2023 Summer Schools, Camps & Children’s Activities Guide – Pages 9 & 10
From Struggling to Succeeding:
Summer School Can Help Your Child
Many parents may harbor negative perceptions of summer school, assuming that it is only for students who are failing or in need of discipline. But the truth is that summer classes offer many advantages that make it a prudent investment in your child's education.
One of the most significant advantages of summer school is that it can help kids consolidate fundamental skills that they may have struggled with or overlooked during the regular school year." Whether it's math, reading, or writing, summer school provides students with a chance to review and reinforce concepts that they didn't quite grasp during the school year. The additional time spent in summer school can also help students build their confidence and improve their academic performance, setting them up for success when they return to school in the fall.
Another benefit of summer school is that it can prevent kids from losing knowledge and skills over the summer break. Research has shown that students who don't engage in any educational activities during the summer months can lose up to two months' worth of learning. This phenomenon, known as the "summer slide," can have a significant impact on a student's academic performance when they return to school in the fall. However, enrolling your child in summer school can help prevent the summer slide by keeping them engaged in learning and reinforcing the skills and knowledge they've already gained.
Finally, summer school can offer kids opportunities for academic enrichment, allowing them to explore new subjects or advance in familiar ones. Many summer schools offer specialized courses in areas like science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) that students may not have had the opportunity to study during the regular school year. These courses can help students develop new interests and skills, and even prepare them for future careers.
Of course, these are just a few of the benefits of summer school. Other advantages include smaller class sizes, more one-on-one attention from teachers, and the opportunity to develop social skills and make new friends. Moreover, summer school can also help students prepare for standardized tests, such as the SAT or ACT, by providing them with additional practice and support.
Summer school is a valuable investment in your child's education that offers numerous benefits. Whether your child needs to catch up on basic skills, prevent the summer slide, or explore new subjects and opportunities, summer school can help them achieve their goals and set them up for academic success in the future. So, if you're looking for ways to keep your child engaged and learning during the summer months, consider enrolling them in a summer school program - it may just be one of the best decisions you ever make for their education.
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