While some children will enter kindergarten already able to write their names and identify letters of the alphabet, others will just be learning how to sit nicely in a chair or cooperate with other students of the same age. We've put together several criteria to consider as you assess your incoming kindergarteners for academic readiness.
Brittany Becker currently serves as a Marketing Specialist at Edmentum, and has been with the company since 2016. Before her time at Edmentum, Brittany studied both Early Childhood and Elementary Education, and eventually went on to teach 4th grade in Title 1 schools. Because of her background in education, Brittany is passionate about providing educators across the United States and the world with the tools and best practices to empower their students each day in the classroom.
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With Edmentum Exact Path, you can turn to an online summer learning program that’s much more meaningful for your students and beneficial for their varying learning abilities. Discover four tips to keep the learning going using Exact Path, even when students aren’t in the classroom.
Research shows that students can lose two months of math skills every summer and that two-thirds of the achievement gap in reading between low-income students and their middle-income peers can be attributed to summer learning loss in elementary school. Because of this, 9 in 10 teachers spend at least three weeks re-teaching lessons when school begins again. Why accept summer learning loss when you can overcome it with Study Island?