While everyone can appreciate a good lazy day, the academic consequences of an entire summer off is not something to take lightly. In fact, ASCD reports that, on average, elementary students lose one month of learning over the summer. Even more concerning is the fact that learning loss from this “summer slide” seems to be cumulative. Keep your students learning all summer long with these 10 tips.
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It’s important to remember that a proper budget sets the foundation for everything you and your staff do over the course of the new school year. Here are three things to keep in mind when working on next year’s budget.
Rather than see some of that hard-earned literacy learning slip away over the summer, you can employ technology tools to support learning even when school doors have closed for the break. Edmentum’s 2-in-1 pre-K through 6th grade program, Reading Eggs and Reading Eggspress, provides a rich online experience that can be enjoyed by students anytime, anywhere. Here, we’ll take a look at five ways your students can use this learn-to-read solution throughout summer vacation
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.
[Edmentum’s April Webinars] Summer Learning and Making the Most of the End of the Year with Edmentum!
Every month, Edmentum holds webinars focused on informative and educational topics that make great opportunities for all educators to conveniently fulfill professional development requirements and