The Summer Slide occurs every year, all the time after school is over. Much like a typical slide, your children encounter at a playground, sliding during the summer break brings learning loss. Often, the Summer Slide progresses during the middle of the summer break. As soon as children spend time outdoors, at summer camps, or even travel during family vacations, coming back to reality is sometimes dreadful.
However, there is no wondrous remedy. On the other hand, countless experts and teachers encourage, if not, plead you to get your child to read over the summer. How do you motivate your child to read over the summer?
What is the Summer Slide Reading?
The Summer Slide is a traditional term when students are out of school for the summer but forget to continue learning or reading. Countless research showed that summer reading affects mostly low-income students. Regardless of socioeconomic status, children that don’t continue reading over the summer disengage in learning.
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Are students counting the days until school is out for the year? Distractions like these certainly do not motivate students to learn. So, what can you do to make sure your classroom keeps running until the last day?
Your students are marking those days until there is no more reading or assignments. Developing learning activities to motivate students to continue learning is not an easy task. Besides having a set of projects to support your students, take the time to reflect the lessons that worked or not.
Early Years End of School Activities
By now, you probably know that young learners develop language skills through hands-on experiences. Aside from the usual modeling clay, sand, and textile materials, refine those motor skills by using finger paint or scissors.
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Spanish verb conjugation is challenging to learn. Probably one of the most challenging aspects of learning Spanish is trying to memorize which subject-verb agreement go together. Much like English, studying verbs is the perfect time to master the language.
Actions are what motivates you to communicate and interact with one another. Especially with a foreign language, you want to master the essential components. In that way, you will be able to understand what you’re saying. However, for many students, learning Spanish verbs is a difficult task. With so many complicated rules, learning Spanish verb conjugation takes a system of organization and dedication.
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