Five Easy Ways to Fight Summer Slide

Starting the academic year with achievement levels lower than where they were at the beginning of summer break is commonly known as summer learning loss, summer setback, or summer slide. Studies have shown that on average, students’ achievement scores declined over summer break by one month’s worth of school-year learning. It’s concerning because declines are … Continue reading Five Easy Ways to Fight Summer Slide

How has COVID affected students – 5 Useful Strategies to Bounce Back

After two years of pandemic-related disruptions to K-12 education, the big question remains, how has COVID affected students and how do we help students bounce back?   A study released in January 2022 by Brown University was able to quantify pandemic related learning-loss by looking at assessment data and comparing it to pre-pandemic records. The … Continue reading How has COVID affected students – 5 Useful Strategies to Bounce Back