This summer, our scholars are getting lost in great books for hours in the park, on the train, and at home.
Five Success Academy scholars dish on their favorite books of summer 2017 — and where they like to read.
All Success Academy rising 4th graders will be reading Cece Bell’s incredible graphic novel El Deafo this summer. We’re honored to share a special message from Cece about her enjoyment of reading — which developed with the help of some very special friends. We hope she inspires Success Academy families to find themselves in the pages of an amazing story this summer!
Kwame Alexander, author of 24 books (and counting) and winner of numerous awards such as the 2015 John Newbery Medal for the Most Distinguished Contribution to American Literature for Children, shares some reading encouragement with Success Academy families. Happy #summerSOAR!
Four ways to take your scholar’s summer writing to the next level!
We’re incredibly lucky to live in NYC, where some of the all-time best children’s books are set…
Learning shouldn’t end with the last day of school, and the months off are a wonderful time to enjoy all that NYC has to offer.
Reading challenges are a simple, creative way to inspire the reluctant readers among us and a tool to keep pushing avid readers to new heights. They are also a powerful antidote against summer slide.
We don’t want to just prevent summer slide; we want to reverse it. We want to achieve Summer Soar.
Numerous studies indicate that kids who don’t read regularly over the summer fall an average of two months behind, and that children from lower-income homes are most at risk.
For as many reading logs, timers, incentive programs, and star charts there are, there are as many individuals staunchly opposed to applying any extrinsic motivation to reading. And I can’t say I disagree with them.