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Most students lose two months of math skills every summer, and 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. Why accept summer learning loss when you can fight it with Study Island? You can use Study Island to run a completely virtual summer learning program consisting of skills practice in all core content areas, as well as additional activities in writing and reading.
As Study Island users will agree, there are so many things to love about this program. From standards-based formative assessments, to real-time progress monitoring and ongoing practice, Study Island hits all the key features educators look for in an online program. In this blog we are highlighting some of teachers’ favorite Study Island features and how they are using them in their classrooms.
Study Island offers printable worksheets for every subject and topic, allowing teachers to use the question banks to provide a pen-to-paper, physical assignment for their learners. I’ve seen schools use these in a variety of innovative ways.