Summer learning matters, especially this year!

Summer learning matters, especially this year!

Summer learning matters, especially this year!  

It isn’t always easy, but there’s so much you can do to help your child learn and grow!

Here’s a plan to help your child this summer.

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Find resources that match what they need.

Find resources that match what they need.

Take a few minutes to do the Readiness Check with your child and get (free) fun activities to support math and reading! It also shows how your child is doing with key skills needed for the next grade.
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Strengthen Life Skills.

Strengthen Life Skills.

Support real-world skills that help your child in and out of school. Show your child how to problem solve, learn from mistakes, and communicate well with others, especially during hard moments.
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Show off what they know!

Show off what they know!

After they read or finish an activity, ask your child to teach you or a family member what they learned. This helps review important skills and build confidence. Try it, even on video!
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Follow their passions!

Follow their passions!

Explore your child’s interests by reading and turning everyday routines/materials into learning moments--practice fractions and measurement while cooking, make bubbles with dish soap, write songs together and more!
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Discover the fun (and free) in your community and the world.

Discover the fun (and free) in your community and the world.

There are more online resources than ever before to connect you to the bigger world -- whether your child wants to watch a live webcam at the local zoo, learn how to do science experiments in the kitchen or practice a new dance routine.
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*Parents 2020: Parents 2020: COVID-19 Closures - A Redefining Moment for Students, Parents, and Schools
**Scholastic Teacher and Principal School Report, 2016

Know the Facts

According to our national survey, 92% of parents believe their child is performing at or above grade level.**
What percentage of teachers say students start the school year prepared for grade-level work?***
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Set your child up for success!

Be A Learning Hero It's estimated* that students could start the school year as much as a full grade behind in math and months behind in reading due to school closures. The good news is the majority of parents nationally say they plan to share what they noticed about their child’s learning during school closures and over the summer**. This will help teachers best support your child in the new year.

Share your summer learning ideas using the hashtag #bealearninghero.org

*NWEA, The Covid-19 Slide, April 2020
*Parents 2020: Parents 2020: COVID-19 Closures - A Redefining Moment for Students, Parents, and Schools
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