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'Summer Slide' Resources for Parents

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'Summer Slide' Resources for Parents
by Kitlin Louie - Thursday, 2 July 2015, 4:31 PM

Happy Summer to all of our Lochside families!

Summer is often filled with sports camps, family visits and plenty of down time. This is great for kids to have the change of pace and time to be creative. At the same time, it is possible for kids to experience what is known as the “Summer slide”. This is when students lose academic skills, mostly in the areas of math and reading, and then experience setbacks when they return to school in the fall. Here are some ideas and resources for you to use to support your child ...  read more ...