Now that Machildren_playingy is here, the sun is shining, the days are longer – it can be very difficult to finish off the school year and plant seeds to avoid summer brain drain and hopefully extending learning over the summer.

Students are ready for the great outdoors, and teachers are celebrating the end of piles of papers and clutter on their desk.

Even parents look forward to summer vacation–for a little while!

This feature article is dedicated to keeping us focused for the end of the school year, so we can sneak in a few ideas to promote summer learning.