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According to Education Week, “education leaders are already bracing for a worse ‘Summer Slide’ this year for students whose schools were shut down to curb the spread of coronavirus. But new research suggests the so-called coronavirus or ‘COVID Slide’ is going to be significantly worse.”
During the summer, students who do not practice their math skills can lose as much as three months of learning or more with the schools’ shut down. With the added effect of Covid-19, this loss can be as much as a FULL YEAR!
This not only hurts the student's retention of the material learned during the previous school year but can make it much harder for them to stay at the right pace during the next school year. This summer learning loss can also have long-lasting effects, including lower test scores, lower self-confidence, and a lower chance of success in high school and college.
STAAR Test to Resume in 2020-2021 School Year
While Texas public school districts finalize their plans for a return to the classroom, but they know the state will resume its high-stakes standardized testing for millions of students.
Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath told the state Board of Education on Tuesday that the annual State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness, also known as STAAR, will return in the 2020-21 school year.
**Coupled with the shutdown from last year, this school year will be unlike any other - but we are prepared to help!!**
What is a concerned parent to do? Seek help!
At Mathnasium we offer two options for our Mathnasium Method to prevent and conquer this Summer Slide and get ready to get back to school. One is our proven Mathnasium@home platform where the student receives the same one-on-one instructor interface with Mathnasium materials as they would receive in the center. The other is our In-Center sessions that have resumed under careful CDC guidelines. Any Mathnasium@home student can switch to In-Center sessions at any time. Our Back-To-School programs are not only effective but fun for the students! See the following testimonial:
“Mathnasium is amazing!!! My kids used to hate math! Since I’ve enrolled them into Mathnasium, not only have they come to enjoy and love Math, but for the first time, math is easy for them. What a wonderful experience, that Mathnasium has provided my kids!”
Call for our Back-to-School specials that will fit your schedule and budget. We offer FREE assessments and consultations. Call us now so you do not miss out on our early-enrollment special.
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