Resources

Summer Learning Resources for Parents 

Stopping the Summer Slide by the U.S. Department of Education http://www.ed.gov/blog/2014/03/stopping-the-summer-slide/

 

Summer Learning Tips for Parents by the Iowa Parent Information Resource Center http://www.iowaparents.org/files/SAI4-11SummerLearningTips.pdf

 

Tips for Parents: Summer Activities by The Learning Community http://www.thelearningcommunity.us/resources-by-format/tips-for-parents/summer-activities.aspx

 

Three Tips for Parents to Promote Summer Learning by Brain Chase http://brainchase.com/three-tips-for-parents-to-promote-summer-learning/

 

Summer Learning by Fairfax County Public Schools http://www.fcps.edu/otherlanguages/translations/PDF_FILES/publications/familyschoolpartner/sumlearn/english.pdf

 

Five Ideas to Encourage Learning With Young Children This Summer by NAEYC for Families http://families.naeyc.org/content/five-ideas-encourage-learning-summer
Reading Activities and Ideas

 

The Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge is a free online reading program that provides kids, educators and parents with tools to get excited about reading over the summer. http://www.scholastic.com/ups/campaigns/src-2015

 

Reading Is Fundamental provides a collection of resources about reading and children, including books lists, activities and articles. http://readingisfundamental.org/us/literacy-resources.htm

 

ReadWriteThink offers parent resources for children of all ages aimed at encouraging your child to read and write. http://www.readwritethink.org/parent-afterschool-resources/

 

For ideas for young children and reading visit http://families.naeyc.org/reading-writing/fall-love-reading-ten-simple-things-you-can-do-home

 

Colorín Colorado by Reading Rockets (a bilingual site for families and educators of English learners) offers activities and ideas to help children of all ages enjoy reading. http://www.colorincolorado.org/index.php?langswitch=en

 

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