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Author: Reese Hendricks

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Reese is a husband and father of three kids. He has over 14 years of experience working with parents and their high-schoolers at a nationally ranked top 100 public school in Connecticut, a private international school in South Korea, and a nationally ranked top 500 public school in Iowa. He has a wide and varied breadth of experience in the field of education, in-depth knowledge; an expert consultant, counselor, educator, and accomplished writer.

Posted March 24, 2014, 1:27 p.m. by Reese Hendricks | View Comments
How to Protect Your Teen From Summer Learning Loss

Is your teenager experiencing SLL? Most parents do a pretty good job of helping their teens stay occupied during the summer. However, staying occupied is one thing, preventing SLL, or Summer Learning Loss, is another battle. When I was a teacher in South Korea there were countless admirable things I gleaned from their education system. In fact, American educators and parents can learn much from an industrious nation like South Korea; after all, they have been in the business of teaching and fostering their youth for over 5,000 years. For example, South Korea has nothing near a 12-week summer vacation ...