Tips for avoiding the “summer slide”
Summer means a much-needed break for kids, but it can also mean a break in learning and, in many cases, a regrettable loss of newly developed reading skills.The so-called “summer slide” is particularly problematic for kids who are already struggling with reading. If you don’t want to risk a child losing ground over the summer, it’s important to make sure he has opportunities to practice growing reading skills. The good news is that summer doesn’t need to stall your child’s progress, and it can even be an opportunity to gain reading fluency and enthusiasm.
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