Help Your Child Avoid the Summer Slide
- 1. Kids that dont spend time practicing theirskills over the summer lose them. Put theirknowledge to use at home to make sure theystart next year at the top of their game.
- 2. Working reading into your summer plans helps ensure that it reallyhappens. Set aside time for reading a book, listening to books on tape, orplaying with reading software to make sure it gets done.
- 3. Math doesnt have tobe done onworksheets. Thereare plenty ofopportunities to getyour child workingwith numbers in waysthat are useful andfun!
- 4. Summer is theperfect time topractice practicalwriting skills-postcards, lists, andchore charts aregreat places topractice.