Did you know that students over the summer often lose some of the knowledge they have learned earlier in the year? One study showed that students can lose about 2.6 months of grade level equivalency in math and can lose 1 month of grade level equivalency for all other subjects. A study showed 66% of teachers have to spend 3-4 weeks re-teaching students old material at the beginning of the school year. 24% of teachers spend at least 5 – 6 weeks re-teaching material from the previous year.
Don’t let the summer slide happen to your child! Learning over the summer is important. The key to making summer learning successful is it has to be fun. If not, your child will not be invested in it. Over the next several weeks Y3K Tutor In Your Home will give you tips to help you prevent the summer slide. Check back tomorrow!