Stop the Summer Slide!
Several points of research show how student achievement can drop off over the summer if they don’t stay engaged academically. Wondering how to keep your students
reading over the summer? AEA 267, in cooperation with Mackin has developed two summer reading resource websites called I Want To Read. One website has materials for grades K-5 and the other is for secondary students. On both websites there are links to eBooks within your MackinVIA portal, as well as links to a summer reading journal and other book-related activities. These resources are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
A webinar to share information about the research around summer learning loss and the K-12 eBooks accessible through the I Want To Read websites was held on April
18th. We recorded the webinar, and it is now available for viewing.
We have also developed a webpage with resources to go along with these summer reading resources, including a sample parent letter and templates for bookmarks and posters.
If you have questions regarding the AEA 267 summer reading resources, please contact Cheryl Carruthers, AEA 267 Librarian.