School’s out for summer! Just because the semester is coming to an end, doesn’t mean student learning has to end during the summer break. The blog at Teacher Created Materials offers some great ways for students to stay sharp over the summer months:
“Sadly, summer slide isn’t referring to sliding into the pool or sliding on the playground at the park. Summer slide is the reality that 10 weeks out of a school environment can cause students to slide back in their educational growth. Although research can vary, students can lose anywhere from 1 month of school growth to 25% of the years knowledge during the 10 weeks of summer break*. Allowing students to relax and be carefree is definitely a necessity but stopping summer slide can be just as important.
Summer activities to prevent slide don’t have to be boring. Here are 7 ideas.”
Check out more posts from the Teacher Created Materials blog here.
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