Summer Slide – #TeachDifferent Reading Roundup
Five handpicked articles from my PLN about the dreaded “summer slide.” See what the research says and get some strategies to keep students engaged in learning all summer long.
Summer Slide? There’s No Such Thing–Kerry McDonald questions the very existence "What if the children who allegedly experience "summer slide" never really learned at all?"
Schools Let Students Take Laptops Home In Hopes Of Curbing ‘Summer Slide’–More schools are letting students take computers/tablets home over the summer to address the digital divide in hopes of decreasing the summer slide. NPR.org
Three Ways to Prevent Summer Slide–Strategies to help students improve their reading skills this summer. Scholastic.com
Stop The Costly ‘Summer Slide.’ Turn Your Kid Into A Summer Entrepreneur–Three creative ideas to encourage some summer learning through entrepreneurship. www.forbes.com
9 Fun Ways for Your Kids to Avoid the ‘Summer Slide’–Recognizing "that simply reading — without parental guidance or involvement — offers limited help in reading skills," Helena Oliviero suggests a variety of ideas to keep learning happening through the summer. ajc.com