National Summer Learning Day…help prevent Summer Slide!

National Summer Learning Assn. Smarter summers...brighter futures

Nation’s Libraries and Children’s Museums Unite to
Celebrate National Summer Learning Day on July 12!

Celebration Kicks off by Ringing the Closing Bell at the NYSE and Includes
National Read Aloud of Award-Winning Book, Trombone Shorty

Goodbye homework, pop quizzes and science projects!
Hellooo summer – a time when millions of students kick back, chill out and ‘check out.’ The summer months of June, July and August, however, present a classic case of the “summer slide,” when most kids can lose academic skills they worked hard to learn during the school  year.

There’s nothing fun about this kind of slide. It’s a well-documented phenomenon where
students can lose up to three months of progress in reading and math, and these losses add up… [Read More]

Listen to this fantastic radio interview by Milanof-Schock Director, Barbara Basile and Jan Betty, Youth Librarian!  Listen to the interview that is posted on our Facebook page!

Tips to Keep Tweens and Teens learning this summer

Summer Learning PSA (June 2018)

Hear John Urschel, former guard and center of the NFL Baltimore Ravens, message about guarding against the summer slide. John is currently a doctoral student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)!

U.S. News & World Report Is Summer Breaking America’s Schools?  by Seth Cline (June 7, 2018)

Why Summers Matter

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