Summer Slide


What is summer slide? It sounds fun! Not this slide! The "Summer Slide" is the academic regression children experience during the extended break from school. Children who don't regularly read during the summer can lose up to three month of reading progress and this has a cumulative, long term effect. We don't want to start the new school year at a lower reading level. Removing reading from your daily routine through the summer will give the impression that reading is something the teacher makes us do rather than choosing  to do it because we want to. Your teacher may [...]