Murder with Cinnamon Scones

    book link Daisy Swanson and her Aunt Iris run a delightful shop in Pennsylvania’s Amish country with an emphasis on tasty teas and treats—but murder is not so sweet . . . As local merchants unite to attract tourists for a much anticipated weekend quilting event, business is sure to spill over into [...]

Summer Time * How to combat loss

Tuesday & Hope you had a great 3 day holiday. We are on Summer Break but learning doesn’t stop at our house & I am sure you are the same . Summer Reading Loss : On the  average, students’ achievement scores declined over summer vacation by one month’s worth of school-year learning, (2) declines were [...]

Summer Time * Reading Loss help

Summer Reading Loss

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Tuesday & Hope you had a great 3 day holiday. We are on Summer Break but learning doesn’t stop at our house & I am sure you are the same .

Summer Reading Loss :

On the  average, students’ achievement scores declined over summer vacation by one month’s worth of school-year learning,

(2) declines were sharper for math than for reading, and

(3) the extent of loss was larger at higher grade levels. Importantly, they also concluded that income-based reading gaps grew over the summer, given that middle class students tended to show improvement in reading skills while lower-income students tended to experience loss.

How to combat it ?

 Free Reading Programs –

2018 Summer Reading Program – check out your local libraries for details .

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June B Jones newsletter

Barnes & Nobles reading List

Scholastic  Summer Reading

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