As the fall semester comes to a close, teachers and students are packing up for a much needed winter break. It’s good to be away from the classroom for a couple of weeks and spend time with family and friends, but it doesn’t mean we have to stop learning.
Research suggests that students are less likely to regress when they continue reading and writing during breaks. Keeping these skills sharp is important for all students, especially our English Language Learners. For more ideas on how you can support students and their families at home, read here and here.