While much about this school year is uncertain, one thing’s for sure—months away from the classroom leads to measurable learning loss in skills like reading and math. This is especially true for students who struggle with learning.
What is the COVID slide?
Education researchers have long described the “summer slide.” Students come back to school out of practice, maybe forgetting some of what they learned. This year’s “COVID slide” is arguably worse.
An opinion article by The New York Times Editorial Board, The Coronavirus’s Lost Generation of Students raised concerns that the same type of learning loss is likely to occur during the COVID-19 pandemic for many children, regardless of learning difficulties. They cited a study by the Northwest Evaluation Association that suggests students returning to school this fall having made 30% less gain in reading skills and 50% less gain in math skills than in a typical year.
Catch Up or Get Ahead
Lindamood-Bell is here to help. With our instruction for reading, comprehension, and math, your student can catch up or get ahead. You can rely on our experience and proven results to make a difference for your child. Identifying strengths and weaknesses is the first step.
Hear Fiona’s parents discuss their concerns and how Lindamood-Bell instruction was the solution.
A Learning Ability Evaluation will uncover the strengths and weaknesses affecting school performance. In a thorough results consultation, we will discuss an individualized learning plan to make school easier.
Get Started With Unprecedented Savings
For a limited time, get started with our Learning Ability Evaluation, and the fee rolls into the cost of instruction.
Plus, enjoy up to 15% off instruction when you secure your child’s schedule. The discount rate varies from 5%-15% off, depending on the number of total sessions scheduled. Savings apply for Learning Center and Online Instruction during the months of August-May.*
Contact us to discuss how we can help support your student this school year. Or call 800-300-1818.
*Discount availability varies per country. Check your local Learning Center for current promotions.