These new summer programs bring an Online Education twist to “summer bridge” programs.
I recently learned about these relatively inexpensive online summer math programs, to help students refresh and practice their math skills over the summer. Definitely an interesting alternative to the summer bridge books my kids have used. Will some students be more engaged with the material if it is online and interactive?
TenMarks summer programs look like a great way for students to stay on top of math during the summer and avoid the “summer slide”. Students practice one topic at a time with interactive worksheets. Video lessons are available for help when needed.
The workshops cost $39.99 for the entire summer. You can choose from:
Step-up programs – “Get ready for the next school year by reviewing and practicing math concepts from the last school year – and previewing the next years.”
Foundation programs – “Refresh core concepts like Algebra, Geometry, Fractions, Math Operations and more – ideal for introductory and advanced learners.”
Custom program – “Create your own personalized summer program based on an Assessment.”
You know the drill here on EmergingEdTech – if you have any experience with this topic and want to share, we'd love to hear it. Educators – do you know anyone who has used similar “summer help” programs? Have they worked well? Parents – is this something you think is worth trying? Have any of your kids tried any similar approaches, and if so, do you think they were worth the price of admission? We'd love to hear from you.
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