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Steps to Turn the Summer Slide into Learning

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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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Bilingual literacy development to rock your bilingual classroom

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Bilingual literacy associates reading with comprehension. Whether you’re using hardcover books or digital stories to inspire children to learn, many bilingual stories are short and concise. In the same way, brief stories are ideal choices for literacy so that you can focus on short-reading goals.

Pronunciation, context, vocabulary, and phonological awareness are just a few of the bilingual literacy development children will learn. In developing a reading routine, help children to take time to read the stories they enjoy. While the Lexile level is an integral part of choosing narrative stories, understanding how to select bilingual stories is crucial for multilingual learners.

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Anchor charts to supercharge your bilingual literacy centers

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Anchor charts are more than educational tools around the classroom. These posters hang on walls or clips on boards helping students and teacher with information.

You might use them in your classroom or homeschool group to explain procedures. Whether you are organizing a bilingual literacy station or giving instructions to read, anchor charts help you develop various instructional techniques.

Bilingual literacy centers benefit using them because they design, model, and remind students of many language skills.

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