UNC Charlotte Program Manager Kristy Wilson discusses the summer slide and what parents can do to prevent it. Click below to view the video.
Key Takeaways include:
- Statistics show that over two-thirds of the achievement gap is caused by the summer slide.
- Some of the activities that parents can do with their children to prevent learning loss at home include:
- Read with your children daily
- Play online math games
- Go on a virtual field trip
- Encourage writing
Other ways to prevent learning loss include summer reading programs via your local library, reading enrichment programs, and other youth programming including UNC Charlotte's Camps on Campus.
Led by quality instructors and staff, UNC Charlotte Camps on Campus allows campers to explore a variety of subjects each summer. Read more on what Camps on Campus has to offer and view our camps schedule.