Edutopia International Online Magazine
Additional Publication URL
Summer months are typically designated as times for less structure, more pleasure, enjoying the outdoors, and free time. Sometimes, however, our brains feel discombobulated without the structure or schedules that guide us through the other ten months of the year. But whether we're in school, at home, the pool, the playground, or on vacation, we're always using our brains. The brain-compatible activities below are intended for parents to implement with children or adolescents to activate the joy of learning, decision-making, questioning, and playing with ideas during summer break and beyond.
File contains an archival version of an article originally available on Edutopia. Archived with permission. The author reserves all rights.
Desautels, Lori, "Summer Fun with the Brain in Mind" (2014). Scholarship and Professional Work – Education. 112.