How to Increase Learning and Reduce Summer Slide Through Play
Join us at 8 PM EST, July 23rd as we discuss ideas and solutions that you can use to beat the summer slide and encourage summer learning. Give your children/grandchildren/students a head start on their next school year with fun summer learning strategies from Julie Belair-Bak.
What is the Summer Slide?
The summer slide occurs when a student loses what they’ve learned in school over the summer break.
Facts about the summer slide:
- 91% of teachers say students forget or “lose” some skills, knowledge, or grade-level equivalency
- 93% of teachers agree that students will be more successful if they maintain some form of learning during the summer
- Summer learning loss can be blamed for roughly two-thirds of the achievement gap by grade 9
- 76% of parents wish educators would talk more about summer learning loss and how to prevent it