Kannam, J. (2018, June 19). Summer Learning Programs: Benefits Beyond Academics. Retrieved July 23, 2018

As the school year ends, and summer approaches, summer learning is on my mind! A common case made for summer learning programs is to help minimize the “summer slide,” or loss of learning that occurs during the summer months when students may be engaged in less structured educational activities. A review of research indicates that on average, students’ achievement scores decline during the summer, students experience more learning loss in math, and the loss is larger in higher grades.

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