Exercise your Mind and Avoid the “Summer Slide”!
 
Research has shown that students who participate in summer reading programs not only maintain reading levels but also score higher on reading achievement tests.  One of the best things parents can do to support their students’ learning is to encourage reading at home especially during the summer months.  Please take advantage of these useful resources to
create a summer reading plan for your child! Click here for additional ideas!
 
There are many reading programs for students to participate in this summer including the New York Senate’s “Dig Into Reading”.  Parents and guardians can register at http://www.nysenate.gov/senator/david-j-valesky to find suggestions on the most popular books among children in grades K-8, track summer reading activity and share progress with others!  For additional titles, click here

Sir Richard Steele suggested that “Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.”   Click here for some great titles for Middle and High School students to keep your mind in shape this summer!