3 ways to accelerate learning in summer school


Accelerating learning this summer is a top priority for many districts. In our latest guide, we share 3 ways to create meaningful classroom experiences this summer to engage students and accelerate their learning.

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How to build student agency into your ELA instruction
Learning begins with content that’s engaging. Students need opportunities for student-led learning or student choice, which is critical for staying motivated in their learning.
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How to embed accessibility supports into your instruction
Students enter the classroom with diverse backgrounds, providing accessibility supports helps meet students where they are and set them up for success.
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How to measure student growth using a variety of low-stakes formative assessments
To accelerate learning in summer programs, measuring student growth can help educators gain clarity on student understanding.
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In order for students to accelerate learning this summer, they must have meaningful learning experiences that set them up for success. So what do “meaningful learning experiences” look like? Picture a classroom that curates lessons that prioritize and embrace the full scope of a child’s developmental needs while also ensuring academic goals are met.

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