Briarcliff Elementary School kicked off a ‘Summer Reading Adventures’ event at the school Tuesday evening promoting summer reading to students and their parents. Briarcliff students learned about fun reading activities such as the summer book challenge and rewards, free books to read at home and plenty of outdoor activities to support and highlight the fun of reading. Who knew jumping rope, chalk on the sidewalk and finger writing in beach sand can be fun summertime activities to promote reading.
“We see so often 1st and 2nd graders at a critical level in reading, when they return from summer break we notice there has been some regression. This event helps parents to help their children to read during the summer months to ensure so much is not lost and parents are excited about the idea,” said Mary Bartley, a Briarcliff reading Intervention Teacher. Continue Reading . . .