Summer slide can cause low-income children to fall 2.5 to 3 years behind their peers by 5th grade.
Summer Scholars Collaborative Highlights
Summer Learning Collaborative aligns best practices, shares data, and replicates what works to incorporate an enriching literacy component to existing summer camps in Fort Worth. Read Fort Worth co-creates with summer partners a toolkit of research-validated resources to incorporate literacy instruction into each day of camp. The goal is to ensure that students maintain or show improvement in reading performance, mitigating the likelihood of summer slide.
The Literacy Specialist will provide a variety of support to summer programs. The main areas of support include: Classroom Management/Support:, Staff Mentoring/Coaching, Program Specific Assessment Proctoring, and Literacy Instruction Knowledge.
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