Reducing the Summer Slide

The “summer slide” refers to the weakening in children’s reading abilities that occurs during the summer months when they are away from the classroom and, therefore, not participating in formal literacy programs. RIF believes there is no better time than summer to begin helping our children bridge the gap in learning between the end of one school year and the beginning of the next one. Follow these ten tips to keep your child off the summer slide this summer:

Resource Information

Age Range
2 - 18
Grade Level
Pre-K - 12th