. And was I the only one who considered “The Price is Right” a good break from the heat outside? But when it comes to memories of formative experiences, television, as you might expect, does not make the cut. Instead, for many of us, it was the times that we headed to places far away, where we sometimes felt alone, that we look… Read More


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A Working Summer

June 19, 2013

By Sarah Vander Schaaff Friday is the first day of summer, officially, but around here, some of us have been out for weeks while others are still making up “snow” days. Still, we will continue our summer series on pertinent questions with one aimed at what do when the final school bell rings. What’s the best use of summer if your child has been diagnosed with a learning difference? For this we asked a member of the Mindprint Team with more than a decade of experience teaching at a school dedicated to students with learning differences. As you might expect, her top recommendation is school. “If that is not an option, consistent tutoring throughout the summer and academic summer camps… Read More

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