Summer slide is a loss of learning skills and knowledge during the summer months. One way to combat it is to secure access to print or electronic books (and the public library is the first destination to think about).
As the infographic from Tales 2 Go shows, audiobooks are also a very convenient way to combat summer learning slide.
Literacy experts have long understood that children need to be good listeners in order to become good readers, which is why the CCSS elevates listening to a skill equivalent to reading, writing and speaking. Effectively there is a link between listening, vocabulary acquisition and retention and proficient reading. And, oh yeah, kids love listening to a good story.
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