National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment Resource Library
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The NCASE Resource Library connects you with tools, profiles, and information on a range of key topics in Out-of-School Time.

Promoting Learning and Growth for School-Age Children During the Summer Months

On May 16, 2019, NCASE facilitated a webinar to share strategies and introduced new resources aimed at mitigating and preventing the “summer slide” of lost academic progress that many school-age children experience during the summer months. Highlighting the value of summertime child care programming, the webinar included discussion of:

  • NCASE’s new summer-related resources
  • The importance of summer months in promoting school-age children’s growth and development  
  • Strategies for school-age child care providers and parents to prevent the summer slide, including a new set of tip sheets from NCASE   
  • Ways that Child Care Resource and Referral agencies can share information on promising practices with providers and parents   
Related Topics: 
Summer Learning
Engaging Activities
Family and Community Engagement
Parent support and education
Publisher: 
Office of Child Care (OCC)
Author: 
National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment
Resource Type: 
Length: 
59 minutes
Publication Date: 
2019