Did you know that the average child loses 2 and a half months of math skills during the summer months? In addition, research show that that teachers typically spend 4-6 weeks re-teaching material that students have forgotten over the summer.
The long months of summer can offer the perfect opportunity for families to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the busy school year. However, it's also a good time for parents to find creative ways to keep their kids engaged and learning in order fight the summer brain drain.
Expect More Arizona encourages all parents to build a high expectations culture at home by making education a family priority. Even during the summer months, there are ways that we can keep our kids engaged and focused on learning. For example:
For more information about how you can help kids learning and engaged over the summer, visit Expect More Arizona .
Join the Expect More Arizona movement to ensure world-class education for all Arizona students!
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