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Through the Eyes of an Educator: the Magic of Summer

by Stacey Ebert / Jun 03, 2019 /
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As a kid (and as a teacher), I’d count the days till summer, the days between spring break and Memorial Day weekend and then the onslaught of everything that made that last month of school seem like it simultaneously went as quick as lightning and as slow as molasses. Today, my best friend’s daughter is in the final stretch of her sophomore year, and the middle child is quite literally counting the days till that grand bus ride that will take her to sleep away camp.

5 Things You Need to Know Before Going to Wimbledon

by Heather Robinette / Jul 12, 2018 /
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Although I am not a huge tennis fan, I was lucky enough to be in London during Wimbledon, which takes place during the end of June to early July.

5 Things You Need to Know Before Going to Wimbledon

Where to Find Free Summer Movies in New York

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Movies, can be a very expensive addition to your vacation but, luckily, there are many opportunities to see free ones--in in some of the most well-known New York City locations. 

Where to Find Free Summer Movies in New York
Photo: Socrates Sculpture Park, adapted by Wandering Educators

How to Summer: 40 Tips for a Curious, Engaged Summer

by Stacey Ebert / Jul 05, 2017 /
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At the age of seven, I started going to summer camp. From the moment school ended, I counted the hours until camp began. When my years of being a camper ended, I became a counselor, then a lifeguard, and then an aquatics director. Camp has been a part of my summer story since as long as I can remember. My family didn’t travel much in the summer. My sister and I both had varied camping experiences, while my brother chose to stay home for the summer. There are far more children who don’t go to camp than do.

The Best Way to Explore the Mountains this Summer

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Exploring the mountains is a great way to spend your summer. The air is cleaner, the grass is greener, and you will see extraordinary landscapes. It is a great way to get in shape, meet interesting people, and experience new things. Here are the best ways to explore the mountains this summer. 

The Best Way to Explore the Mountains this Summer

Four Productive Ways for Teachers to Unwind During their Downtime

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Teaching is often cited as one of the most stressful jobs around, and it's not hard to imagine why. High expectations from administrators and constantly changing legislation combined with long hours and relatively low pay come with the territory. 

Four Productive Ways for Teachers to Unwind During their Downtime

However, teaching is a highly rewarding field with plenty of perks, such as extended holidays and summers off.

No-Cost Travel for Educators During the Summer

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As summer approaches and you have already spent countless hours educating and encouraging your students to do well on essays, etc. (there is a good service which writes essays from scratch), by the way and you might want to let your students in on that, it's now time for the educators to plan their summer trips. Summertime is the perfect time to turn into a 'learner' rather than a 'teacher' and you can do it at no expense to you.

Top Ten Off the Beaten Path Summer Activities on Cape Cod

by Kathryn Blanco / May 20, 2012 /

Top Ten Off the Beaten Path Summer Activities on Cape Cod

 

1.    Take a sail on a whale watch.