Summer Stride

Summer Stride

Summertime means longer days and sun, making it the perfect time for learning fun! Start by finding out where your child is doing well and where they may need more help.


Get the Readiness Check, a new (free) digital summer learning tool, and more!

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

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Know before you go!

Know before you go!

Before school lets out, ask the teacher where your child is doing well, where more support may be needed and what you can do over the summer to set them up for success in the next grade.
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Get a Gut Check.

Get a Gut Check.

Take a few minutes to do the Readiness Check and get free videos, games, and more to support math and reading! It shows how your child has learned foundational 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. Whether it’s on the playground or at home, show your child how to problem solve, learn from mistakes, and how to communicate well with others, especially in tough situations.
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Let them show what they know!

Let them show what they know!

Make learning fun by exploring your child’s interests. As they read and play, ask them to teach you what they’re learning. This helps them review important skills and build confidence!
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Discover the fun (and free) in your community.

Discover the fun (and free) in your community.

There are places and spaces to learn all around you! Check out library programs, zoos, parks, or museums to explore new interests. Talk about what you want to learn and what you enjoyed during your visit.
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**Scholastic Teacher and Principal School Report, 2016

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According to our national survey, 90% of parents believe their child is performing at or above grade level.*
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