According to a new study by the American Educational Research Association, more than half of the students tracked over a five-year period experienced learning loss over the summer months, averaging a loss of nearly 40 percent of their school year gains each summer.
The study’s authors expect that loss to be magnified by the disruption to in-school learning this year, comparing the period since March to an extended summer vacation for most students.
To help mitigate learning loss, we most often help students over the summer with their core skills – the ones that they will turn to time and again throughout high school and college.
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With Advanced Placement courses a core part of many student’s college application plans, we understand the concern about the administration of AP tests and how students can perform in spite of the present circumstances.
Note: We have updated our original post to reflect the new information released by the College Board on April 3.
Have you ever considered getting a tutor for your student? Our subject tutoring clients come to us from all parts of Montgomery County for many different reasons and represent all grade levels and academic aspirations. While the perception of tutoring is often narrowly focused on students who might have always struggled with school, the truth is that most students will need assistance to maintain or excel at their studies during their academic career.
Here are some scenarios we encounter where students benefit from academic tutoring: