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How to Cultivate Your Child's Sense of Wonder in Northern Virginia

 

While vacationing near Assateague Island this summer, I picked up a small book by Rachel Carson entitled The Sense of Wonder. Carson’s descriptive prose recounts delightful explorations with her young nephew Roger near her home in Maine.

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Avoid the Summer Slide: Tips For Keeping Kids Learning

In The Wind in the Willows, Kenneth Grahame writes about Mole’s summer vacation:

This day was only the first of many similar ones for the emancipated Mole, each of them longer and full of interest as the ripening summer moved onward. He learnt to...

Top Ten Summer Reads for Ten-Year-Olds

By Sarah Flenniken, Dominion's Fourth Grade Teacher

 

Reading between the ages of 8-11 can be a magical time. I was around this age when I first remember getting lost in a book for hours at a time. It’s a sweet spot-- most children in this age...