Reversing the Slide: Evidence-based curriculum programs ready teachers to reduce learning loss

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Reversing the Slide: Evidence-based curriculum programs ready teachers to reduce learning loss

  • Over the summer months, students can lose as much as two months of math and reading progress, according to a John Hopkins study. And, research shows that teachers often spend between 4 to 6 weeks re-teaching material that students have forgotten over the summer.
  • Schools and districts across the country can help prevent the summer slide by offering summer school curriculum resources that will help re-engage students and get them excited to learn.

Look to McGraw-Hill Education as your partner in elevating summer school success. The beginning of a new calendar year is the perfect time to prepare for summer learning, including evaluating curriculum programs for adopting or trial. Get the highest return on summer learning with programs that are easy to teach, and timed just right for the short sprints of summer classes.

McGraw-Hill Education programs fit compressed summer time schedules, and make it easy for summer teachers, assistants and even volunteers to get students engaged. Proven digital and print programs ensure students at all levels can retain—and better yet, grow—critical literacy and math skills.

Reading & Language Arts intervention for grades 3 and above

Reading & Language Arts intervention for grades 3 and above
By committing your school or district to trying SRA FLEX Literacy for summer school, you’re taking a big step toward driving reading success, and boosting literacy achievement for struggling readers. FLEX Literacy is a powerful, flexible, data-driven intervention system that combines the best of computer-based and teacher-led instruction, with collaborative learning to prepare students for college and career. Learn more about FLEX summer school offerings.

Math intervention for grades PreK-8

Math intervention for grades PreK-8
Number Worlds summer school solutions include the entire Number Sense unit to help students build a solid mathematical foundation. By incorporating projects and interactive games, students are enabled to make real-world connections as they build math proficiency. Learn more about Number Worlds summer school offerings.

Math skill building for PreK-8

Math skill building for PreK-8
During the summer school months, Building Blocks gives students nearly 300 fully animated digital activities for PreK-8 math practice, conceptual development, and remediation. These digital activities will help students prepare for the upcoming school year.

Reading practice for grades K-12

Reading practice for grades K-12
What better time than summer school to practice, practice, practice reading? SRA Reading Labs 2.0 is an interactive, personalized reading practice program that provides students and teachers access to a proven leveled reading program on any device, anytime, anywhere.

Reading intervention for grades K-3

Reading intervention for grades K-3
Summer school is the perfect time to help low-level readers meet grade-level expectations in time for the start of the school year. SRA Early Interventions in Reading is an early intervention program that works comfortably with your core reading program or for Tier II interventions.

 
  • The Wallace Foundation reports that only 25% of school age children attend summer programs. Worse, more than one-half of the achievement gap can be explained by unequal access to summer learning opportunities—resulting in fewer low-income youth graduating from high school or entering college. For the fortunate students attending summer school programs it’s even more critical that they have access to high quality, research-proven curriculum resources to bridge the gap and ensure back-to-school readiness.

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