Summer Tips

Summer Learning Loss

Students spend the school year expanding their knowledge and growing their skillset in math, language arts, and the sciences but what happens when Summer comes? How do you continue this intellectual growth and prevent learning loss?
According to an article published by John Hopkins School of Education, learning programs can provide a solution to the impact of Summer learning loss. “Without ongoing opportunities to learn and practice essential skills, kids fall behind on measures of academic achievement over the summer months.”
Key findings of the effect of Summer break on student achievement:

  • At best, students showed little or no academic growth over the summer.
  • At worst, students lost 1-3 months of learning.
  • Learning loss was greater in math than reading.
  • Read more here

What is the solution to Summer learning loss? Programs that blend academic learning in core subjects, hands-on activities and enrichment are shown to promote gains in student learning over the summer. This Summer we are offering half-day and full-day camp options in Public Speaking, Debate, Common Core Writing, Common Core Reading, Math Olympiad, and American Math Competition 8 to advance your child’s learning.