Noelle Carter is the chief curriculum architect at Studies Weekly. She received a Ph.D. in cross-cultural education from the University of Alaska Fairbanks in 2006 and has over 20 years of experience working in education.

Design an Effective Summer school program for elementary students

Designing an Effective Summer School Program for Elementary Students

Learning gains are more important than ever before, and there are many reasons your district may be considering designing a summer school program. Summer enrichment activities help students not only maintain, but also increase their academic skills, according to Miami Dade School District (2011). A Borman and Dowling study found that students from high-poverty schools…