A Simple Way To Push Back Against The “Summer Slide”

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JIM CURRAN
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A Simple Way To Push Back Against The “Summer Slide”

Post by JIM CURRAN » Mon Jul 01, 2013 8:22 pm

A Simple Way To Push Back Against The “Summer Slide”

They appear every summer as reliably as the stories about shark attacks: a rash of articles raising the alarm about the “summer slide,” or the loss of learning that grade-school students experience over the months when classes are out. Concern about this leads many a parent to stock up on workbooks and flashcards, or to enroll their children in educational camps and enrichment programs. But is the summer slide really the seasonal disaster that we’ve been warned about? A close look at the research reveals a more complicated picture.

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