Calculate how much the gasoline will cost to reach a destination traveled by car.

## PREVENT THE SUMMER SLIDE #16: MATH

Calculate how many gallons of gas the car will be need for the upcoming trip.

## PREVENT THE SUMMER SLIDE #13: MATH

Have your student use their math skills to decide which is the best deal on hotels and airfare.

## PREVENT THE SUMMER SLIDE #11: MATH

Practice determining tip amounts at a restaurant without a calculator.

## PREVENT THE SUMMER SLIDE #7: MATH

Create a simple allowance system by giving your child tasks to earn money. Use the saving and spending of money to work on math concepts. This includes addition, subtraction, money values and making change.

## PREVENT THE SUMMER SLIDE #4: MATH

When cooking, review the different units of measure and fractions.

## PREVENT THE SUMMER SLIDE #1: MATH

Learn how a credit card works. The concepts covered here include addition, subtraction, percents and decimals.

## Summer Slide Help

The key to preventing the summer slide is to get your child involved in everyday activities that reinforce and utilize the concepts they learned in school. A little work every day on a troubling area will help your student improve and feel more confident when they return to school in the fall. Starting tomorrow we will have lots of great, easy tips you can do to prevent the summer slide.

## Summer Slide

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!

## Summer Tutoring and Test Prep

Students lose between 1 to 3 months worth of math skills over the summer. To avoid this summer slide, schedule your fun and relaxing Y3K Tutor In Your Home summer tutoring and test prep today.

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