A profile of one crusader in Philadelphia’s effort to engage children in literacy activities, especially during the summer.
Infusing more structured literacy activities into traditional summer recreational programs for children was a priority this year for Philadelphia — and a challenge.
Summer learning loss is hits immigrants and English language learners harder than U.S. students, especially in language learning, as many children have limited exposure to English at home.
The Notebook is part of a citywide effort to build awareness of the problem of summer learning loss and how to combat it.
A program in Baltimore focuses on using technology to engage students in learning activities over the summer.
In low-income communities, families face a variety of hurdles in trying to head off learning loss when students are on summer break. Springboard Collaborative is a program that focuses on parents and what a difference they can make with just a little support and guidance.
Across the city, summer recreational programs were trying to incorporate reading into their activities this summer.
Summer slide, or summer learning loss, is a big problem in Philadelphia. There are attempts this summer at a coordinated citywide effort to address it.
The Notebook is producing a seven-part multimedia series about summer learning loss in Philadelphia. Here’s why.