© 2024 Michigan State University Board of Trustees
Public Media from Michigan State University
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations
TECHNOTE: 90.5 FM and AM870 reception

Now that it's summer, can I take a break from helping my child with their education?

From Mrs. Pizzo's Workshop

A: It is appropriate to take a rest from the structure of schooling or (in today's normal) at-home-learning but remember children are ALWAYS learning.

Their brains absorb an astronomical amount of information each day and processing that information is a part of their growth and development. From language to creativity to social skills and the sciences, a child's education is continuous and varied. Summers are wonderful for slowing the pace of life and focusing on family but keep your child motivated by introducing new challenges to their learning with variety and within the structure of summer fun and togetherness.

Mrs. Pizzo

visit Mrs. Pizzo's Workshop

Robin Pizzo leads the education outreach efforts of WKAR Public Media at Michigan State University, the PBS and NPR affiliate serving Michigan's capital region. Robin convenes partnerships and coordinates station initiatives such as WKAR Family and Ready to Learn to bring workshops, learning tools, and other resources into the community to help kids be resilient, lifelong learners.
Related Content
To help strengthen our local reporting as WKAR's fiscal year ends, we need 75 new or upgraded sustainers by June 30th. Become a new monthly donor or increase your donation to support the trustworthy journalism you'll rely on before Election Day. Donate now.