Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Traveling Tuesday… Mead Ponds

Where did the Little Apple go for Traveling Tuesday? to Mead Ponds The Town of Mead Parks and Recreation Department offers a wide variety of facilities and activities for your enjoyment. Additionally, the town offers many leisure activities through the Recreation Services Division. Have you been to Mead Ponds for a fishing? or just to Read More

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Monday, June 27, 2016

Summer Outing Ideas for Families

Summer Outing Ideas for Families by: Mariah Shell It’s a great American tradition: the summer road trip. Keep it Local: Summer Outing Ideas for Families is a great tradition to start! Every year, thousands of families set off on the open road for far-flung destinations. Whether it’s an excuse to visit distant friends and family, Read More

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Thursday, June 23, 2016

What will your High School student read this summer?

From relevant to hilarious, this reading list contains a wealth of interesting books for high school students. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley This book, written in 1932, looks at Huxley’s vision of the future. Thanks to psychological engineering, people have been genetically bred to be passive and therefore useful to the ruling class. This Read More

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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Traveling Tuesday… Jim Hamm Nature Area

Where did the Little Apple go this Tuesday? to the Jim Hamm Nature Area Originally developed in 1976, the Jim Hamm Nature Area comprises 24 acres, including a 14-acre pond. This land was donated in 1974 by the Hamm family in memory of USAF Captain Jim Hamm who was shot down over Vietnam in 1968 Read More

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Monday, June 20, 2016

Create Better Learners with Fun Summer Learning Activities

The skills that really great independent learners require are vital life skills that all students can benefit from having. Skills like organization, time management, task initiation, focused attention and memory are part of this skill set. These skills extend to social situations like controlling your behavior, being flexible and organizing and executing planned activities.  Here Read More

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Saturday, June 18, 2016

What you should know about the current state of college prep testing (ACT/SAT)

What you should know about the current state of college prep testing (ACT/SAT) — Jay Stype, Education consultant Tutor Doctor Longmont to Fort Collins For the last several months we have answered literally hundreds of questions from parents and students about the status of test prep for students here in Colorado following the CDE decision Read More

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Thursday, June 16, 2016

How do I get my child to read this summer?

If your child is  reluctant to read, there are ways to make reading a fun and rewarding experience that can introduce them to a wonderful new world. Reading carries so many benefits making it a skill that every child should have. When your child is an effective reader, all those high school and college texts Read More

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