[caption id="attachment_38360" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Educators say game-based learning inspires math enthusiasm."]Educators say game-based learning inspires math enthusiasm.[/caption]

Statistics show that over the summer break, most students lose an average of two to three months of math computational skills they learned during the previous school year.  This loss of learning can mean an academic setback for some children that can take weeks, and in some cases months, to remedy when the school bells ring in the fall.

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has characterized the effects of "summer learning loss" as "devastating" and "well-documented."...

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