The summer is a crucial time to keep our readers on track. It is important that we continue to enhance the developing reading skills while simultaneously supporting deficits. We all know that time on task is important in becoming a strong reader. There are also specific skill areas we can address to support all levels of readers.
HOW children are taught matters, whether at home during a pandemic or in a traditional classroom. Learning to read requires mastery of specific skills. Especially now, preventing the “summer slide” and beyond means doubling down on the fundamentals of reading.